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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AppSense
Rank 553 576 513
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -63
Contract jobs citing AppSense 100 87 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.35% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 71
Median daily rate £331 £368 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.86% +22.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £301 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.21% -3.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Median hourly rate £26.75 £27.75 £21.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.60% +27.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £21.95 £18.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £33.55 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £35.00 £21.87
% change year-on-year
-23.57% +60.07%

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
23952 25081 26332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 43.24% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14633 14810 14890
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1080 1192
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.99 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

AppSense
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AppSense as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 82 £350 -4.76% 9
North East +4 27 £233 -16.96% 3
London -22 26 £425 +8.97% 1
Tyne and Wear - 26 £233 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 25 £233 - 3
Scotland +30 17 £330 +15.78%
Renfrewshire - 13 £285 -
Erskine - 13 £285 -
North West +4 12 £650 +116.37% 3
South East +17 10 £363 -27.50% 1
Manchester +2 7 £335 -16.25% 2
Croydon -14 5 £450 -1.36%
Hampshire +8 4 £380 +38.18%
Cheshire +13 3 £750 -
Glasgow +8 3 £350 +22.80%
City of London +2 3 £500 +63.26%
East Midlands - 3 £438 -
Derbyshire - 3 £438 -
Kent - 3 £325 - 1
South West - 3 £295 -
Derby - 3 £438 -
Bristol - 3 £295 -
Warrington - 3 £750 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £325 - 1
Surrey - 2 £375 -
Hook - 2 £410 -
Cambridgeshire +22 1 - - 1
East of England +5 1 - - 1
Berkshire -4 1 £700 +40.00%
Woking - 1 - -

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AppSense also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AppSense.

1 248 (84.07%) Citrix
2 224 (75.93%) Active Directory
3 223 (75.59%) Windows
4 208 (70.51%) VMware
5 201 (68.14%) XenApp
6 200 (67.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 189 (64.07%) Microsoft
8 147 (49.83%) XenDesktop
9 141 (47.80%) SCCM
10 123 (41.69%) DHCP
11 121 (41.02%) Windows Server
12 112 (37.97%) Security Cleared
13 100 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 99 (33.56%) DNS
15 95 (32.20%) SC Cleared
16 91 (30.85%) Windows Server 2008
17 88 (29.83%) Software Delivery
18 85 (28.81%) XenServer
19 83 (28.14%) ITIL
20 82 (27.80%) PowerShell
21 80 (27.12%) Degree
22 79 (26.78%) Computer Science
23 70 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
24 69 (23.39%) Windows 7
25 68 (23.05%) Application Packaging
26 62 (21.02%) HP
27 60 (20.34%) SQL Server
28 56 (18.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
29 54 (18.31%) NetScaler
30 52 (17.63%) ThinPrint

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (14.92%) Skype for Business
2 39 (13.22%) MS Exchange
3 33 (11.19%) IIS
4 30 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (7.12%) OpenStack
6 14 (4.75%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.05%) MS Office
3 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.08%) Office 365
2 8 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 123 (41.69%) DHCP
2 99 (33.56%) DNS
3 54 (18.31%) NetScaler
4 19 (6.44%) SMS
5 13 (4.41%) 3G
5 13 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (3.05%) SAN
7 8 (2.71%) VPN
8 7 (2.37%) Firewall
9 6 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (2.03%) Skype
10 4 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.36%) SMTP
11 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.68%) NAS
12 2 (0.68%) SSL
12 2 (0.68%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (0.34%) Wireless
13 1 (0.34%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (9.49%) MSI
2 2 (0.68%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.68%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (5.08%) Finance
2 8 (2.71%) Banking
3 5 (1.69%) Publishing
4 4 (1.36%) Local Government
5 2 (0.68%) Back Office
5 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (15.59%) Citrix Engineer
2 37 (12.54%) Support Engineer
3 30 (10.17%) Desktop Engineer
4 28 (9.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 27 (9.15%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 26 (8.81%) Desktop Support
7 21 (7.12%) Analyst
8 20 (6.78%) Citrix Specialist
9 18 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (6.10%) Applications Packager
9 18 (6.10%) Architect
10 13 (4.41%) Applications Engineer
11 12 (4.07%) Citrix Support
12 8 (2.71%) Citrix Expert
12 8 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (2.37%) 2nd Line Support
13 7 (2.37%) Active Directory Engineer
13 7 (2.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 6 (2.03%) Citrix Support Engineer
14 6 (2.03%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.02%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.68%) .NET
2 2 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.34%) Web Services
3 1 (0.34%) XML
3 1 (0.34%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 79 (26.78%) Computer Science
2 43 (14.58%) Data Centre
3 38 (12.88%) Fat Client
3 38 (12.88%) Thin Client
4 29 (9.83%) Management Information System
5 19 (6.44%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.03%) Clustering
8 5 (1.69%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.69%) PKI
9 3 (1.02%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.68%) BYOD
10 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.68%) Life Science
10 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.34%) CMDB
11 1 (0.34%) Handset
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 223 (75.59%) Windows
2 121 (41.02%) Windows Server
3 91 (30.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 69 (23.39%) Windows 7
6 35 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (10.17%) Windows 10
8 11 (3.73%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.03%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.69%) Linux
10 5 (1.69%) Unix
11 4 (1.36%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.36%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.36%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (1.02%) Android
12 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.83%) Software Delivery
2 83 (28.14%) ITIL
3 68 (23.05%) Application Packaging
4 39 (13.22%) Service Delivery
5 35 (11.86%) Project Management
6 34 (11.53%) Business Continuity
7 32 (10.85%) Application Virtualisation
8 29 (9.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 27 (9.15%) Virtual Environments
10 19 (6.44%) Migration
10 19 (6.44%) Software Distribution
11 18 (6.10%) Analytics
12 13 (4.41%) Incident Management
12 13 (4.41%) Workflow
13 10 (3.39%) Release Management
14 8 (2.71%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (2.71%) Service Management
14 8 (2.71%) Validation
15 7 (2.37%) Escalation Management
15 7 (2.37%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (27.80%) PowerShell
2 38 (12.88%) SQL
3 37 (12.54%) VBScript
4 25 (8.47%) VB
5 24 (8.14%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.37%) C#
7 5 (1.69%) Java
7 5 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 112 (37.97%) Security Cleared
2 95 (32.20%) SC Cleared
3 80 (27.12%) Degree
4 42 (14.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 37 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.36%) CISSP
7 2 (0.68%) CCA
7 2 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.68%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (14.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (4.41%) SLA
System Software
1 224 (75.93%) Active Directory
2 201 (68.14%) XenApp
3 200 (67.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 147 (49.83%) XenDesktop
5 100 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 85 (28.81%) XenServer
7 35 (11.86%) Hyper-V
8 17 (5.76%) VMware ESX
9 14 (4.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 10 (3.39%) vSphere
11 7 (2.37%) BitLocker
11 7 (2.37%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.34%) UAG
14 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 141 (47.80%) SCCM
2 56 (18.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 36 (12.20%) EdgeSight
4 33 (11.19%) SafeCom
4 33 (11.19%) XenMobile
5 14 (4.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 13 (4.41%) SCOM
7 11 (3.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (3.05%) WSUS
9 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (1.69%) Nessus
11 4 (1.36%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (1.36%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.36%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.36%) Simpana
12 3 (1.02%) Casper Suite
12 3 (1.02%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 248 (84.07%) Citrix
2 208 (70.51%) VMware
3 189 (64.07%) Microsoft
4 62 (21.02%) HP
5 52 (17.63%) ThinPrint
6 37 (12.54%) SAP
7 20 (6.78%) Wyse
8 17 (5.76%) Cisco
9 13 (4.41%) Symantec
10 11 (3.73%) Altiris
11 10 (3.39%) Lumension
12 9 (3.05%) Brocade
12 9 (3.05%) NetApp
13 8 (2.71%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.71%) Dell
14 7 (2.37%) Apple
14 7 (2.37%) CA
15 6 (2.03%) Palo Alto
16 5 (1.69%) Fortinet
16 5 (1.69%) LogRhythm
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