Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Application Virtualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Application Virtualisation over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 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.

Application Virtualization
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 187 231
Rank change year-on-year -26 +44 +3
Contract jobs citing Application Virtualisation 4 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% 0.21% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.26% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
North West median daily rate £300 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +80.00% -27.80%
England median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Application Virtualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,924 4,614 6,131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.22% 82.22% 84.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,093 2,910 3,890
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £571
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 193 192
North West median hourly rate £22.40 £30.00 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.34% +42.70% -29.24%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.75 £11.56
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.37 £51.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

Application Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Application Virtualisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Application Virtualisation in the North West

Application Virtualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Application Virtualisation in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Virtualisation in the North West

Application Virtualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Virtualisation in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Virtualisation in the North West

Application Virtualisation
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Virtualisation within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Cheshire -9 2 £275 -61.54%
Manchester -15 2 £325 -38.10%
Application Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Application Virtualisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Application Virtualisation.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) ThinApp
2 2 (50.00%) Xerox
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) Personalization
2 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis

Application Virtualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
2 2 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) OCX
1 2 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (50.00%) Personalization
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Altiris
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Ivanti
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Xerox