The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 125 132 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -40
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 27 10 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.31% 1.34%
As % of the System Software category 8.68% 4.15% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 6
Average daily rate £350 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +17.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £40.00 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.08 £40.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.82 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-8.34% -30.85%
Microsoft App-V
England

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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
311 241 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.18% 7.45% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 91 122
Average daily rate £325 £350 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £221 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 47 57
Average hourly rate £16.67 £14.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.07% -47.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.29 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -1 17 £350 -22.22% 2
Lancashire +3 5 £315 -30.00%
Merseyside - 4 £375 -
Cheshire -7 1 £300 -3.22%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 33 (60.00%) VMware
3 28 (50.91%) Citrix
4 25 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 21 (38.18%) AppSense
6 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 20 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 18 (32.73%) XenApp
8 17 (30.91%) ITIL
9 16 (29.09%) SCCM
10 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
11 14 (25.45%) Application Packaging
11 14 (25.45%) Skype for Business
12 13 (23.64%) MSI
13 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
13 12 (21.82%) HP
13 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (20.00%) XenDesktop
14 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
14 11 (20.00%) DHCP
14 11 (20.00%) DNS
14 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (18.18%) MS Office
15 10 (18.18%) XenServer
16 9 (16.36%) SMS
16 9 (16.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
17 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 15 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.45%) Skype for Business
3 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.27%) IIS
5 3 (5.45%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.18%) MS Office
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) IaaS
1 5 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) DHCP
1 11 (20.00%) DNS
2 9 (16.36%) SMS
3 7 (12.73%) SAN
4 5 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.64%) LAN
5 2 (3.64%) NAS
5 2 (3.64%) WAN
6 1 (1.82%) Firewall
6 1 (1.82%) H.323
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) Intranet
6 1 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.82%) Skype
6 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
6 1 (1.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MSI
2 3 (5.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.82%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Local Government
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (12.73%) Applications Packager
3 6 (10.91%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Change Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared Application Packager
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.45%) Wiki
4 2 (3.64%) Life Science
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (72.73%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.27%) Linux
8 3 (5.45%) Unix
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 14 (25.45%) Application Packaging
3 9 (16.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (9.09%) Application Discovery
4 5 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.27%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (7.27%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Time Management
6 2 (3.64%) Change Management
6 2 (3.64%) Migration
6 2 (3.64%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.64%) Release Management
6 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.64%) Service Management
7 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.82%) CCEA
4 1 (1.82%) CCEE
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.82%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.73%) XenApp
3 12 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 10 (18.18%) XenServer
6 7 (12.73%) Hyper-V
7 5 (9.09%) vSphere
8 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
2 4 (7.27%) SCOrch
3 3 (5.45%) EdgeSight
3 3 (5.45%) Nagios
3 3 (5.45%) SCSM
4 1 (1.82%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.82%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) ThinApp
4 1 (1.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) VMware
2 28 (50.91%) Citrix
3 21 (38.18%) AppSense
4 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.82%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco
7 5 (9.09%) Dell
7 5 (9.09%) Wyse
8 2 (3.64%) Avaya
8 2 (3.64%) Lumension
8 2 (3.64%) ThinPrint
9 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.82%) IBM
9 1 (1.82%) Mitel
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) Polycom
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