Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 161 192
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31 -15
Contract jobs citing AppSense 10 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 1.16% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 6
Scotland median daily rate £280 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +10.00% +6.76%
10th Percentile £188 £250 £279
90th Percentile £404 £407 £338
UK median daily rate £350 £300 £363
% change year-on-year +16.67% -17.24% +15.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £28.25 £21.10
% change year-on-year +112.39% +33.92% -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 Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1887 1976 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.46% 45.80% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1088 1141
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.28% +0.29%
10th Percentile £207 £224 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £506
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.48% +13.71% -7.99%
10th Percentile £11.16 £9.62 £8.35
90th Percentile £46.45 £45.45 £41.95
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing AppSense as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for AppSense in Scotland

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppSense in Scotland

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppSense in Scotland

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppSense in Scotland

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the Scotland 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
Edinburgh -12 3 - -
Renfrewshire +25 2 £260 -15.45%
Glasgow -11 2 £425 +21.43%
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £233 -
AppSense
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (30.00%) Software Packaging
4 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (30.00%) SCOM
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) WSUS
4 3 (30.00%) Clustering
4 3 (30.00%) VBScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) McAfee
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Client/Server

AppSense
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) McAfee
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) ThinPrint