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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
AppSense
UK / England
Rank 523 524 479
Rank change year-on-year +1 -45  
Contract jobs citing AppSense 62 91 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 61 86
Median daily rate £386 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.84% -16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -21.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -23.07%  
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18341 21404 21797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.88% 43.64% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11404 13147 12563
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 762 922
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +12.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £51.00 £42.50
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 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
London +20 18 £400 -12.85% 5
East Midlands +9 16 £375 - 1
South East +11 12 £575 +76.92%
South West -5 11 £311 +8.26%
East of England -1 2 £450 +51.26%
North East -12 2 £275 +12.24%
North West +13 1 - - 2
AppSense
UK

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 115 (81.56%) Citrix
2 110 (78.01%) XenApp
3 101 (71.63%) Windows
4 93 (65.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 84 (59.57%) Microsoft
6 78 (55.32%) Active Directory
6 78 (55.32%) VMware
7 75 (53.19%) SCCM
8 70 (49.65%) XenDesktop
9 48 (34.04%) Security Cleared
10 47 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 46 (32.62%) Fat Client
11 46 (32.62%) Thin Client
11 46 (32.62%) Windows Server
12 45 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 41 (29.08%) DNS
14 36 (25.53%) SC Cleared
15 31 (21.99%) Finance
16 27 (19.15%) DHCP
16 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (18.44%) PowerShell
17 26 (18.44%) Windows 10
18 24 (17.02%) Wyse
18 24 (17.02%) Application Packaging
19 23 (16.31%) Cisco
20 22 (15.60%) MS Office
21 21 (14.89%) Symantec
21 21 (14.89%) Incident Management
21 21 (14.89%) Software Delivery

AppSense
Top Related 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 20 (14.18%) Skype for Business
2 12 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.42%) IIS
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (15.60%) MS Office
2 13 (9.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.18%) Office 365
2 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.42%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (29.08%) DNS
2 27 (19.15%) DHCP
3 15 (10.64%) NetScaler
4 13 (9.22%) VPN
5 10 (7.09%) BIG-IP
5 10 (7.09%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (7.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (4.96%) 3G
6 7 (4.96%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.84%) Firewall
7 4 (2.84%) Internet
7 4 (2.84%) SSL
8 3 (2.13%) SMS
8 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.42%) VLAN
10 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.71%) Network Security
10 1 (0.71%) SAN
10 1 (0.71%) SNMP
10 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (6.38%) MSI
2 4 (2.84%) InstallShield
General
1 31 (21.99%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Banking
3 4 (2.84%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.84%) Local Government
4 3 (2.13%) Law
5 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.71%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (17.73%) Analyst
2 19 (13.48%) Architect
2 19 (13.48%) Citrix Analyst
3 15 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (9.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (8.51%) Consultant
5 12 (8.51%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (7.80%) Citrix Consultant
6 11 (7.80%) Desktop Support
7 10 (7.09%) Enterprise Architect
7 10 (7.09%) Support Engineer
8 9 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.38%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Desktop Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.67%) Technical Leader
10 7 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Citrix Specialist
11 6 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.96%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (32.62%) Fat Client
1 46 (32.62%) Thin Client
2 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.67%) User Experience
4 7 (4.96%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.55%) BYOD
7 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.13%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.13%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.42%) Digital Signage
9 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.42%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 101 (71.63%) Windows
2 47 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 46 (32.62%) Windows Server
4 45 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (18.44%) Windows 10
7 20 (14.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.84%) Android
10 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.42%) Linux
10 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.42%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.71%) Unix
11 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.02%) Application Packaging
2 21 (14.89%) Incident Management
2 21 (14.89%) Software Delivery
3 13 (9.22%) Application Virtualisation
4 12 (8.51%) ITIL
5 11 (7.80%) Protective Monitoring
6 10 (7.09%) DevOps
6 10 (7.09%) Performance Management
7 8 (5.67%) Migration
8 7 (4.96%) Personalization
9 6 (4.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.84%) Application Discovery
10 4 (2.84%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.84%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.84%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (2.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 3 (2.13%) Service Management
11 3 (2.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.44%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.22%) VBScript
3 6 (4.26%) SQL
4 5 (3.55%) VB
5 3 (2.13%) C
5 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.71%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) Java
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 36 (25.53%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.38%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.67%) Degree
5 7 (4.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (4.96%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (4.96%) MCSE
5 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.84%) CCA
8 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (1.42%) CCEA
9 2 (1.42%) MCP
9 2 (1.42%) RHCE
9 2 (1.42%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.71%) CCNA
10 1 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.71%) CISSP
10 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) GPG13
2 8 (5.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 110 (78.01%) XenApp
2 93 (65.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 78 (55.32%) Active Directory
4 70 (49.65%) XenDesktop
5 47 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (14.18%) VMware ESX
7 18 (12.77%) BitLocker
8 11 (7.80%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (7.09%) vSphere
10 8 (5.67%) Hyper-V
10 8 (5.67%) XenServer
11 5 (3.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.42%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.42%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 75 (53.19%) SCCM
2 16 (11.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 15 (10.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (7.80%) AppDNA
5 5 (3.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (2.84%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.42%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.71%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.71%) Nagios
8 1 (0.71%) Nessus
8 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.71%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.71%) SCOM
8 1 (0.71%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.71%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 115 (81.56%) Citrix
2 84 (59.57%) Microsoft
3 78 (55.32%) VMware
4 24 (17.02%) Wyse
5 23 (16.31%) Cisco
6 21 (14.89%) Symantec
7 14 (9.93%) Palo Alto
8 12 (8.51%) CA
8 12 (8.51%) Dell
9 10 (7.09%) F5
9 10 (7.09%) ThinPrint
10 8 (5.67%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.55%) Altiris
11 5 (3.55%) IBM
12 4 (2.84%) CommVault
12 4 (2.84%) EMC
12 4 (2.84%) HP
12 4 (2.84%) Xerox
13 3 (2.13%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.42%) Polycom