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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 518 495 425
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -70
Contract jobs citing AppSense 102 116 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.47% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 61 88
Average daily rate
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£338 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £238 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Average hourly rate £21.10 £21.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £20.20 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £42.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £21.37 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.16% -38.95%

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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 91 £350 +9.37% 14
London +4 43 £388 +12.72% 7
North West -28 22 £280 +5.66% 5
City of London +1 14 £338 -15.62% 1
South East -22 14 £475 +18.75% 1
Lancashire 0 11 £290 +9.43%
Scotland -13 8 £300 +6.38%
Blackpool +4 7 £270 +1.88%
Reading -2 6 £488 +21.87%
Berkshire -2 6 £488 +12.06%
Manchester -3 6 £163 -43.96% 3
Glasgow +7 4 £313 -
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £200 -33.33%
Hampshire -5 4 £275 -15.38%
Yorkshire -21 4 £313 -19.35%
North East -23 4 £290 -
Croydon - 4 £463 -
Erskine +9 3 £300 +6.38%
Renfrewshire +6 3 £300 +6.38%
Merseyside - 3 £300 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £300 - 1
Wales - 3 £374 -
North Yorkshire -2 2 £300 -22.58%
Durham -7 2 £290 -
Cheshire -9 2 - -
York -10 2 £300 -22.58%
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 2 £200 -
Chester - 2 - -
Peterlee - 2 £290 -

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 191 (84.14%) Citrix
2 176 (77.53%) Windows
3 124 (54.63%) XenApp
4 114 (50.22%) Active Directory
4 114 (50.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 105 (46.26%) Microsoft
6 98 (43.17%) VMware
7 79 (34.80%) SCCM
7 79 (34.80%) Windows 7
8 69 (30.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 61 (26.87%) XenDesktop
10 53 (23.35%) Security Cleared
11 52 (22.91%) NetScaler
12 44 (19.38%) DNS
13 42 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (18.06%) DHCP
14 41 (18.06%) ITIL
15 36 (15.86%) Finance
16 35 (15.42%) Migration
17 32 (14.10%) PowerShell
18 30 (13.22%) vSphere
18 30 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
19 29 (12.78%) SQL
20 28 (12.33%) VPN
20 28 (12.33%) Wyse
20 28 (12.33%) SC Cleared
21 27 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
21 27 (11.89%) Citrix Certification
21 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (11.45%) MS Excel

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (7.49%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.17%) Lync
3 10 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.41%) IIS
4 9 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.08%) WorkSite
5 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.20%) Apache
6 5 (2.20%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 26 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.69%) MS Office
3 6 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.88%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.64%) Office 365
2 6 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (22.91%) NetScaler
2 44 (19.38%) DNS
3 41 (18.06%) DHCP
4 28 (12.33%) VPN
5 23 (10.13%) SAN
6 20 (8.81%) LAN
6 20 (8.81%) WAN
7 12 (5.29%) Firewall
8 9 (3.96%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.52%) VLAN
9 8 (3.52%) Wireshark
10 7 (3.08%) SSL
11 5 (2.20%) Internet
11 5 (2.20%) SMTP
12 3 (1.32%) SMS
12 3 (1.32%) IPv4
13 2 (0.88%) 3G
13 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.88%) VoIP
13 2 (0.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (6.61%) MSI
2 4 (1.76%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.32%) WinDbg
4 2 (0.88%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.44%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.44%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.44%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (15.86%) Finance
2 8 (3.52%) Law
3 7 (3.08%) Banking
4 6 (2.64%) Legal
5 3 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.32%) Publishing
5 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.88%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (20.26%) Analyst
2 26 (11.45%) Consultant
2 26 (11.45%) Technical Analyst
3 22 (9.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 17 (7.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (5.73%) Applications Packager
7 12 (5.29%) Citrix Consultant
8 11 (4.85%) Architect
9 10 (4.41%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (3.52%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) Citrix Analyst
12 7 (3.08%) Build Engineer
12 7 (3.08%) Security Engineer
12 7 (3.08%) Environment Manager
12 7 (3.08%) Wintel Engineer
12 7 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.13%) Application Packaging
2 7 (3.08%) Web Services
3 6 (2.64%) Software Packaging
4 5 (2.20%) .NET
5 4 (1.76%) X-Windows
6 3 (1.32%) WCF
7 2 (0.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.57%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.93%) Thin Client
2 18 (7.93%) PKI
2 18 (7.93%) Fat Client
3 14 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.85%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.96%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.20%) Clustering
7 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.32%) Life Science
9 2 (0.88%) User Experience
9 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.44%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.44%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 176 (77.53%) Windows
2 79 (34.80%) Windows 7
3 69 (30.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.29%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.96%) UNIX
8 7 (3.08%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.76%) Solaris
10 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.06%) ITIL
2 35 (15.42%) Migration
3 13 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (5.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 12 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (4.85%) Validation
5 11 (4.85%) Server Building
6 10 (4.41%) Time Management
6 10 (4.41%) Business Transformation
7 9 (3.96%) Change Management
8 8 (3.52%) Project Management
9 7 (3.08%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.08%) Capacity Management
9 7 (3.08%) Patch Management
10 6 (2.64%) Application Discovery
10 6 (2.64%) Change Control
10 6 (2.64%) Software Delivery
10 6 (2.64%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.64%) Service Delivery
10 6 (2.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.10%) PowerShell
2 29 (12.78%) SQL
3 16 (7.05%) VBScript
4 7 (3.08%) VB
5 5 (2.20%) Python
5 5 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.20%) Perl
6 4 (1.76%) C
7 3 (1.32%) C#
8 2 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (23.35%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 27 (11.89%) Citrix Certification
3 27 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (9.69%) CCEE
5 20 (8.81%) MCSE
6 16 (7.05%) DV Cleared
7 15 (6.61%) CCEA
8 11 (4.85%) Degree
9 10 (4.41%) CCIA
10 9 (3.96%) MCITP
10 9 (3.96%) MCP
10 9 (3.96%) MOS
11 8 (3.52%) CCA
12 7 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (3.08%) VCP5
13 6 (2.64%) CCAA
14 5 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (8.37%) QA
3 16 (7.05%) SLA
4 4 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) COBIT
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (54.63%) XenApp
2 114 (50.22%) Active Directory
2 114 (50.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 61 (26.87%) XenDesktop
4 42 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (13.22%) vSphere
6 21 (9.25%) Hyper-V
7 16 (7.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 16 (7.05%) BitLocker
8 13 (5.73%) XenServer
9 11 (4.85%) Terminal Server
10 10 (4.41%) MetaFrame
11 9 (3.96%) VMware ESX
12 6 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (2.20%) HDFS
13 5 (2.20%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.88%) Xen
14 2 (0.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 79 (34.80%) SCCM
2 9 (3.96%) EdgeSight
3 7 (3.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (2.64%) SCOM
5 5 (2.20%) Nagios
5 5 (2.20%) Zenoss
5 5 (2.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (1.32%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.32%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (1.32%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.88%) DameWare
7 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.88%) WMI
7 2 (0.88%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 191 (84.14%) Citrix
2 105 (46.26%) Microsoft
3 98 (43.17%) VMware
4 28 (12.33%) Wyse
5 20 (8.81%) Altiris
6 17 (7.49%) HP
7 13 (5.73%) Oracle
8 12 (5.29%) Symantec
9 9 (3.96%) Splunk
9 9 (3.96%) Lumension
9 9 (3.96%) Dell
10 7 (3.08%) Cisco
10 7 (3.08%) Interwoven
10 7 (3.08%) NetApp
11 5 (2.20%) Remedy
12 4 (1.76%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.76%) Apple
12 4 (1.76%) EMC
13 3 (1.32%) IBM
13 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
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