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 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
UK
Rank 531 540 493
Rank change year-on-year +9 -47  
Contract jobs citing AppSense 68 88 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.38% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 57 93
Median daily rate £359 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% -15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £410
% change year-on-year +14.75% -25.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -23.07%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19754 23040 23661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.17% 43.62% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12176 13939 13362
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 713 798 980
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

AppSense
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AppSense in the UK

AppSense
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AppSense in the UK

AppSense
Top 30 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 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
England +10 61 £385 +14.07% 9
London +3 17 £398 -13.39% 5
East Midlands +12 16 £375 - 1
Derbyshire +8 16 £375 - 1
South East +11 12 £575 +76.92%
Milton Keynes -3 11 £625 +101.61%
South West -4 11 £311 +9.21%
Buckinghamshire -8 11 £625 +101.61%
Bristol +3 10 £310 -0.80%
Derby - 10 £375 -
City of London +8 8 £382 -7.39% 3
Northern Ireland - 6 £326 - 1
County Antrim - 6 £326 - 1
Belfast - 6 £326 - 1
East of England -4 2 £450 +51.26%
North East -7 2 £275 +12.24%
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
Cheshire +28 1 - -
North West +7 1 - - 2
Chester +6 1 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 £350 +7.69%
Bedfordshire -4 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 1 - -
Oxfordshire -8 1 £388 -3.12%
Tyne and Wear -14 1 - -
Wales - 1 £325 -
South Wales - 1 £325 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £450 -
Luton - 1 - -

AppSense
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for AppSense.

1 122 (81.88%) Citrix
2 117 (78.52%) XenApp
3 102 (68.46%) Windows
4 96 (64.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 84 (56.38%) VMware
5 84 (56.38%) Microsoft
6 78 (52.35%) Active Directory
7 77 (51.68%) XenDesktop
8 76 (51.01%) SCCM
9 54 (36.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 52 (34.90%) Fat Client
10 52 (34.90%) Thin Client
11 49 (32.89%) Security Cleared
12 47 (31.54%) Windows 7
13 46 (30.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 46 (30.87%) Windows Server
14 41 (27.52%) DNS
15 37 (24.83%) SC Cleared
16 35 (23.49%) Finance
17 30 (20.13%) Wyse
18 28 (18.79%) PowerShell
19 27 (18.12%) DHCP
19 27 (18.12%) Windows Server 2003
20 25 (16.78%) Windows 10
21 24 (16.11%) Application Packaging
22 23 (15.44%) Cisco
23 22 (14.77%) MS Office
24 21 (14.09%) Symantec
24 21 (14.09%) Incident Management
24 21 (14.09%) Software Delivery

AppSense
Top Related 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 20 (13.42%) Skype for Business
2 12 (8.05%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.34%) IIS
4 2 (1.34%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (14.77%) MS Office
2 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.75%) Office 365
2 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.34%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.52%) DNS
2 27 (18.12%) DHCP
3 16 (10.74%) NetScaler
4 13 (8.72%) VPN
5 10 (6.71%) BIG-IP
5 10 (6.71%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (6.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (4.70%) 3G
6 7 (4.70%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.68%) Firewall
7 4 (2.68%) Internet
7 4 (2.68%) SSL
8 3 (2.01%) SMS
8 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.34%) VLAN
10 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.67%) Network Security
10 1 (0.67%) SAN
10 1 (0.67%) SNMP
10 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (6.71%) MSI
2 5 (3.36%) InstallShield
General
1 35 (23.49%) Finance
2 6 (4.03%) Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.68%) Local Government
4 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.34%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Back Office
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (16.78%) Analyst
2 19 (12.75%) Citrix Analyst
3 18 (12.08%) Architect
4 15 (10.07%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (8.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) Consultant
6 12 (8.05%) Citrix Consultant
6 12 (8.05%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (7.38%) Desktop Support
7 11 (7.38%) Support Engineer
8 10 (6.71%) Citrix Specialist
8 10 (6.71%) Enterprise Architect
9 9 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.04%) Citrix Engineer
10 8 (5.37%) Citrix Support
10 8 (5.37%) Desktop Analyst
10 8 (5.37%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.37%) Technical Leader
11 7 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.03%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.67%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 52 (34.90%) Fat Client
1 52 (34.90%) Thin Client
2 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.37%) User Experience
4 7 (4.70%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.70%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.68%) BYOD
5 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.01%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.34%) Digital Signage
7 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.34%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.67%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 102 (68.46%) Windows
2 47 (31.54%) Windows 7
3 46 (30.87%) Windows Server
3 46 (30.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (18.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (16.78%) Windows 10
6 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.71%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.01%) Android
9 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.34%) Linux
9 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.67%) Unix
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (16.11%) Application Packaging
2 21 (14.09%) Incident Management
2 21 (14.09%) Software Delivery
3 13 (8.72%) Application Virtualisation
4 12 (8.05%) ITIL
5 11 (7.38%) Protective Monitoring
6 10 (6.71%) DevOps
6 10 (6.71%) Performance Management
7 8 (5.37%) Migration
7 8 (5.37%) Personalization
8 6 (4.03%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (2.68%) Application Discovery
9 4 (2.68%) ITIL V3
9 4 (2.68%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.01%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (2.01%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (2.01%) Service Management
10 3 (2.01%) Software Distribution
10 3 (2.01%) TOGAF
11 2 (1.34%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.79%) PowerShell
2 14 (9.40%) VBScript
3 6 (4.03%) SQL
3 6 (4.03%) VB
4 3 (2.01%) C
4 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.67%) C#
5 1 (0.67%) Java
5 1 (0.67%) Perl
5 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (32.89%) Security Cleared
2 37 (24.83%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.04%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.37%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (5.37%) Degree
5 7 (4.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (4.03%) MCSE
6 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.36%) CCA
8 4 (2.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.34%) CCEA
9 2 (1.34%) MCP
9 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (1.34%) RHCE
9 2 (1.34%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.67%) CCNA
10 1 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.67%) CISSP
10 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.38%) GPG13
2 8 (5.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 117 (78.52%) XenApp
2 96 (64.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 78 (52.35%) Active Directory
4 77 (51.68%) XenDesktop
5 54 (36.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (13.42%) VMware ESX
7 18 (12.08%) BitLocker
8 16 (10.74%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (6.71%) vSphere
10 8 (5.37%) Hyper-V
10 8 (5.37%) XenServer
11 5 (3.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (1.34%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.34%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 76 (51.01%) SCCM
2 16 (10.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 15 (10.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (7.38%) AppDNA
5 5 (3.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (2.68%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.34%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.34%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.34%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) Nagios
8 1 (0.67%) Nessus
8 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.67%) SafeCom
8 1 (0.67%) SCOM
8 1 (0.67%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 122 (81.88%) Citrix
2 84 (56.38%) Microsoft
2 84 (56.38%) VMware
3 30 (20.13%) Wyse
4 23 (15.44%) Cisco
5 21 (14.09%) Symantec
6 16 (10.74%) ThinPrint
7 14 (9.40%) Palo Alto
8 12 (8.05%) CA
8 12 (8.05%) Dell
9 10 (6.71%) F5
9 10 (6.71%) HP
10 8 (5.37%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.36%) Altiris
11 5 (3.36%) IBM
12 4 (2.68%) CommVault
12 4 (2.68%) EMC
12 4 (2.68%) Xerox
13 3 (2.01%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.34%) Remedy
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