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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AppSense
Rank 478 443 435
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -8
Contract jobs citing AppSense 99 115 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.52% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 68
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £488 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £38.22 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.96% +14.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £38.22 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-31.96% +14.07%

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
23272 22265 21520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 45.72% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13609 12381 11250
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 983 1335
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -36 94 £384 +2.33% 23
London -23 48 £378 -2.62% 9
South East -15 21 £450 +57.89% 11
City of London +15 14 £450 +60.00% 5
Berkshire +13 13 £500 +156.41% 8
North West -19 13 £310 +37.77% 2
Lancashire - 6 £270 -
Blackpool - 6 £270 -
West Midlands -1 5 £388 -
South West -17 5 £398 -3.16%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £330 -
Cheshire -5 4 £310 -15.64%
Milton Keynes - 4 £330 -
East of England -1 1 - -
Manchester -6 1 £400 +77.77% 2
Kent -10 1 - -
Scotland -10 1 - -
Hampshire -19 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire -23 1 £130 -68.33%
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 162 (73.30%) Citrix
2 154 (69.68%) Windows
3 110 (49.77%) XenApp
4 100 (45.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 95 (42.99%) Microsoft
6 94 (42.53%) Active Directory
7 93 (42.08%) SCCM
8 91 (41.18%) VMware
9 87 (39.37%) Windows 7
10 73 (33.03%) XenDesktop
11 65 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (21.27%) Finance
13 40 (18.10%) DNS
14 38 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (17.19%) NetScaler
15 34 (15.38%) Application Packaging
15 34 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 34 (15.38%) MS Office
16 31 (14.03%) Windows Server 2003
17 30 (13.57%) MS Exchange
17 30 (13.57%) Security Cleared
18 28 (12.67%) DHCP
19 27 (12.22%) Migration
20 26 (11.76%) PowerShell
20 26 (11.76%) Windows XP
20 26 (11.76%) Blackberry
20 26 (11.76%) Hyper-V
21 24 (10.86%) vSphere
22 23 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (10.41%) SQL

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (13.57%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.14%) Lync
4 16 (7.24%) SharePoint
5 15 (6.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (4.98%) WorkSite
8 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.81%) IIS
10 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 34 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.62%) Office 365
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.10%) DNS
2 38 (17.19%) NetScaler
3 28 (12.67%) DHCP
4 20 (9.05%) VPN
5 15 (6.79%) SAN
6 13 (5.88%) Firewall
7 10 (4.52%) TCP/IP
8 9 (4.07%) SMS
9 7 (3.17%) WAN
10 6 (2.71%) DMZ
10 6 (2.71%) LAN
11 3 (1.36%) Network Security
12 2 (0.90%) Internet
12 2 (0.90%) SSL
12 2 (0.90%) VLAN
12 2 (0.90%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.90%) Wireless
12 2 (0.90%) NAS
13 1 (0.45%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (8.60%) MSI
2 7 (3.17%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.45%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.45%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
General
1 47 (21.27%) Finance
2 14 (6.33%) Legal
3 12 (5.43%) Banking
4 11 (4.98%) Law
5 7 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.36%) Marketing
8 2 (0.90%) Local Government
8 2 (0.90%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.90%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.45%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (14.93%) Analyst
2 23 (10.41%) Consultant
3 17 (7.69%) Applications Packager
3 17 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (6.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 13 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 12 (5.43%) Service Analyst
6 12 (5.43%) Desktop Support
6 12 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (4.98%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (4.98%) Tester
7 11 (4.98%) Architect
7 11 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (4.98%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.52%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.07%) Applications Tester
9 9 (4.07%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (3.62%) Citrix Consultant
11 6 (2.71%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.36%) ODBC
2 3 (1.36%) Web Services
3 2 (0.90%) Middleware
3 2 (0.90%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.45%) XML
4 1 (0.45%) COM
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.79%) Thin Client
2 15 (6.79%) Fat Client
3 10 (4.52%) PKI
4 6 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.26%) FMCG
6 4 (1.81%) Smartcard
6 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.36%) iPad
7 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.90%) iPhone
8 2 (0.90%) Handset
8 2 (0.90%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.45%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.45%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) Equities
9 1 (0.45%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 154 (69.68%) Windows
2 87 (39.37%) Windows 7
3 65 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (14.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 21 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.71%) UNIX
7 6 (2.71%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.90%) AIX
9 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.45%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (12.22%) Migration
2 20 (9.05%) ITIL
3 11 (4.98%) Compatibility Testing
4 10 (4.52%) Validation
5 9 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (3.17%) Software Deployment
6 7 (3.17%) Change Management
7 6 (2.71%) Problem Management
7 6 (2.71%) Asset Management
7 6 (2.71%) Change Control
7 6 (2.71%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (2.26%) Line Management
8 5 (2.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (2.26%) Incident Management
9 4 (1.81%) Project Management
9 4 (1.81%) QMS
9 4 (1.81%) Software Asset Management
10 3 (1.36%) Service Desk Management
10 3 (1.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 23 (10.41%) SQL
3 12 (5.43%) VBScript
3 12 (5.43%) VB
4 8 (3.62%) C
5 5 (2.26%) Java
6 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (13.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.79%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.98%) MOS
5 11 (4.98%) MCSE
6 9 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (4.07%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (3.62%) CCA
8 7 (3.17%) Degree
9 5 (2.26%) MCITP
9 5 (2.26%) CCEA
10 4 (1.81%) CCEE
11 3 (1.36%) VCP5
11 3 (1.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.90%) ISEB
12 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.90%) MCTS
12 2 (0.90%) CCIA
12 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.60%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) QA
3 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (49.77%) XenApp
2 100 (45.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 94 (42.53%) Active Directory
4 73 (33.03%) XenDesktop
5 38 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (11.76%) Hyper-V
7 24 (10.86%) vSphere
8 21 (9.50%) XenServer
9 18 (8.14%) Terminal Server
10 5 (2.26%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.81%) Firmware
12 3 (1.36%) UAG
12 3 (1.36%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.45%) Xen
13 1 (0.45%) NFS
13 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 93 (42.08%) SCCM
2 16 (7.24%) SCOM
3 10 (4.52%) EdgeSight
4 8 (3.62%) WSUS
5 5 (2.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (2.26%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.81%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.81%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.36%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.36%) AppDNA
7 3 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.45%) AppManager
9 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 162 (73.30%) Citrix
2 95 (42.99%) Microsoft
3 91 (41.18%) VMware
4 20 (9.05%) Wyse
5 18 (8.14%) Lumension
6 17 (7.69%) Altiris
7 16 (7.24%) Dell
7 16 (7.24%) HP
8 12 (5.43%) Symantec
9 11 (4.98%) Interwoven
9 11 (4.98%) NetApp
9 11 (4.98%) EMC
10 9 (4.07%) CA
11 8 (3.62%) Oracle
12 7 (3.17%) Cisco
12 7 (3.17%) McAfee
13 5 (2.26%) Bloomberg
14 4 (1.81%) eSpeed
14 4 (1.81%) Sophos
14 4 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
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