The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 29 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.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 33 28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool - 1.99% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category - 18.52% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £375 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +21.32% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -20.70% +21.21%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 42 27 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 16.80% 10.76% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 9
Median daily rate £330 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Liverpool