The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within AppSense, Inc.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AppSense
Rank 139 145 126
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing AppSense 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £228 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.06% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -38.64%
AppSense
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1207 1290 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.52% 40.01% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 773 610
Average daily rate £356 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.38 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £30.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppSense across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppSense across the South West region.

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in the South West

AppSense
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

AppSense Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 4 £235 -
Gloucestershire +11 1 £125 -3.84%
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing AppSense also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AppSense.

1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Wyse
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
3 4 (57.14%) CA
3 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing AppSense also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AppSense. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
1 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESX
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) BitLocker
5 1 (14.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) CA
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Wyse
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Polycom
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Canon
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos