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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 128 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing AppSense 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.20% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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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
1136 1275 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.78% 43.03% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 843 512
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 74 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
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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 +11 4 £285 +14.00%
Wiltshire +3 1 £420 +52.72%
Dorset - 1 £450 - 1
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) XenApp
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Wyse
5 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
5 4 (36.36%) Lync
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
5 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 4 (36.36%) Symantec
6 3 (27.27%) CA
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) SCVMM
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (36.36%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (63.64%) XenDesktop
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) BitLocker
5 3 (27.27%) Xen
5 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCVMM
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Wyse
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Symantec
5 3 (27.27%) CA
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) Intel
6 1 (9.09%) Genesys
6 1 (9.09%) Acronis
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade