The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AppSense
Rank 469 407 437
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +30
Contract jobs citing AppSense 120 157 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 88 77
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.34% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £285 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-14.34% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.37 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
-38.95% -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25006 24082 26946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 47.09% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13870 13069 13651
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1077 1194 1397
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -53 106 £320 -8.57% 18
London -36 37 £344 -2.48% 5
South East -13 26 £400 +23.07% 1
North West -8 25 £265 -13.11% 5
Scotland - 13 £280 -
Berkshire - 13 £435 - 1
South West -32 8 £250 -51.21% 2
Surrey -4 6 £500 +31.14%
Reading - 6 £400 - 1
East of England -38 5 £370 +5.71%
City of London -2 4 £400 +23.07% 1
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Yorkshire +6 2 £388 - 3
Cheshire -6 2 £225 -28.85%
Glasgow - 2 - -
East Midlands -6 1 £355 -14.97%
Manchester -7 1 £290 -30.74% 1
Northampton - 1 £355 -
Warrington - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £355 -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Watford - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 249 (83.84%) Windows
2 239 (80.47%) Citrix
3 181 (60.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 170 (57.24%) Windows 7
5 134 (45.12%) XenApp
6 132 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 127 (42.76%) SCCM
8 110 (37.04%) Active Directory
9 98 (33.00%) XenDesktop
10 80 (26.94%) Security Cleared
11 72 (24.24%) Windows XP
12 71 (23.91%) VMware
13 66 (22.22%) SC Cleared
14 62 (20.88%) MS Office
15 52 (17.51%) Application Packaging
16 51 (17.17%) Windows Server 2008
17 46 (15.49%) Migration
18 43 (14.48%) Finance
18 43 (14.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 43 (14.48%) Blackberry
18 43 (14.48%) MSI
19 41 (13.80%) XenServer
20 39 (13.13%) DNS
21 38 (12.79%) MS Excel
21 38 (12.79%) PowerShell
21 38 (12.79%) Windows Vista
21 38 (12.79%) Lumension
21 38 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
22 35 (11.78%) CA
23 33 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (8.42%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.73%) Lync
4 12 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.37%) CloudStack
7 5 (1.68%) IIS
8 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 62 (20.88%) MS Office
2 38 (12.79%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Khalix
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.01%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.13%) DNS
2 32 (10.77%) DHCP
3 23 (7.74%) NetScaler
4 22 (7.41%) SMS
5 19 (6.40%) VPN
6 16 (5.39%) SAN
7 14 (4.71%) Firewall
7 14 (4.71%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.68%) WAN
9 2 (0.67%) LAN
9 2 (0.67%) Wireless
9 2 (0.67%) NAS
9 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.34%) SSL
10 1 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (14.48%) MSI
2 17 (5.72%) AdminStudio
3 9 (3.03%) InstallShield
4 7 (2.36%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 43 (14.48%) Finance
2 12 (4.04%) Financial Institution
3 11 (3.70%) Banking
4 8 (2.69%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.69%) Local Government
4 8 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.01%) Legal
5 3 (1.01%) Publishing
5 3 (1.01%) Front Office
5 3 (1.01%) Back Office
6 2 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (16.50%) Applications Packager
2 41 (13.80%) Support Engineer
3 36 (12.12%) Consultant
4 32 (10.77%) Desktop Support
5 29 (9.76%) Citrix Engineer
6 28 (9.43%) Desktop Engineer
7 23 (7.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 22 (7.41%) Analyst
9 17 (5.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (5.39%) Citrix Consultant
11 14 (4.71%) Citrix Specialist
11 14 (4.71%) Architect
12 12 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (4.04%) Wintel Engineer
13 10 (3.37%) Project Manager
14 8 (2.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
15 5 (1.68%) Citrix Support
15 5 (1.68%) Technical Support
15 5 (1.68%) Server Engineer
16 4 (1.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (17.51%) Application Packaging
2 7 (2.36%) Software Packaging
3 6 (2.02%) Middleware
3 6 (2.02%) Web Services
4 2 (0.67%) .NET
4 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.48%) Blackberry
2 27 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 27 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 13 (4.38%) iPad
4 12 (4.04%) Hedge funds
5 8 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.36%) iPhone
7 6 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.02%) Replication
8 2 (0.67%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.34%) PKI
9 1 (0.34%) Statistics
9 1 (0.34%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 249 (83.84%) Windows
2 170 (57.24%) Windows 7
3 72 (24.24%) Windows XP
4 51 (17.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (14.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (12.79%) Windows Vista
6 38 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.37%) UNIX
8 9 (3.03%) Linux
9 8 (2.69%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.35%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.67%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.67%) SUSE
11 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.34%) openSUSE
12 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (15.49%) Migration
2 33 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 31 (10.44%) ITIL
4 13 (4.38%) Service Management
4 13 (4.38%) TQM
5 11 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 9 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 8 (2.69%) Workflow
8 7 (2.36%) PRINCE2
8 7 (2.36%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (2.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (2.02%) Performance Testing
9 6 (2.02%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (1.68%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (1.68%) Project Management
10 5 (1.68%) Change Management
10 5 (1.68%) Information Security
11 4 (1.35%) Business Continuity
11 4 (1.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 38 (12.79%) PowerShell
2 29 (9.76%) SQL
3 28 (9.43%) VBScript
4 18 (6.06%) VB
5 4 (1.35%) C
6 2 (0.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 80 (26.94%) Security Cleared
2 66 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.38%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.04%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (3.70%) CCA
6 8 (2.69%) CCEA
7 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.02%) CCNA
9 4 (1.35%) MCSE
9 4 (1.35%) MCSA
10 3 (1.01%) Degree
11 2 (0.67%) CCEE
11 2 (0.67%) MCITP
11 2 (0.67%) MCP
12 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.34%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.77%) SLA
2 9 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 181 (60.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 134 (45.12%) XenApp
3 110 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 98 (33.00%) XenDesktop
5 41 (13.80%) XenServer
6 33 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (8.75%) vSphere
8 19 (6.40%) Hyper-V
9 12 (4.04%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.02%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.68%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.67%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.34%) UAG
13 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 127 (42.76%) SCCM
2 15 (5.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (5.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (4.71%) SCOM
4 11 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.67%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.67%) WSUS
5 2 (0.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.67%) AppManager
5 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.67%) WMI
6 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.34%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 239 (80.47%) Citrix
2 132 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 71 (23.91%) VMware
4 38 (12.79%) Lumension
5 35 (11.78%) CA
6 30 (10.10%) Altiris
7 28 (9.43%) HP
8 14 (4.71%) Symantec
9 13 (4.38%) Apple
9 13 (4.38%) Wyse
10 11 (3.70%) Bloomberg
11 10 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (3.37%) ION Trading
11 10 (3.37%) MarketAxess
11 10 (3.37%) Murex
11 10 (3.37%) Dell
11 10 (3.37%) eSpeed
12 6 (2.02%) Becrypt
12 6 (2.02%) Oracle
13 3 (1.01%) EMC
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