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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 491 451 484
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +33
Contract jobs citing AppSense 126 140 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 65 47
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 1
Average hourly rate £21.87 £31.56 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.70% -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
26002 24478 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.45% 46.46% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14841 13808 13714
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1185 1104 1374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -38 119 £300 -7.69% 31
London +5 53 £265 -20.30% 16
North West -6 37 £275 -8.33% 7
City of London +29 14 £195 -38.82% 10
South East -29 13 £325 - 2
South West -29 10 £350 +26.69% 1
East of England -21 5 £338 +2.27% 1
Scotland - 5 £350 - 1
Berkshire +18 4 £363 +0.69% 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 £338 - 1
Reading +21 3 £400 -1.84% 1
Surrey -11 3 £325 -18.75%
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Manchester -23 2 £290 -27.50%
Cheshire -6 1 - - 6
Birmingham - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Wimbledon - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Leeds - - - -

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 200 (79.05%) Windows
2 188 (74.31%) Citrix
3 133 (52.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 121 (47.83%) Windows 7
5 114 (45.06%) SCCM
6 99 (39.13%) XenApp
7 93 (36.76%) Microsoft
8 85 (33.60%) Active Directory
9 82 (32.41%) XenDesktop
10 75 (29.64%) VMware
11 59 (23.32%) Security Cleared
12 53 (20.95%) Windows XP
13 47 (18.58%) DNS
13 47 (18.58%) SC Cleared
14 43 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (17.00%) MS Office
15 37 (14.62%) DHCP
16 36 (14.23%) Finance
17 35 (13.83%) Lumension
17 35 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
18 34 (13.44%) Windows Server 2003
18 34 (13.44%) Blackberry
19 32 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
20 30 (11.86%) SharePoint
20 30 (11.86%) XenServer
20 30 (11.86%) Windows Vista
21 29 (11.46%) Altiris
22 28 (11.07%) MS Excel
22 28 (11.07%) SMS
22 28 (11.07%) CA

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 30 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 28 (11.07%) Lync
3 16 (6.32%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.37%) WorkSite
7 3 (1.19%) IIS
7 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 43 (17.00%) MS Office
2 28 (11.07%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.58%) DNS
2 37 (14.62%) DHCP
3 28 (11.07%) SMS
4 15 (5.93%) VPN
5 14 (5.53%) NetScaler
6 13 (5.14%) SAN
7 11 (4.35%) Firewall
8 8 (3.16%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.77%) WAN
10 6 (2.37%) LAN
11 4 (1.58%) NAS
12 3 (1.19%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.79%) Wireless
14 1 (0.40%) VoIP
14 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (9.09%) MSI
2 10 (3.95%) AdminStudio
3 8 (3.16%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.19%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 36 (14.23%) Finance
2 10 (3.95%) Banking
3 8 (3.16%) Legal
4 6 (2.37%) Law
5 5 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.19%) Local Government
6 3 (1.19%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.79%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (12.25%) Consultant
2 28 (11.07%) Support Engineer
2 28 (11.07%) Analyst
3 23 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 20 (7.91%) Desktop Engineer
5 19 (7.51%) Citrix Engineer
5 19 (7.51%) Applications Packager
6 17 (6.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 16 (6.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (5.53%) Wintel Engineer
9 14 (5.53%) Citrix Consultant
10 13 (5.14%) Architect
11 9 (3.56%) Citrix Specialist
12 8 (3.16%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.16%) Tester
12 8 (3.16%) Service Analyst
13 7 (2.77%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.77%) Project Manager
14 6 (2.37%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.67%) Application Packaging
2 6 (2.37%) Web Services
2 6 (2.37%) Middleware
3 5 (1.98%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.19%) ODBC
5 2 (0.79%) .NET
5 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) COM
6 1 (0.40%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.44%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.32%) Fat Client
2 16 (6.32%) Thin Client
3 8 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.37%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.98%) iPad
5 5 (1.98%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.19%) FMCG
7 2 (0.79%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.40%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.40%) PKI
8 1 (0.40%) Equities
8 1 (0.40%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 200 (79.05%) Windows
2 121 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 53 (20.95%) Windows XP
4 43 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (13.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (11.86%) Windows Vista
8 6 (2.37%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.98%) UNIX
10 3 (1.19%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.79%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.40%) Linux
12 1 (0.40%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (10.67%) Software Deployment
2 24 (9.49%) ITIL
3 19 (7.51%) Migration
4 8 (3.16%) TQM
5 7 (2.77%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (2.77%) Workflow
6 6 (2.37%) Performance Testing
6 6 (2.37%) Service Management
6 6 (2.37%) Service Delivery
7 5 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (1.98%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (1.98%) Mentoring
7 5 (1.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (1.98%) Validation
7 5 (1.98%) Information Security
8 4 (1.58%) Business Continuity
8 4 (1.58%) Asset Management
8 4 (1.58%) Incident Management
8 4 (1.58%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (1.58%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.70%) SQL
2 13 (5.14%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.74%) VBScript
4 8 (3.16%) VB
5 6 (2.37%) C
6 1 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (23.32%) Security Cleared
2 47 (18.58%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.14%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.16%) CCA
4 8 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (2.37%) MOS
6 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.58%) CCEA
7 3 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.19%) CCNA
7 3 (1.19%) MCSE
7 3 (1.19%) Degree
8 2 (0.79%) MCITP
8 2 (0.79%) CCEE
9 1 (0.40%) CCIA
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ISEB
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.40%) MCTS
9 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.67%) SLA
2 6 (2.37%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (52.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 99 (39.13%) XenApp
3 85 (33.60%) Active Directory
4 82 (32.41%) XenDesktop
5 32 (12.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 30 (11.86%) XenServer
7 26 (10.28%) vSphere
8 19 (7.51%) Hyper-V
9 10 (3.95%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.37%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.19%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.19%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.79%) Firmware
12 2 (0.79%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.40%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 114 (45.06%) SCCM
2 16 (6.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (5.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 13 (5.14%) SCOM
4 4 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (1.19%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.19%) AppManager
6 2 (0.79%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.79%) WSUS
6 2 (0.79%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.40%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 188 (74.31%) Citrix
2 93 (36.76%) Microsoft
3 75 (29.64%) VMware
4 35 (13.83%) Lumension
5 29 (11.46%) Altiris
6 28 (11.07%) CA
7 22 (8.70%) HP
8 19 (7.51%) Symantec
9 13 (5.14%) Bloomberg
10 12 (4.74%) Murex
10 12 (4.74%) eSpeed
10 12 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (4.74%) MarketAxess
10 12 (4.74%) ION Trading
11 10 (3.95%) Oracle
12 8 (3.16%) Wyse
13 6 (2.37%) Interwoven
14 5 (1.98%) Apple
14 5 (1.98%) Dell
14 5 (1.98%) LANDesk
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