The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 415 359 496
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +137
Contract jobs citing AppSense 175 189 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.84% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 115 59
Average daily rate £325 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £290 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £363 £295
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +22.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £41.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +42.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -108 162 £325 -15.58% 28
London -63 57 £325 -18.59% 11
North West +7 48 £271 +9.59% 5
South East -11 32 £394 +5.00% 3
Lancashire -2 23 £261 -
City of London -28 20 £325 -23.52% 6
Surrey -9 17 £400 +6.66%
Cheshire -12 15 £350 +41.41% 2
Chester -3 13 £350 -
South West -14 10 £293 +125.00% 4
Gloucestershire +10 9 £346 +166.34% 1
Bracknell +6 9 £402 -
Berkshire -2 9 £402 - 2
Manchester -6 9 £260 - 3
East of England -36 8 £400 +6.66% 4
Scotland -1 7 £295 -30.70% 1
Yorkshire -18 4 £300 -26.15%
South Wales -15 3 £238 -38.31%
Wales -17 3 £238 -38.31%
Cambridgeshire -17 3 £375 +0.26% 3
Buckinghamshire -21 2 £220 -37.14% 1
Norfolk - 2 £310 -
Gloucester - 2 £400 - 1
North East - 2 - -
Milton Keynes -19 1 £220 -37.14% 1
West Midlands -24 1 - - 1
Edinburgh -26 1 £356 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
Durham - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £275 - 1

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 244 (83.28%) Citrix
2 232 (79.18%) Windows
3 177 (60.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 171 (58.36%) XenApp
5 146 (49.83%) Microsoft
6 139 (47.44%) Windows 7
7 125 (42.66%) Active Directory
8 110 (37.54%) SCCM
9 107 (36.52%) XenDesktop
10 82 (27.99%) Migration
11 79 (26.96%) VMware
12 69 (23.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 57 (19.45%) Application Packaging
15 53 (18.09%) MS Office
16 52 (17.75%) Windows XP
16 52 (17.75%) Finance
16 52 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 47 (16.04%) PowerShell
18 45 (15.36%) XenServer
19 44 (15.02%) NetScaler
20 42 (14.33%) Security Cleared
21 40 (13.65%) MSI
22 39 (13.31%) VBScript
23 37 (12.63%) ITIL
23 37 (12.63%) MS Excel
24 35 (11.95%) SC Cleared
24 35 (11.95%) vSphere
25 33 (11.26%) MS Exchange
26 32 (10.92%) SQL Server

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (11.26%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 13 (4.44%) Lync
3 12 (4.10%) CloudStack
4 7 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.71%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.37%) IIS
7 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 53 (18.09%) MS Office
2 37 (12.63%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Khalix
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.02%) NetScaler
2 18 (6.14%) DNS
3 17 (5.80%) VPN
3 17 (5.80%) Firewall
4 16 (5.46%) DHCP
5 15 (5.12%) SAN
6 13 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.75%) SMS
8 7 (2.39%) WAN
9 4 (1.37%) LAN
10 2 (0.68%) LDAP
11 1 (0.34%) Wireless
11 1 (0.34%) Internet
11 1 (0.34%) MPLS
11 1 (0.34%) SSL
11 1 (0.34%) FTP
11 1 (0.34%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 40 (13.65%) MSI
2 17 (5.80%) AdminStudio
3 13 (4.44%) InstallShield
4 9 (3.07%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 52 (17.75%) Finance
2 27 (9.22%) Banking
3 17 (5.80%) Local Government
4 14 (4.78%) Financial Institution
4 14 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.07%) Publishing
6 8 (2.73%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.05%) Law
8 5 (1.71%) Legal
9 3 (1.02%) Front Office
9 3 (1.02%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (19.45%) Applications Packager
2 43 (14.68%) Consultant
3 40 (13.65%) Citrix Engineer
4 35 (11.95%) Support Engineer
5 30 (10.24%) Analyst
6 28 (9.56%) Citrix Consultant
7 24 (8.19%) Desktop Support
8 23 (7.85%) Architect
9 17 (5.80%) Wintel Engineer
10 16 (5.46%) Desktop Engineer
11 13 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 12 (4.10%) Support Analyst
13 11 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.41%) Citrix Support
15 9 (3.07%) Senior Citrix Engineer
15 9 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (3.07%) Citrix Specialist
16 8 (2.73%) Platform Engineer
17 7 (2.39%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (19.45%) Application Packaging
2 11 (3.75%) XML
3 6 (2.05%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.68%) Web Services
4 2 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.22%) Blackberry
2 23 (7.85%) Thin Client
2 23 (7.85%) Fat Client
3 14 (4.78%) Hedge funds
3 14 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.07%) iPad
5 7 (2.39%) iPhone
5 7 (2.39%) Replication
6 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.34%) Statistics
8 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.34%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 232 (79.18%) Windows
2 139 (47.44%) Windows 7
3 69 (23.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (20.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (17.75%) Windows XP
6 21 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (5.80%) Windows Vista
8 16 (5.46%) Linux
9 11 (3.75%) UNIX
10 7 (2.39%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.71%) SUSE
13 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (27.99%) Migration
2 37 (12.63%) ITIL
3 19 (6.48%) Service Management
4 15 (5.12%) Software Deployment
5 11 (3.75%) Compatibility Testing
6 10 (3.41%) PRINCE2
7 9 (3.07%) Project Management
7 9 (3.07%) Incident Management
8 8 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (2.39%) Project Planning
9 7 (2.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.39%) TQM
10 5 (1.71%) Test Scripting
10 5 (1.71%) Service Delivery
11 4 (1.37%) Change Control
11 4 (1.37%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (1.37%) DNA
11 4 (1.37%) ITSM
11 4 (1.37%) Workflow
11 4 (1.37%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.04%) PowerShell
2 39 (13.31%) VBScript
3 24 (8.19%) SQL
4 19 (6.48%) VB
5 9 (3.07%) Perl
6 7 (2.39%) C
7 2 (0.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (14.33%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.95%) SC Cleared
3 25 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (7.85%) Citrix Certification
5 18 (6.14%) MCITP
6 16 (5.46%) CCEA
6 16 (5.46%) CCA
7 13 (4.44%) MCSE
8 8 (2.73%) Degree
9 5 (1.71%) CCEE
10 4 (1.37%) MCSA
10 4 (1.37%) MCP
11 3 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.02%) CCNA
11 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.02%) CCAA
12 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.34%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.34%) CISSP
12 1 (0.34%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.48%) SLA
2 5 (1.71%) QA
2 5 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 177 (60.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 171 (58.36%) XenApp
3 125 (42.66%) Active Directory
4 107 (36.52%) XenDesktop
5 52 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (15.36%) XenServer
7 35 (11.95%) vSphere
8 16 (5.46%) VMware ESX
9 12 (4.10%) Hyper-V
10 7 (2.39%) UAG
11 5 (1.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.71%) IAG
11 5 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.37%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.02%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 110 (37.54%) SCCM
2 30 (10.24%) SCOM
3 13 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (3.07%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.71%) AppDNA
6 4 (1.37%) WSUS
7 2 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.34%) WMI
8 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.34%) AppManager
8 1 (0.34%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 244 (83.28%) Citrix
2 146 (49.83%) Microsoft
3 79 (26.96%) VMware
4 26 (8.87%) Altiris
5 23 (7.85%) HP
6 22 (7.51%) Lumension
7 19 (6.48%) Wyse
8 14 (4.78%) CA
9 13 (4.44%) NetApp
9 13 (4.44%) Dell
10 11 (3.75%) Symantec
11 9 (3.07%) Apple
11 9 (3.07%) LANDesk
12 6 (2.05%) Becrypt
12 6 (2.05%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.71%) Lotus
13 5 (1.71%) Intel
14 4 (1.37%) Oracle
14 4 (1.37%) Cisco
14 4 (1.37%) Speakerbus
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