Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 215 216
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1 -71
Contract jobs citing AppSense 12 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.54% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 23
North West median daily rate £300 £320 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% +3.58%
10th Percentile £201 £184 £177
90th Percentile £398 £775 £425
England median daily rate £360 £300 £368
% change year-on-year +20.00% -18.37% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £23.75
England median hourly rate £60.00 £28.00 £21.10
% change year-on-year +114.29% +32.73% -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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2443 3153 3553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.93% 46.31% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1471 1874 1958
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £219 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 128 178
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £17.75 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.65% +3.38% +7.31%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.23 £46.45
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing AppSense as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for AppSense in the North West

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppSense in the North West

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppSense in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppSense in the North West

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppSense in the North West

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Merseyside - 4 £350 -
Lancashire - 3 £300 -
Manchester +12 2 £130 -35.00%
Cheshire +7 2 £413 -45.00%
AppSense
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) XenApp
3 10 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) SCCM
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 4 (33.33%) SSL
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
7 4 (33.33%) AppDNA
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
8 3 (25.00%) XenServer
8 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
8 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 3 (25.00%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
8 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared

AppSense
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) SMS
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior SCCM Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Product Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Contract Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) SFIA
4 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CCDP
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MOS
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) XenApp
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) XenServer
5 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (8.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) AppDNA
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Altiris
5 1 (8.33%) Hummingbird
5 1 (8.33%) Interwoven