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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 43 43
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.40% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category - 10.71% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £350 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year
-20.70% -8.34%

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 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.67% 13.08% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 20
Median daily rate £453 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.73% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 6
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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