The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
AppSense
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 20 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing AppSense 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.97% 1.99% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -21.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% -23.07%  

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 Chester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 38 60 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 36.89% 39.74% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 47
Median daily rate £295 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.71% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £245 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Median hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.14% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppSense in Chester

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppSense in Chester

AppSense
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Chester region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft