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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 100 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 37 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 1.99% 1.53%
As % of the System Software category 11.71% 17.58% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 20
Average daily rate
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£281 £344 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £235 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.75 £18.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +25.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.12 £11.54 £16.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.50 £42.31 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.13 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.56%
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
316 330 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.89% 11.34% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 128 118
Average daily rate £275 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% +55.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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
Manchester -12 2 £280 - 2
Cheshire -11 1 £300 +7.62%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 77 (81.91%) Windows
2 71 (75.53%) Citrix
3 63 (67.02%) AppSense
4 56 (59.57%) Windows 7
5 48 (51.06%) SCCM
6 41 (43.62%) SC Cleared
6 41 (43.62%) Security Cleared
7 40 (42.55%) Windows XP
8 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
9 35 (37.23%) MS Office
10 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
11 32 (34.04%) Blackberry
11 32 (34.04%) Windows Vista
12 31 (32.98%) CA
13 29 (30.85%) XenApp
13 29 (30.85%) Lumension
14 28 (29.79%) MSI
15 27 (28.72%) SLA
15 27 (28.72%) Software Deployment
16 25 (26.60%) SMS
17 20 (21.28%) VMware
18 18 (19.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 17 (18.09%) Application Packaging
20 12 (12.77%) TQM
21 11 (11.70%) XenServer
22 10 (10.64%) MS Exchange
22 10 (10.64%) ITIL
22 10 (10.64%) VB
23 9 (9.57%) DNS
23 9 (9.57%) AdminStudio

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 10 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.51%) Lync
2 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (37.23%) MS Office
2 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
3 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.60%) SMS
2 9 (9.57%) DNS
3 7 (7.45%) DHCP
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.13%) VoIP
4 2 (2.13%) WAN
4 2 (2.13%) LAN
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.06%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.06%) VPN
5 1 (1.06%) Firewall
5 1 (1.06%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) MSI
2 9 (9.57%) AdminStudio
3 7 (7.45%) InstallShield
3 7 (7.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (2.13%) Local Government
2 1 (1.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Support Engineer
2 24 (25.53%) Applications Packager
3 23 (24.47%) Desktop Support
4 21 (22.34%) Desktop Engineer
5 19 (20.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.19%) Designer
9 3 (3.19%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.19%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.19%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Technical Support Specialist
10 2 (2.13%) Desktop Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Security Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.09%) Application Packaging
2 6 (6.38%) WSH
3 2 (2.13%) ODBC
4 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (34.04%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (1.06%) NHS
3 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.06%) iPhone
3 1 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 77 (81.91%) Windows
2 56 (59.57%) Windows 7
3 40 (42.55%) Windows XP
4 32 (34.04%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.72%) Software Deployment
2 12 (12.77%) TQM
3 10 (10.64%) ITIL
4 7 (7.45%) Migration
5 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.19%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.13%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.13%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (2.13%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.13%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.06%) Service Management
8 1 (1.06%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.06%) Change Management
8 1 (1.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) VB
2 6 (6.38%) SQL
3 5 (5.32%) C
4 4 (4.26%) VBScript
5 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (43.62%) SC Cleared
1 41 (43.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (28.72%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 29 (30.85%) XenApp
3 11 (11.70%) XenServer
4 9 (9.57%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.19%) vSphere
7 2 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 48 (51.06%) SCCM
2 18 (19.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.06%) OpenView
3 1 (1.06%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (75.53%) Citrix
2 63 (67.02%) AppSense
3 38 (40.43%) Microsoft
4 31 (32.98%) CA
5 29 (30.85%) Lumension
6 20 (21.28%) VMware
7 4 (4.26%) HP
8 3 (3.19%) Wyse
9 2 (2.13%) Veeam
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco
10 1 (1.06%) F5
10 1 (1.06%) Novell
10 1 (1.06%) Apple
10 1 (1.06%) Symantec
10 1 (1.06%) McAfee
10 1 (1.06%) Altiris
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