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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 498 443 459
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +16
Contract jobs citing AppSense 115 133 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.54% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 70 63
Average daily rate
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£320 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £270 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.05% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £28.10 £29.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £37.80 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-37.14% -25.53%

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
25793 24704 26940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.35% 46.90% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14444 13694 13692
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1093 1105 1354
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -45 104 £325 -7.14% 19
London +8 41 £355 -1.38% 9
North West 0 32 £270 -10.00% 3
South East -20 18 £325 - 3
South West -31 9 £350 -30.00% 1
Scotland - 9 £282 -
Berkshire - 9 £363 - 2
City of London +14 7 £495 +52.30% 5
Reading - 5 £400 - 1
East of England -39 4 £370 +5.71% 2
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Surrey -15 2 - -
Manchester -17 1 £280 -33.13% 1
Northampton - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leominster - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 214 (80.45%) Windows
2 205 (77.07%) Citrix
3 159 (59.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 132 (49.62%) Windows 7
5 116 (43.61%) SCCM
6 106 (39.85%) XenApp
7 103 (38.72%) Microsoft
8 93 (34.96%) XenDesktop
9 88 (33.08%) Active Directory
10 71 (26.69%) Security Cleared
10 71 (26.69%) VMware
11 65 (24.44%) Windows XP
12 59 (22.18%) SC Cleared
13 47 (17.67%) MS Office
14 42 (15.79%) DNS
15 41 (15.41%) Lumension
16 39 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
17 38 (14.29%) Windows Vista
18 37 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
19 36 (13.53%) XenServer
19 36 (13.53%) CA
19 36 (13.53%) Blackberry
20 34 (12.78%) Finance
21 33 (12.41%) DHCP
22 32 (12.03%) Application Packaging
23 31 (11.65%) Software Deployment
24 29 (10.90%) Altiris
24 29 (10.90%) MSI
24 29 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (9.77%) Lync
2 25 (9.40%) SharePoint
3 16 (6.02%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.26%) CloudStack
6 5 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.13%) IIS
8 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 47 (17.67%) MS Office
2 28 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.79%) DNS
2 33 (12.41%) DHCP
3 27 (10.15%) SMS
4 17 (6.39%) SAN
5 16 (6.02%) NetScaler
6 13 (4.89%) Firewall
7 12 (4.51%) VPN
8 7 (2.63%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.63%) WAN
9 4 (1.50%) LAN
9 4 (1.50%) NAS
10 3 (1.13%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.75%) Wireless
12 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (10.90%) MSI
2 12 (4.51%) AdminStudio
3 9 (3.38%) InstallShield
4 6 (2.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 34 (12.78%) Finance
2 9 (3.38%) Financial Institution
3 5 (1.88%) Banking
4 4 (1.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.50%) Local Government
5 3 (1.13%) Front Office
6 2 (0.75%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 36 (13.53%) Support Engineer
2 32 (12.03%) Consultant
2 32 (12.03%) Applications Packager
3 29 (10.90%) Desktop Support
4 26 (9.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 25 (9.40%) Citrix Engineer
6 21 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 21 (7.89%) Analyst
7 16 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (5.64%) Citrix Consultant
9 14 (5.26%) Architect
10 12 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.14%) Citrix Specialist
11 11 (4.14%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (3.01%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.01%) Technical Support
13 7 (2.63%) Project Manager
14 6 (2.26%) Server Engineer
15 5 (1.88%) Technical Specialist
15 5 (1.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (12.03%) Application Packaging
2 8 (3.01%) Software Packaging
3 6 (2.26%) Web Services
3 6 (2.26%) Middleware
4 2 (0.75%) .NET
4 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.75%) ODBC
5 1 (0.38%) HTML
5 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.53%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.02%) Fat Client
2 16 (6.02%) Thin Client
3 9 (3.38%) Hedge funds
4 7 (2.63%) iPad
5 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.75%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.75%) Replication
6 2 (0.75%) iPhone
7 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.38%) Equities
7 1 (0.38%) PKI
7 1 (0.38%) Statistics
7 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 214 (80.45%) Windows
2 132 (49.62%) Windows 7
3 65 (24.44%) Windows XP
4 39 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 37 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.63%) UNIX
9 5 (1.88%) Linux
10 3 (1.13%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.75%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.38%) SUSE
12 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.38%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.65%) Software Deployment
2 29 (10.90%) ITIL
3 28 (10.53%) Migration
4 10 (3.76%) TQM
5 8 (3.01%) Workflow
5 8 (3.01%) Service Management
5 8 (3.01%) Incident Management
6 6 (2.26%) Performance Testing
6 6 (2.26%) Service Delivery
6 6 (2.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (1.88%) Service Desk Management
7 5 (1.88%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (1.88%) Change Management
7 5 (1.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (1.88%) Information Security
8 4 (1.50%) Validation
8 4 (1.50%) PRINCE2
8 4 (1.50%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (1.50%) Business Continuity
8 4 (1.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.53%) SQL
2 23 (8.65%) PowerShell
3 17 (6.39%) VBScript
4 12 (4.51%) VB
5 3 (1.13%) C
6 2 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 71 (26.69%) Security Cleared
2 59 (22.18%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.89%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.38%) CCA
4 9 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.50%) CCEA
5 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.13%) CCNA
7 2 (0.75%) MCSE
7 2 (0.75%) MCSA
7 2 (0.75%) Degree
8 1 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.38%) MOS
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.38%) MCITP
8 1 (0.38%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.53%) SLA
2 9 (3.38%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 159 (59.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 106 (39.85%) XenApp
3 93 (34.96%) XenDesktop
4 88 (33.08%) Active Directory
5 36 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (13.53%) XenServer
6 25 (9.40%) vSphere
7 17 (6.39%) Hyper-V
8 10 (3.76%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.88%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.13%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.75%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 116 (43.61%) SCCM
2 16 (6.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (5.26%) SCOM
4 12 (4.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (1.13%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.13%) AppManager
8 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.75%) WMI
8 2 (0.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.38%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 205 (77.07%) Citrix
2 103 (38.72%) Microsoft
3 71 (26.69%) VMware
4 41 (15.41%) Lumension
5 36 (13.53%) CA
6 29 (10.90%) Altiris
7 24 (9.02%) HP
8 17 (6.39%) Symantec
9 12 (4.51%) Bloomberg
10 11 (4.14%) eSpeed
10 11 (4.14%) ION Trading
10 11 (4.14%) MarketAxess
10 11 (4.14%) Murex
10 11 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (3.38%) Dell
11 9 (3.38%) Oracle
12 7 (2.63%) Apple
13 6 (2.26%) LANDesk
14 5 (1.88%) Wyse
15 3 (1.13%) Open Text
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £630.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago