The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank - 36 29
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.51% 4.85%
As % of the System Software category - 20.45% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 10
Median daily rate - £270 £272
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £23.68 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+20.36% +8.86%
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 Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 44 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.21% 12.29% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 39
Median daily rate £303 £306 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% +13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £204 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £406 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £13.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £65.80 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft App-V
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Lumension
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Skype

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AppSense
1 2 (66.67%) Lumension
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft