Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 21 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 726 686 704
Rank change year-on-year -40 +18 -64
Contract jobs citing AppSense 129 185 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 116 114
England median daily rate £375 £295 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.12% -19.18% +15.87%
10th Percentile £205 £205 £248
90th Percentile £538 £494 £498
UK median daily rate £360 £298 £363
% change year-on-year +21.01% -17.93% +20.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
England median hourly rate £60.00 £28.00 £21.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% +32.73% -4.11%
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £28.25 £21.10
% change year-on-year +112.39% +33.92% -4.11%

AppSense is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40589 43972 44998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 45.19% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25446 27172 27041
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £245 £226
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1360 1545 1935
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AppSense as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AppSense in England

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppSense in England

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppSense in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppSense in England

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppSense in England

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppSense in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AppSense in England

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 44 £400 -3.03% 3
North of England -15 34 £285 +16.33% 2
South East +5 22 £408 +21.64% 2
East of England +10 20 £450 +20.00%
North East +2 18 £278 +23.33%
North West +18 12 £300 -6.25% 2
Midlands +21 6 £400 -8.57% 2
Yorkshire +23 4 £350 +16.67%
East Midlands -2 3 £400 -8.57%
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 2
South West -14 1 - -
AppSense
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 119 (92.25%) Windows
2 105 (81.40%) Citrix
3 87 (67.44%) Active Directory
4 84 (65.12%) XenApp
5 77 (59.69%) Microsoft
6 76 (58.91%) SCCM
7 74 (57.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 73 (56.59%) VMware
9 69 (53.49%) XenDesktop
10 52 (40.31%) Windows 7
11 44 (34.11%) Windows 10
12 43 (33.33%) Windows Server
13 42 (32.56%) Skype for Business
13 42 (32.56%) MS Exchange
14 39 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (30.23%) PowerShell
15 35 (27.13%) Office 365
16 30 (23.26%) DNS
17 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
18 27 (20.93%) NetScaler
19 26 (20.16%) Skype
19 26 (20.16%) Hyper-V
20 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (17.83%) DHCP
21 22 (17.05%) SharePoint
21 22 (17.05%) XenServer
22 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
23 18 (13.95%) VBScript
23 18 (13.95%) Security Cleared
23 18 (13.95%) Altiris

AppSense
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 42 (32.56%) MS Exchange
1 42 (32.56%) Skype for Business
2 22 (17.05%) SharePoint
3 17 (13.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (27.13%) Office 365
2 15 (11.63%) OneDrive
3 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) PaaS
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.26%) DNS
2 27 (20.93%) NetScaler
3 26 (20.16%) Skype
4 23 (17.83%) DHCP
5 10 (7.75%) SMS
6 9 (6.98%) Unified Communications
7 8 (6.20%) SAN
8 6 (4.65%) Firewall
8 6 (4.65%) LAN
8 6 (4.65%) SSL
8 6 (4.65%) WAN
9 5 (3.88%) SMTP
10 4 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.33%) VoIP
12 2 (1.55%) 3G
12 2 (1.55%) Internet
12 2 (1.55%) Intranet
12 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
12 2 (1.55%) VLAN
12 2 (1.55%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MSI
2 3 (2.33%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (10.08%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Banking
3 8 (6.20%) Publishing
4 7 (5.43%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.65%) Law
6 4 (3.10%) Legal
7 2 (1.55%) Front Office
7 2 (1.55%) Retail
8 1 (0.78%) Local Government
8 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (17.05%) Architect
1 22 (17.05%) Consultant
2 21 (16.28%) Desktop Support
3 16 (12.40%) Citrix Engineer
4 15 (11.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (10.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.98%) Senior Architect
8 8 (6.20%) SCCM Consultant
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (5.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.43%) Citrix Architect
9 7 (5.43%) Citrix Consultant
9 7 (5.43%) Citrix Specialist
10 6 (4.65%) Applications Packager
10 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) SCCM Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) .NET
1 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) User Experience
2 12 (9.30%) CESG
3 8 (6.20%) Blackberry
3 8 (6.20%) BYOD
3 8 (6.20%) Fat Client
3 8 (6.20%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.10%) Clustering
6 4 (3.10%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.55%) CCTV
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.78%) CMDB
9 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.78%) Handset
9 1 (0.78%) iPad
9 1 (0.78%) iPhone
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 119 (92.25%) Windows
2 52 (40.31%) Windows 7
3 44 (34.11%) Windows 10
4 43 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (17.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.43%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.10%) Android
9 3 (2.33%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.18%) Application Packaging
1 17 (13.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 16 (12.40%) ITIL
3 14 (10.85%) Disk Encryption
4 13 (10.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 11 (8.53%) Software Delivery
6 10 (7.75%) Presales
7 9 (6.98%) Migration
7 9 (6.98%) TOGAF
8 8 (6.20%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (4.65%) Application Virtualisation
9 6 (4.65%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.88%) Change Management
10 5 (3.88%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.88%) Project Management
10 5 (3.88%) Server Building
11 4 (3.10%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.23%) PowerShell
2 18 (13.95%) VBScript
3 3 (2.33%) C#
3 3 (2.33%) SQL
3 3 (2.33%) VB
3 3 (2.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.55%) Java
5 1 (0.78%) C
5 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (14.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 16 (12.40%) MCSE
4 12 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.53%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (7.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (6.20%) Degree
7 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 6 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.10%) CCA
11 3 (2.33%) MCSA
12 2 (1.55%) CCEA
13 1 (0.78%) CCDP
13 1 (0.78%) CCIE
13 1 (0.78%) CCNP
13 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.78%) CISSP
13 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (67.44%) Active Directory
2 84 (65.12%) XenApp
3 74 (57.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 69 (53.49%) XenDesktop
5 39 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (20.16%) Hyper-V
7 22 (17.05%) XenServer
8 17 (13.18%) BitLocker
9 9 (6.98%) vSphere
10 6 (4.65%) Terminal Server
10 6 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (3.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (2.33%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.55%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.55%) Xen
14 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.78%) UAG
14 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 76 (58.91%) SCCM
2 14 (10.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (10.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (10.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (9.30%) EdgeSight
5 10 (7.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 9 (6.98%) AppDNA
7 6 (4.65%) SCOM
8 3 (2.33%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.55%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.78%) Ionix
10 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.78%) MOM
10 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (81.40%) Citrix
2 77 (59.69%) Microsoft
3 73 (56.59%) VMware
4 18 (13.95%) Altiris
5 15 (11.63%) Symantec
6 12 (9.30%) LANDesk
7 10 (7.75%) HP
8 8 (6.20%) Cisco
9 7 (5.43%) Dell
10 4 (3.10%) Apple
10 4 (3.10%) Computacenter
10 4 (3.10%) IBM
10 4 (3.10%) Remedy
11 3 (2.33%) ThinPrint
12 2 (1.55%) McAfee
13 1 (0.78%) CA
13 1 (0.78%) CommVault
13 1 (0.78%) Forcepoint
13 1 (0.78%) Hummingbird
13 1 (0.78%) Wyse