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 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 459 519
Rank change year-on-year -93 +60  
Contract jobs citing AppSense 36 162 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.74% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 103 68
Median daily rate £375 £280 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.92% -17.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £221 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £350 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +20.53% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.57%  
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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18890 22000 22906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.94% 44.52% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11569 13814 13687
Median daily rate £428 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 730 1047
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
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 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 23 June 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
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 23 June 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 -2 16 £443 +18.00% 4
South East +5 6 £275 -15.38% 1
East of England -2 6 £518 +61.71%
North East -16 4 £208 -23.14%
North West +10 2 £350 +5.66%
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
AppSense
UK

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 England region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 85 (87.63%) Citrix
2 73 (75.26%) XenApp
3 63 (64.95%) Windows
4 57 (58.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 57 (58.76%) XenDesktop
5 55 (56.70%) Microsoft
6 51 (52.58%) VMware
7 46 (47.42%) Active Directory
8 37 (38.14%) SCCM
9 36 (37.11%) Windows 7
10 33 (34.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (30.93%) Security Cleared
12 28 (28.87%) Windows 10
13 27 (27.84%) Office 365
14 26 (26.80%) Application Packaging
15 25 (25.77%) Thin Client
15 25 (25.77%) Fat Client
16 22 (22.68%) Windows Server
17 21 (21.65%) SC Cleared
18 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (18.56%) Finance
20 16 (16.49%) Cisco
20 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
21 15 (15.46%) NetScaler
21 15 (15.46%) Skype for Business
21 15 (15.46%) DNS
22 14 (14.43%) Dell
22 14 (14.43%) VMware ESXi
22 14 (14.43%) AppDNA
23 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012

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 15 (15.46%) Skype for Business
2 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.12%) IIS
5 2 (2.06%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.84%) Office 365
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.09%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.03%) Dropbox
4 1 (1.03%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) DNS
1 15 (15.46%) NetScaler
2 12 (12.37%) DHCP
3 10 (10.31%) BIG-IP
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (10.31%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (6.19%) SAN
4 6 (6.19%) Skype
4 6 (6.19%) VPN
5 5 (5.15%) Firewall
5 5 (5.15%) WAN
6 3 (3.09%) 3G
6 3 (3.09%) LAN
6 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.06%) SMTP
7 2 (2.06%) SSL
8 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.03%) Internet
8 1 (1.03%) SMS
8 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) MSI
2 1 (1.03%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.03%) InstallShield
General
1 18 (18.56%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
2 5 (5.15%) Law
3 1 (1.03%) Back Office
3 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.03%) Publishing
3 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Architect
2 15 (15.46%) Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) Citrix Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Consultant
3 11 (11.34%) Enterprise Architect
4 8 (8.25%) Technical Leader
5 7 (7.22%) Citrix Architect
5 7 (7.22%) Citrix Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.19%) Applications Packager
6 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.12%) Active Directory Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.12%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) .NET
1 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.06%) LAMP
2 2 (2.06%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.77%) Fat Client
1 25 (25.77%) Thin Client
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) BYOD
2 7 (7.22%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.12%) User Experience
5 3 (3.09%) Clustering
6 2 (2.06%) CESG
6 2 (2.06%) Digital Signage
6 2 (2.06%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (64.95%) Windows
2 36 (37.11%) Windows 7
3 28 (28.87%) Windows 10
4 22 (22.68%) Windows Server
5 19 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.15%) Android
8 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.12%) Windows Phone
10 3 (3.09%) Linux
11 2 (2.06%) CentOS
12 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.03%) Unix
12 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Application Packaging
2 13 (13.40%) Incident Management
3 12 (12.37%) DevOps
4 11 (11.34%) Protective Monitoring
5 8 (8.25%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.19%) ITIL
7 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.15%) Project Management
8 4 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.12%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 4 (4.12%) Migration
8 4 (4.12%) Personalization
8 4 (4.12%) Software Delivery
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (3.09%) Application Virtualisation
9 3 (3.09%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.09%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.09%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.28%) VBScript
3 6 (6.19%) SQL
4 4 (4.12%) C
5 3 (3.09%) C#
5 3 (3.09%) VB
5 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (30.93%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.65%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (10.31%) MCSE
5 9 (9.28%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.06%) Degree
9 1 (1.03%) CCA
9 1 (1.03%) CCEA
9 1 (1.03%) CCNA
9 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.03%) EMC Certification
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.03%) MCITP
9 1 (1.03%) MCP
9 1 (1.03%) MCTS
9 1 (1.03%) VCP4
9 1 (1.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) GPG13
2 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (75.26%) XenApp
2 57 (58.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 57 (58.76%) XenDesktop
3 46 (47.42%) Active Directory
4 33 (34.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (14.43%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (13.40%) vSphere
7 11 (11.34%) Hyper-V
8 9 (9.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (8.25%) BitLocker
10 4 (4.12%) Terminal Server
10 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (4.12%) XenServer
11 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 37 (38.14%) SCCM
2 14 (14.43%) AppDNA
3 7 (7.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (4.12%) EdgeSight
5 3 (3.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (3.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.06%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.06%) vMotion
6 2 (2.06%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.03%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.03%) SafeCom
7 1 (1.03%) SCOM
7 1 (1.03%) SCSM
7 1 (1.03%) Simpana
Vendors
1 85 (87.63%) Citrix
2 55 (56.70%) Microsoft
3 51 (52.58%) VMware
4 16 (16.49%) Cisco
5 14 (14.43%) Dell
6 12 (12.37%) Palo Alto
7 11 (11.34%) Wyse
8 10 (10.31%) F5
8 10 (10.31%) Symantec
9 6 (6.19%) Altiris
10 5 (5.15%) CA
10 5 (5.15%) EMC
10 5 (5.15%) HP
10 5 (5.15%) ThinPrint
11 4 (4.12%) Apple
11 4 (4.12%) CommVault
11 4 (4.12%) Xerox
12 3 (3.09%) IBM
13 2 (2.06%) NetApp
13 2 (2.06%) Red Hat