The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 64 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.11% - 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 11.90% - 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.36 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £22.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +7.31%
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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 North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
84 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.30% 8.30% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 13
Average daily rate £298 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £8.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.20 £15.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the North East region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 10 £275 -
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) SLA
5 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) XenApp
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) SCCM
6 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (20.00%) Line Management
7 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) vSphere
7 3 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
7 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (20.00%) HP SIM
7 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
7 3 (20.00%) AppSense
7 3 (20.00%) PKI
7 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Xen

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) 3G
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Packager
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Director
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
1 3 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
1 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (20.00%) Line Management
1 3 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (13.33%) Application Discovery
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (33.33%) XenApp
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) Xen
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (20.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (20.00%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) AppSense
5 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 3 (20.00%) McAfee
5 3 (20.00%) Sophos