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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 43 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 5 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.08% 0.60% 6.29%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 2.78% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 19
Average daily rate
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£295 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £346 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.35% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +12.69%
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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
30 36 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.51% 21.69% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 34
Average daily rate £275 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £211 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.15% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £14.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 32 (94.12%) Citrix
2 31 (91.18%) AppSense
3 30 (88.24%) Windows
4 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
5 15 (44.12%) SCCM
5 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
6 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 14 (41.18%) Windows XP
7 13 (38.24%) CA
7 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
7 13 (38.24%) Blackberry
7 13 (38.24%) Windows Vista
7 13 (38.24%) Lumension
8 12 (35.29%) XenApp
8 12 (35.29%) SMS
9 11 (32.35%) MS Office
9 11 (32.35%) VMware
10 10 (29.41%) SLA
10 10 (29.41%) Software Deployment
11 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
12 8 (23.53%) DNS
13 7 (20.59%) XenServer
14 5 (14.71%) ITIL
14 5 (14.71%) DHCP
14 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
15 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
15 4 (11.76%) MSI
15 4 (11.76%) Lync

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) Lync
1 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) SMS
2 8 (23.53%) DNS
3 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) 3G
5 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MSI
2 3 (8.82%) InstallShield
2 3 (8.82%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Desktop Support
1 11 (32.35%) Support Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (11.76%) Designer
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Packager
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 14 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Vista
5 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Software Deployment
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) TQM
4 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) XenApp
2 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.59%) XenServer
4 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Citrix
2 31 (91.18%) AppSense
3 13 (38.24%) CA
3 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Lumension
4 11 (32.35%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle
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