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 3 months to 30 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 West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 146 125
Rank change year-on-year +16 -21  
Contract jobs citing AppSense 1 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.038% 0.39% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 0.090% 0.88% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 22
Median daily rate - £350 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -46.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +12.80% -21.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +33.33%  
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 West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1111 1701 1657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.71% 43.73% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 948 806
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 105 89
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 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 3 months to 30 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
Cheshire +33 1 - -
AppSense
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
5 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) ThinPrint
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 8

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 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
4 1 (14.29%) ThinPrint