The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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.

AppSense
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 69 61
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8  
Contract jobs citing AppSense 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.81% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £338 £245 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.75% -67.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +12.80% -21.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% -2.43%  

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 North East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 347 372 291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 47.93% 42.61% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 249 147
Median daily rate £393 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -2.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 18
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.05 £11.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.98% +19.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £10.66 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £17.90 £22.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppSense in the North East

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppSense in the North East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppSense in the North East

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppSense in the North East

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Tyne and Wear -12 2 £400 +63.26%
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

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

1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 24 (92.31%) XenApp
3 23 (88.46%) Citrix
4 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
4 21 (80.77%) Windows
4 21 (80.77%) VMware
4 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
5 20 (76.92%) SCCM
5 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
6 19 (73.08%) DHCP
6 19 (73.08%) Software Delivery
7 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
7 18 (69.23%) DNS
8 14 (53.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
10 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
10 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
11 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
12 9 (34.62%) ThinPrint
13 8 (30.77%) Windows 8
13 8 (30.77%) XenServer
13 8 (30.77%) XenDesktop
13 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
14 7 (26.92%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (26.92%) Disclosure Scotland
15 6 (23.08%) 3G
15 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi

AppSense
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) DHCP
2 18 (69.23%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) 3G
3 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Desktop Support
2 6 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) SCCM Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Fat Client
1 6 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (34.62%) Windows 10
6 8 (30.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Software Delivery
2 5 (19.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Personalization
4 3 (11.54%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
1 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
1 3 (11.54%) VB
1 3 (11.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
2 18 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 24 (92.31%) XenApp
3 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
4 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 8 (30.77%) XenDesktop
5 8 (30.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (76.92%) SCCM
2 14 (53.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.85%) EdgeSight
3 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.85%) SafeCom
3 1 (3.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Citrix
2 21 (80.77%) VMware
3 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) ThinPrint