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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 495 456 484
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +28
Contract jobs citing AppSense 117 130 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 50
Average daily rate
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£300 £361 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.95% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £533 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £334 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.98% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 1
Average hourly rate £22.00 £31.56 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% -32.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £31.56 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-30.28% -32.86%

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -31 108 £300 -16.95% 24
London +15 49 £283 -23.90% 11
North West -5 33 £273 -9.16% 2
South East -8 14 £325 -5.45% 5
City of London +24 11 £203 -37.69% 6
South West -47 9 £340 -32.00% 1
Scotland - 6 £316 - 1
Berkshire +10 4 £363 +0.69% 2
Reading +17 3 £400 -1.84% 1
Surrey -14 3 £325 -14.75% 1
East of England -20 3 £356 +7.95% 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Manchester -19 2 £290 -30.74% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £356 - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Poole - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Leominster - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - - 1
Crewe - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 208 (80.62%) Windows
2 196 (75.97%) Citrix
3 143 (55.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 126 (48.84%) Windows 7
5 119 (46.12%) SCCM
6 98 (37.98%) XenApp
6 98 (37.98%) Microsoft
7 85 (32.95%) XenDesktop
8 84 (32.56%) Active Directory
9 72 (27.91%) VMware
10 66 (25.58%) Security Cleared
11 55 (21.32%) Windows XP
12 54 (20.93%) SC Cleared
13 46 (17.83%) MS Office
14 44 (17.05%) DNS
15 43 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 39 (15.12%) Lumension
17 37 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
17 37 (14.34%) Blackberry
18 36 (13.95%) Windows Vista
19 34 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 34 (13.18%) DHCP
19 34 (13.18%) CA
20 33 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
20 33 (12.79%) Finance
21 32 (12.40%) XenServer
22 30 (11.63%) Application Packaging
22 30 (11.63%) Software Deployment
23 29 (11.24%) SLA
23 29 (11.24%) SharePoint

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 29 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 27 (10.47%) Lync
3 15 (5.81%) MS Exchange
4 13 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.55%) WorkSite
7 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.16%) IIS
8 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 46 (17.83%) MS Office
2 27 (10.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (17.05%) DNS
2 34 (13.18%) DHCP
3 28 (10.85%) SMS
4 16 (6.20%) SAN
5 13 (5.04%) VPN
6 12 (4.65%) NetScaler
6 12 (4.65%) Firewall
7 8 (3.10%) WAN
8 7 (2.71%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.33%) LAN
10 4 (1.55%) NAS
11 3 (1.16%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.78%) Wireless
13 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (10.08%) MSI
2 13 (5.04%) AdminStudio
3 8 (3.10%) InstallShield
4 4 (1.55%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 33 (12.79%) Finance
2 8 (3.10%) Banking
3 6 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.94%) Legal
5 3 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.16%) Law
6 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.78%) Front Office
6 2 (0.78%) Local Government
6 2 (0.78%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.39%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (12.79%) Support Engineer
2 31 (12.02%) Consultant
3 27 (10.47%) Desktop Support
4 26 (10.08%) Applications Packager
5 25 (9.69%) Analyst
6 22 (8.53%) Citrix Engineer
6 22 (8.53%) Desktop Engineer
7 19 (7.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 16 (6.20%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (5.43%) Citrix Consultant
9 14 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.04%) Wintel Engineer
10 13 (5.04%) Architect
11 9 (3.49%) Citrix Specialist
12 8 (3.10%) Technical Support
12 8 (3.10%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (2.71%) Project Manager
14 6 (2.33%) Tester
14 6 (2.33%) Support Analyst
14 6 (2.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.63%) Application Packaging
2 6 (2.33%) Web Services
2 6 (2.33%) Middleware
3 5 (1.94%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.16%) ODBC
5 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.78%) .NET
6 1 (0.39%) HTML
6 1 (0.39%) COM
6 1 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.34%) Blackberry
2 15 (5.81%) Thin Client
2 15 (5.81%) Fat Client
3 7 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.33%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.94%) iPad
6 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.39%) FMCG
8 1 (0.39%) Equities
8 1 (0.39%) PKI
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) NHS
8 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 208 (80.62%) Windows
2 126 (48.84%) Windows 7
3 55 (21.32%) Windows XP
4 43 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (13.95%) Windows Vista
7 33 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.71%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.94%) UNIX
10 3 (1.16%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.78%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.39%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.39%) SUSE
12 1 (0.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.63%) Software Deployment
2 23 (8.91%) ITIL
3 21 (8.14%) Migration
4 8 (3.10%) TQM
4 8 (3.10%) Workflow
5 6 (2.33%) Service Management
5 6 (2.33%) Service Delivery
5 6 (2.33%) Incident Management
5 6 (2.33%) Performance Testing
5 6 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (1.94%) Mentoring
6 5 (1.94%) Service Desk Management
6 5 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (1.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (1.94%) Information Security
7 4 (1.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (1.55%) Change Management
7 4 (1.55%) Business Continuity
7 4 (1.55%) Validation
7 4 (1.55%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.53%) SQL
2 15 (5.81%) VBScript
3 14 (5.43%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.26%) VB
5 6 (2.33%) C
6 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 66 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 54 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.04%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.49%) CCA
4 9 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.55%) CCEA
5 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.55%) MOS
6 3 (1.16%) Degree
6 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.16%) CCNA
6 3 (1.16%) MCSE
7 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.78%) MCITP
7 2 (0.78%) CCEE
8 1 (0.39%) CCIA
8 1 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.24%) SLA
2 6 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (55.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 98 (37.98%) XenApp
3 85 (32.95%) XenDesktop
4 84 (32.56%) Active Directory
5 34 (13.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (12.40%) XenServer
7 26 (10.08%) vSphere
8 21 (8.14%) Hyper-V
9 10 (3.88%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.55%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.55%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.16%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.78%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 119 (46.12%) SCCM
2 16 (6.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (5.43%) SCOM
4 12 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.16%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.16%) AppManager
7 2 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.39%) WSUS
8 1 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.39%) WMI
8 1 (0.39%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 196 (75.97%) Citrix
2 98 (37.98%) Microsoft
3 72 (27.91%) VMware
4 39 (15.12%) Lumension
5 34 (13.18%) CA
6 28 (10.85%) Altiris
7 22 (8.53%) HP
8 16 (6.20%) Symantec
9 12 (4.65%) Bloomberg
10 11 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (4.26%) eSpeed
10 11 (4.26%) Murex
10 11 (4.26%) MarketAxess
10 11 (4.26%) ION Trading
11 10 (3.88%) Oracle
12 7 (2.71%) Wyse
12 7 (2.71%) Dell
13 5 (1.94%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.94%) Apple
14 4 (1.55%) Interwoven
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