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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 26 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.00% 0.56% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 17.31% 7.69% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£313 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.86% +6.09%
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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 Liverpool region.

System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.33% 7.34% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 13
Average daily rate £313 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +112.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Citrix
1 10 (83.33%) XenApp
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Server Building
4 5 (41.67%) Xen
5 4 (33.33%) AppSense
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Publishing
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) MSI
8 1 (8.33%) C#
8 1 (8.33%) .NET
8 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (8.33%) VMware
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
8 1 (8.33%) PlateSpin
8 1 (8.33%) WSUS

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Director
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Server Building
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) C#
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (41.67%) Xen
3 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) AppSense
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) PlateSpin