The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Cheshire / Chester
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.66% -
As % of the System Software category - 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -20.70% -13.97%  

Microsoft App-V is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10 26 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 9.71% 17.22% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 6
Median daily rate £295 £263 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.38% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +20.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.22 £35.00 £15.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Chester

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Chester

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Chester