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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 43 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.48% 8.61% 2.99%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 38.71% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 1
Average daily rate
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£750 £240 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
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
50 93 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.88% 22.25% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 49 10
Average daily rate £275 £260 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £298 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 10
Average hourly rate £12.75 £31.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.87% +63.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -4 2 £750 +175.23%
Microsoft App-V
North West

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V.

1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) AppSense
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) 3G
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Director
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP