The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 108 103
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.28% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 3.03% 1.53% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £335
% change year-on-year +16.07% -16.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £29.00 £13.71
% change year-on-year -50.98% +111.52%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 99 196 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 9.15% 13.05% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 122 79
Median daily rate £400 £400 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +41.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense