The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 31 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.28% - 2.54%
As % of the System Software category 11.11% - 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.82 £32.81
% change year-on-year
-8.34% -33.48%
Microsoft App-V
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
27 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.49% 7.77% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 9
Average daily rate £425 £163 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £106 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £305 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £11.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.05 £103.70 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) SCOM
4 4 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Nagios
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) Wiki
5 3 (37.50%) SCOrch
5 3 (37.50%) EdgeSight
5 3 (37.50%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Confluence
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (37.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (37.50%) EdgeSight
2 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) SCOrch
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) Mitel
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp