The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 64 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 0.21% -
As % of the System Software category 4.41% 1.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £382 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £13.71 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+107.87% -35.85%
Microsoft App-V
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 111 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.72% 11.82% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 66 47
Median daily rate £360 £340 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +29.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £215 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £610 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £35.00 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Cheshire region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Cheshire region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +1 2 £539 +79.66%
Microsoft App-V
North West

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) AppSense
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) AppSense
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco