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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 58 60 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.68% 0.16% 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 10.87% 1.39% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£750 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.03 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
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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
46 72 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.28% 11.29% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 11
Average daily rate £320 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.68 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -23.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 27 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £750 -
Durham - 1 - -
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England

Microsoft App-V
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (44.44%) Application Packaging
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Packager
2 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Feature Driven Development
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Sophos
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix