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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 121 70 86
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 33 67 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 2.16% 1.34%
As % of the System Software category 9.46% 17.91% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 8
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£675 £260 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+159.61% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £300 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.81 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.27% +72.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.40% +15.78%
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
349 374 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.99% 12.05% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 148 71
Average daily rate £325 £263 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £130 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 75 51
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £43.50 £37.50
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 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 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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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
Cheshire -6 16 £725 -
Manchester -15 9 £388 +44.85% 2
Merseyside -17 3 £325 +12.06% 1
Lancashire -27 2 £750 +212.50%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 35 (77.78%) Citrix
2 24 (53.33%) XenApp
3 19 (42.22%) SCCM
3 19 (42.22%) Windows
3 19 (42.22%) AppSense
4 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (31.11%) VMware
6 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
7 12 (26.67%) Migration
8 11 (24.44%) MSI
8 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
9 10 (22.22%) Office 365
9 10 (22.22%) Business Transformation
9 10 (22.22%) Application Packaging
10 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 7 (15.56%) Xen
11 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
11 7 (15.56%) EMC
11 7 (15.56%) Oracle
11 7 (15.56%) SAP
12 6 (13.33%) IBM Notes
12 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.33%) Lotus
12 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
12 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (11.11%) VBScript
14 4 (8.89%) ITIL
14 4 (8.89%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (13.33%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) WAN
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (4.44%) SMS
4 1 (2.22%) OpenScape
4 1 (2.22%) 3G
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MSI
2 3 (6.67%) InstallShield
2 3 (6.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Local Government
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Architect
1 11 (24.44%) Applications Packager
2 10 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Environment Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Technical Director
6 1 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) IT Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Designer
6 1 (2.22%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (2.22%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.22%) Life Science
1 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Migration
2 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.22%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.22%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.22%) Change Control
8 1 (2.22%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (2.22%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) VBScript
3 3 (6.67%) VB
4 2 (4.44%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) MCSA
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 24 (53.33%) XenApp
2 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
3 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.56%) Xen
5 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (8.89%) XenServer
6 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.44%) vSphere
8 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) Citrix
2 19 (42.22%) AppSense
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.11%) VMware
5 7 (15.56%) EMC
5 7 (15.56%) Oracle
5 7 (15.56%) SAP
6 6 (13.33%) Lotus
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Siemens
8 1 (2.22%) Sophos
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) Wyse
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