Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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.

Application Virtualization
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 215 235
Rank change year-on-year +13 +20 -37
Contract jobs citing Application Virtualisation 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.031% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.037% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
North West median daily rate £715 £225 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +217.78% -46.75% +84.64%
10th Percentile £389 £192 £411
90th Percentile £723 £247 £434
England median daily rate £450 £335 £475
% change year-on-year +34.33% -29.47% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £15.50
England median hourly rate - - £15.50

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 4602 5446 7069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.38% 84.33% 81.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2970 3526 4341
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £253
90th Percentile £596 £571 £575
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 159 282
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £29.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.85% +65.06%
10th Percentile £11.54 £12.45 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.95 £52.47
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.47 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% +11.23% +15.79%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Virtualisation in the North West over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 December 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
Cheshire - 4 £715 -
Manchester +17 2 £525 +162.50% 1
Application Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Application Virtualisation 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 North West region with a requirement for Application Virtualisation.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Social Media
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (50.00%) Domain Models
2 3 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (33.33%) SFIA
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) Altiris
4 1 (16.67%) MSI
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
4 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365 Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 3 (50.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 3 (50.00%) Domain Models
1 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 2 (33.33%) SFIA
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Altiris