Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 736 685 713
Rank change year-on-year -51 +28 -74
Contract jobs citing AppSense 139 211 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 129 126
UK median daily rate £355 £295 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.34% -18.62% +17.73%
10th Percentile £188 £206 £249
90th Percentile £538 £488 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 4
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £28.25 £21.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.39% +33.92% -4.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £28.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year +112.39% +18.95% +7.95%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AppSense in the UK

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AppSense in the UK

AppSense
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppSense over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppSense in the UK

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AppSense in the UK

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AppSense over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AppSense in the UK

AppSense
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AppSense within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -37 127 £368 +25.64% 6
UK excluding London -45 94 £325 +13.04% 4
London -30 43 £394 +18.42% 2
North of England -14 33 £285 +14.00% 1
South East +12 22 £408 +21.64% 1
East of England +2 20 £450 +20.00%
North East +6 18 £278 +21.98%
North West +17 12 £300 -6.25% 1
Scotland -19 10 £280 -15.15%
Midlands +30 6 £400 -8.57% 2
Yorkshire +21 3 £350 +16.67%
East Midlands +8 3 £400 -8.57%
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 2
Wales - 2 £350 -
South West 0 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for AppSense.

1 123 (88.49%) Windows
2 110 (79.14%) Citrix
3 94 (67.63%) Active Directory
4 86 (61.87%) XenApp
5 81 (58.27%) Microsoft
6 79 (56.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 79 (56.83%) SCCM
7 76 (54.68%) VMware
8 71 (51.08%) XenDesktop
9 51 (36.69%) Windows 7
10 46 (33.09%) Windows 10
11 43 (30.94%) Windows Server
12 42 (30.22%) Skype for Business
13 41 (29.50%) PowerShell
13 41 (29.50%) MS Exchange
14 40 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 40 (28.78%) Office 365
15 30 (21.58%) DNS
16 29 (20.86%) NetScaler
17 27 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (18.71%) Skype
18 26 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (17.99%) Hyper-V
20 24 (17.27%) SharePoint
21 22 (15.83%) DHCP
21 22 (15.83%) Security Cleared
22 21 (15.11%) XenServer
22 21 (15.11%) VBScript
23 20 (14.39%) Application Packaging
24 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification

AppSense
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 42 (30.22%) Skype for Business
2 41 (29.50%) MS Exchange
3 24 (17.27%) SharePoint
4 17 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (28.78%) Office 365
2 15 (10.79%) OneDrive
3 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.58%) DNS
2 29 (20.86%) NetScaler
3 26 (18.71%) Skype
4 22 (15.83%) DHCP
5 10 (7.19%) SMS
6 9 (6.47%) Unified Communications
7 7 (5.04%) SAN
8 6 (4.32%) Firewall
8 6 (4.32%) LAN
8 6 (4.32%) SSL
8 6 (4.32%) WAN
9 4 (2.88%) SMTP
9 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (2.16%) VoIP
11 2 (1.44%) 3G
11 2 (1.44%) Internet
11 2 (1.44%) Intranet
11 2 (1.44%) Network Security
11 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.44%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (5.76%) MSI
2 3 (2.16%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (10.07%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Publishing
4 6 (4.32%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Law
5 4 (2.88%) Legal
6 2 (1.44%) Front Office
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.44%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Local Government
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (17.27%) Desktop Support
2 22 (15.83%) Consultant
3 21 (15.11%) Architect
4 17 (12.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) Citrix Engineer
5 13 (9.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.19%) Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.47%) Applications Packager
7 9 (6.47%) Senior Architect
8 8 (5.76%) SCCM Consultant
8 8 (5.76%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (5.04%) Citrix Consultant
9 7 (5.04%) Citrix Specialist
9 7 (5.04%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Citrix Architect
10 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.32%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.88%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.44%) .NET
2 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) User Experience
2 12 (8.63%) CESG
3 8 (5.76%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.76%) BYOD
3 8 (5.76%) Fat Client
3 8 (5.76%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.32%) Clustering
5 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.44%) CCTV
8 2 (1.44%) CMDB
9 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.72%) Handset
9 1 (0.72%) iPad
9 1 (0.72%) iPhone
9 1 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 123 (88.49%) Windows
2 51 (36.69%) Windows 7
3 46 (33.09%) Windows 10
4 43 (30.94%) Windows Server
5 27 (19.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.32%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.88%) Android
9 3 (2.16%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.39%) Application Packaging
2 17 (12.23%) ITIL
3 16 (11.51%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 14 (10.07%) Disk Encryption
5 13 (9.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 11 (7.91%) Software Delivery
7 10 (7.19%) Presales
8 9 (6.47%) Migration
8 9 (6.47%) TOGAF
9 8 (5.76%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (4.32%) Application Virtualisation
10 6 (4.32%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.32%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.32%) Service Management
11 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.60%) Incident Management
12 4 (2.88%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.88%) Business Continuity
12 4 (2.88%) Change Management
12 4 (2.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.50%) PowerShell
2 21 (15.11%) VBScript
3 4 (2.88%) SQL
4 3 (2.16%) VB
5 2 (1.44%) C#
5 2 (1.44%) Java
5 2 (1.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.72%) C
6 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (15.83%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (11.51%) MCSE
3 16 (11.51%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.91%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (7.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (5.76%) Degree
6 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 6 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.88%) CCA
10 3 (2.16%) MCSA
11 2 (1.44%) CCEA
12 1 (0.72%) CCDP
12 1 (0.72%) CCIE
12 1 (0.72%) CCNP
12 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.72%) CISSP
12 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 94 (67.63%) Active Directory
2 86 (61.87%) XenApp
3 79 (56.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 71 (51.08%) XenDesktop
5 40 (28.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (17.99%) Hyper-V
7 21 (15.11%) XenServer
8 17 (12.23%) BitLocker
9 10 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (5.76%) vSphere
11 6 (4.32%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (3.60%) Terminal Server
13 4 (2.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (2.16%) Terminal Services
15 2 (1.44%) DFS Replication
15 2 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (1.44%) Xen
16 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.72%) UAG
16 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 79 (56.83%) SCCM
2 15 (10.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (10.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 11 (7.91%) EdgeSight
6 10 (7.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (6.47%) AppDNA
7 9 (6.47%) SCOM
8 4 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (2.88%) WSUS
9 3 (2.16%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.44%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (1.44%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.72%) Ionix
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.72%) MOM
11 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 110 (79.14%) Citrix
2 81 (58.27%) Microsoft
3 76 (54.68%) VMware
4 18 (12.95%) Altiris
5 16 (11.51%) Symantec
6 12 (8.63%) LANDesk
7 9 (6.47%) HP
8 8 (5.76%) Cisco
9 6 (4.32%) Dell
10 5 (3.60%) McAfee
11 4 (2.88%) Apple
11 4 (2.88%) Computacenter
11 4 (2.88%) Remedy
11 4 (2.88%) ThinPrint
12 3 (2.16%) IBM
13 2 (1.44%) F5
14 1 (0.72%) 3PAR
14 1 (0.72%) CA
14 1 (0.72%) EMC
14 1 (0.72%) Trend Micro