The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 503 467 389
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -78
Contract jobs citing AppSense 110 125 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.52% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 74 101
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £351
% change year-on-year
- -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £20.48 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £21.60 £30.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% +2.43%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AppSense Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AppSense
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppSense within the UK.

AppSense Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AppSense
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

AppSense Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AppSense
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AppSense within the UK.

AppSense Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AppSense
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AppSense within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

AppSense Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

AppSense
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
England -38 101 £325 -2.62% 19
London +1 48 £375 +12.35% 6
North West -17 26 £280 - 9
City of London +3 17 £350 +7.69% 1
South East -20 14 £350 -25.53% 3
Manchester +1 11 £250 -13.79% 3
Lancashire -7 11 £270 -3.56% 1
Blackpool +5 7 £270 -0.91%
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £200 -22.33%
Scotland -5 6 £313 +11.60%
Hampshire +6 5 £275 -
Yorkshire -18 5 £300 -22.58%
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
South West -10 4 £285 -25.97%
Berkshire +7 3 £475 +0.52% 2
Reading +7 3 £475 +0.52% 2
Bristol +2 3 £280 +12.00%
Erskine +2 3 £300 +7.14%
Renfrewshire -2 3 £300 +7.14%
North East -19 3 £300 -
Merseyside - 3 £300 - 3
Wales - 3 £374 -
Liverpool - 3 £300 - 3
Glasgow 0 2 £325 -
York -7 2 £300 -22.58%
North Yorkshire -7 2 £300 -22.58%
Winchester - 2 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £469 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 195 (80.58%) Citrix
2 174 (71.90%) Windows
3 126 (52.07%) XenApp
4 120 (49.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 112 (46.28%) Active Directory
5 112 (46.28%) Microsoft
6 105 (43.39%) VMware
7 82 (33.88%) Windows 7
8 80 (33.06%) SCCM
9 73 (30.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (25.62%) XenDesktop
11 55 (22.73%) NetScaler
12 52 (21.49%) Security Cleared
13 46 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
14 45 (18.60%) Finance
15 42 (17.36%) DNS
15 42 (17.36%) ITIL
16 38 (15.70%) Migration
17 36 (14.88%) DHCP
18 34 (14.05%) PowerShell
18 34 (14.05%) vSphere
19 33 (13.64%) SQL
19 33 (13.64%) Wyse
20 31 (12.81%) Windows Server 2003
21 30 (12.40%) MS Excel
21 30 (12.40%) VPN
22 28 (11.57%) SC Cleared
23 27 (11.16%) Windows Server 2012
23 27 (11.16%) Application Packaging
24 26 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (7.85%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.79%) Lync
4 13 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.72%) IIS
6 7 (2.89%) WorkSite
7 5 (2.07%) Apache
7 5 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.41%) JBoss
9 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.68%) MS Office
3 6 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.31%) Office 365
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.73%) NetScaler
2 42 (17.36%) DNS
3 36 (14.88%) DHCP
4 30 (12.40%) VPN
5 25 (10.33%) SAN
6 22 (9.09%) WAN
7 21 (8.68%) LAN
8 18 (7.44%) Firewall
9 8 (3.31%) Wireshark
10 7 (2.89%) VLAN
10 7 (2.89%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.89%) SSL
11 5 (2.07%) SMTP
12 4 (1.65%) Internet
13 3 (1.24%) DMZ
13 3 (1.24%) IPv4
13 3 (1.24%) SMS
13 3 (1.24%) Wireless
13 3 (1.24%) Network Security
14 2 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (6.61%) MSI
2 4 (1.65%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.24%) WinDbg
3 3 (1.24%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.41%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
General
1 45 (18.60%) Finance
2 11 (4.55%) Banking
3 9 (3.72%) Law
4 6 (2.48%) Legal
4 6 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.24%) Publishing
7 2 (0.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (20.25%) Analyst
2 26 (10.74%) Technical Analyst
3 23 (9.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 23 (9.50%) Consultant
4 19 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (6.61%) Applications Packager
5 16 (6.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (5.37%) Architect
7 11 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 11 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (4.13%) Citrix Consultant
8 10 (4.13%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (3.72%) Server Engineer
9 9 (3.72%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (3.72%) Security Engineer
9 9 (3.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (3.31%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (3.31%) Citrix Analyst
11 7 (2.89%) Environment Manager
11 7 (2.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (11.16%) Application Packaging
2 8 (3.31%) Web Services
3 6 (2.48%) .NET
3 6 (2.48%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.24%) WCF
4 3 (1.24%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.83%) Middleware
6 1 (0.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.74%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.68%) PKI
3 20 (8.26%) Thin Client
3 20 (8.26%) Fat Client
4 13 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.96%) Blackberry
6 8 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.65%) Clustering
9 3 (1.24%) Life Science
9 3 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) User Experience
10 2 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.41%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.41%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 174 (71.90%) Windows
2 82 (33.88%) Windows 7
3 73 (30.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (12.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (11.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (5.37%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.55%) UNIX
8 8 (3.31%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.07%) Solaris
10 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.41%) Android
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.41%) AIX
12 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.36%) ITIL
2 38 (15.70%) Migration
3 14 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (4.96%) Validation
4 12 (4.96%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (4.13%) Business Transformation
5 10 (4.13%) Server Building
6 9 (3.72%) Change Management
7 8 (3.31%) Project Management
7 8 (3.31%) Incident Management
7 8 (3.31%) Patch Management
7 8 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (2.89%) Time Management
9 6 (2.48%) Change Control
9 6 (2.48%) Capacity Management
9 6 (2.48%) Software Delivery
9 6 (2.48%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.07%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.07%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.05%) PowerShell
2 33 (13.64%) SQL
3 14 (5.79%) VBScript
4 7 (2.89%) VB
4 7 (2.89%) C
5 5 (2.07%) Perl
5 5 (2.07%) Python
5 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.24%) C#
6 3 (1.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (21.49%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 26 (10.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (9.92%) Citrix Certification
5 20 (8.26%) MCSE
6 19 (7.85%) CCEE
7 17 (7.02%) DV Cleared
8 13 (5.37%) CCEA
9 11 (4.55%) Degree
10 9 (3.72%) MCITP
10 9 (3.72%) CCIA
10 9 (3.72%) MOS
11 8 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (3.31%) MCP
12 7 (2.89%) CCA
12 7 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (2.48%) VCP5
14 5 (2.07%) CCAA
14 5 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.65%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 20 (8.26%) QA
2 16 (6.61%) SLA
3 5 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (52.07%) XenApp
2 120 (49.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 112 (46.28%) Active Directory
4 62 (25.62%) XenDesktop
5 46 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (14.05%) vSphere
7 23 (9.50%) Hyper-V
8 16 (6.61%) BitLocker
9 14 (5.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 14 (5.79%) Terminal Server
10 11 (4.55%) XenServer
11 10 (4.13%) MetaFrame
12 5 (2.07%) Terminal Services
12 5 (2.07%) VMware ESX
12 5 (2.07%) HDFS
13 3 (1.24%) UAG
13 3 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (1.24%) Xen
14 2 (0.83%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 80 (33.06%) SCCM
2 11 (4.55%) EdgeSight
3 6 (2.48%) SCOM
4 5 (2.07%) Zenoss
4 5 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (2.07%) Nagios
4 5 (2.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (1.65%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (1.24%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.83%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.83%) DameWare
7 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.83%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.83%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.41%) SCSM
8 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 195 (80.58%) Citrix
2 112 (46.28%) Microsoft
3 105 (43.39%) VMware
4 33 (13.64%) Wyse
5 17 (7.02%) Altiris
5 17 (7.02%) HP
6 14 (5.79%) Oracle
7 13 (5.37%) Dell
7 13 (5.37%) Symantec
7 13 (5.37%) Lumension
8 10 (4.13%) Cisco
9 9 (3.72%) NetApp
10 8 (3.31%) Splunk
11 7 (2.89%) Interwoven
12 6 (2.48%) EMC
13 4 (1.65%) IBM
13 4 (1.65%) Remedy
13 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.65%) Apple
13 4 (1.65%) CheckPoint
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