The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 117 114 115
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 11 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 4.49% 1.60% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Average daily rate
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£265 £330 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £330 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £330 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +12.69%
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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 Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
245 187 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.42% 8.45% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 79 74
Average daily rate £325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £176 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 41
Average hourly rate £13.74 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £35.00 £73.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
West Yorkshire - 5 £265 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £388 - 1
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 16 (80.00%) SCCM
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) MSI
4 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) Application Packaging
6 6 (30.00%) VB
6 6 (30.00%) Citrix
6 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (25.00%) VBScript
7 5 (25.00%) MCSE
8 4 (20.00%) Remedy
8 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) SLA
8 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (15.00%) SCOM
9 3 (15.00%) Validation
9 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (15.00%) InstallShield
10 2 (10.00%) AdminStudio
10 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) VoIP
10 2 (10.00%) WAN
10 2 (10.00%) WSH
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MSI
2 3 (15.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (10.00%) AdminStudio
3 2 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Applications Packager
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.00%) WSH
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) CMDB
1 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) PKI
1 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) VB
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCAA
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCA
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 2 (10.00%) UAG
4 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Remedy
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Sophos
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Siemens