The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North East 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 63 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.15% 0.33% -
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.16% 9.57% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 11 25
Average daily rate £282 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £301 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.13 £11.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% +38.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Microsoft App-V
England

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) CAD
1 4 (80.00%) MSI
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CAD
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix