The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of AppSense products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AppSense over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

AppSense
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 80 60
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20  
Contract jobs citing AppSense 1 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 0.30% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.64% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Median daily rate - £300 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -58.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +12.80% -21.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +11.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% -2.43%  

AppSense is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 238 469 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 44.16% 46.67% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 263 217
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 22
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +12.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.14 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing AppSense as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for AppSense in Cheshire

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AppSense in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for AppSense in Cheshire

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppSense in Cheshire

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Chester +6 1 - -
AppSense
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 2 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

AppSense
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft