The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 161 182
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21  
Contract jobs citing AppSense 2 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.061% 0.089% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.22% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 15
Median daily rate £380 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +20.53% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - +37.25%  

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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1248 1368 2455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.82% 40.43% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1050 1825
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 67
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £26.25 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppSense in the City of London

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppSense in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (60.00%) VBScript
5 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (60.00%) XenApp
5 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (50.00%) SCCM
6 5 (50.00%) MSI
7 4 (40.00%) Dell
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (40.00%) Finance
7 4 (40.00%) Altiris
7 4 (40.00%) Office 365
7 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (30.00%) BYOD
8 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (30.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (30.00%) EMC
8 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (30.00%) Symantec
8 3 (30.00%) MCSE

AppSense
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM Architect
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) BYOD
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Personalization
2 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (60.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) XenApp
3 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Altiris
4 4 (40.00%) Dell
5 3 (30.00%) EMC
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Wyse