The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 412 384
Rank change year-on-year +3 -28  
Contract jobs citing AppSense 13 22 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.25% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 37
Median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +16.07% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +34.61%  

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 London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8586 8975 10145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 41.35% 41.34% 44.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5802 6188 6700
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £605 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 112 248
Median hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppSense in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppSense in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppSense in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppSense in London

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London -4 1 £325 -31.57%
AppSense
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Citrix
3 27 (81.82%) VMware
4 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
5 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
6 18 (54.55%) XenApp
7 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
7 17 (51.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (51.52%) Windows 10
8 14 (42.42%) Office 365
9 13 (39.39%) XenDesktop
9 13 (39.39%) SCCM
9 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
10 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (30.30%) Application Packaging
11 10 (30.30%) Finance
12 9 (27.27%) vSphere
12 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
13 8 (24.24%) NetScaler
13 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (21.21%) MSI
14 7 (21.21%) Dell
14 7 (21.21%) MCSE
14 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
14 7 (21.21%) BYOD
15 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V

AppSense
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Office 365
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) NetScaler
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) SMTP
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MSI
2 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
2 5 (15.15%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (12.12%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Packager
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Support
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) BYOD
2 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows 10
2 17 (51.52%) Windows 7
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 4 (12.12%) Android
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Phone
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Application Packaging
2 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Personalization
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Open Source
4 3 (9.09%) Server Building
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
5 2 (6.06%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) VBScript
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (21.21%) MCSE
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (3.03%) CCA
4 1 (3.03%) CCEA
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCITP
4 1 (3.03%) VCP4
4 1 (3.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 18 (54.55%) XenApp
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (39.39%) XenDesktop
5 9 (27.27%) vSphere
6 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (9.09%) Terminal Server
9 2 (6.06%) XenServer
10 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.06%) EdgeSight
3 2 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Citrix
2 27 (81.82%) VMware
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) Dell
5 4 (12.12%) Altiris
5 4 (12.12%) Apple
6 3 (9.09%) EMC
6 3 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) IBM
6 3 (9.09%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) CommVault
7 2 (6.06%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) Wyse