The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Liverpool region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 18 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.96% - 1.63%
As % of the System Software category 30.77% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £290 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.20% -17.94%
System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.63% 9.74% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Average daily rate £300 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £307 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.49 £20.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.55% +12.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Microsoft App-V
Merseyside

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 25 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MSI
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (33.33%) AppSense
6 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
6 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) DNA
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
6 1 (16.67%) Publishing
6 1 (16.67%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MSI
2 2 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
1 1 (16.67%) DNA
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
1 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense