The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
AppSense
England / South West
Rank 122 118 138
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20  
Contract jobs citing AppSense 11 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.59% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.07% 1.48% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 5
Median daily rate £311 £285 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% -32.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £127 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £355 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £410
% change year-on-year +14.75% -25.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.00% -23.07%  

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 South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1030 1146 1205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.25% 39.96% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 738 715
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.68% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 69
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppSense in the South West

AppSense
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol +3 10 £310 -0.80%
Wiltshire 0 1 £350 +7.69%
AppSense
England

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for AppSense.

1 21 (100.00%) SCCM
2 20 (95.24%) Windows
3 19 (90.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (85.71%) XenApp
5 17 (80.95%) Windows 7
5 17 (80.95%) Fat Client
5 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
5 17 (80.95%) Thin Client
6 15 (71.43%) Citrix
6 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 15 (71.43%) VMware
7 14 (66.67%) VMware ESX
7 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (66.67%) XenDesktop
8 13 (61.90%) MS Office
8 13 (61.90%) Wyse
8 13 (61.90%) Incident Management
9 12 (57.14%) Finance
10 10 (47.62%) DNS
11 9 (42.86%) Skype for Business
11 9 (42.86%) Office 365
12 8 (38.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (38.10%) BitLocker
12 8 (38.10%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (38.10%) Symantec
13 7 (33.33%) Cisco
13 7 (33.33%) Dell
13 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
13 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

AppSense
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 9 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) SNMP
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Citrix Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Fat Client
1 17 (80.95%) Thin Client
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows 7
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Incident Management
2 6 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (23.81%) Application Packaging
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 18 (85.71%) XenApp
3 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 14 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 14 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (66.67%) XenDesktop
5 8 (38.10%) BitLocker
5 8 (38.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (100.00%) SCCM
2 8 (38.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Citrix
2 15 (71.43%) VMware
3 13 (61.90%) Wyse
4 8 (38.10%) Symantec
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (33.33%) Dell
6 6 (28.57%) CA
7 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
7 4 (19.05%) Xerox
8 2 (9.52%) IBM
8 2 (9.52%) Polycom