The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 100 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.48% -
As % of the System Software category 2.01% 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £336
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +11.84%
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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 Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
149 86 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.42% 6.89% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 41 16
Average daily rate £300 £283 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.73 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) UAG
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) MSI
3 2 (40.00%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSI
2 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Server Hardening
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) UAG
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) ISA Server
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) AppSense
2 1 (20.00%) Altiris
2 1 (20.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix