Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - +58 -24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.66% - 2.08%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% - 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Lancashire median daily rate £300 - £280
10th Percentile £280 - £175
90th Percentile £304 - £301
North West median daily rate £331 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -1.85% -3.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £12.00

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

All System Software Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 39 68 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.57% 10.48% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 67
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -3.70% +19.68%
10th Percentile £266 £123 £181
90th Percentile £575 £450 £466
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.55% -15.94% -15.85%
North West median hourly rate £14.97 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.39% -1.10% -3.33%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Lancashire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Lancashire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Lancashire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 2 £288 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £305 -
Microsoft App-V
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft