The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.74% - -
As % of the System Software category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£140 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.36 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.44% +11.84%
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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 Sheffield region.

System Software Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 12.50% 13.57% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 5
Average daily rate £313 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% -6.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.98 £11.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +24.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.00 £34.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Director
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (33.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) IBM