Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 193 -
Rank change year-on-year -19 - +233
Contract jobs citing Application Virtualisation 5 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.081% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
North West median daily rate £300 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
England median daily rate £435 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +8.75% -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £15.50 - -
England median hourly rate £15.50 - £17.00

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 5,240 4,712 6,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.63% 82.49% 82.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,291 2,882 3,938
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £256 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 220 216
North West median hourly rate £24.13 £36.74 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.33% +36.06% -0.61%
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.75 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.56 £53.00 £52.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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 -7 2 £275 -49.54%
Manchester -17 2 £325 -23.53%
Merseyside +15 1 £525 +75.00%
Application Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (60.00%) MSI
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) Software Packaging
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) ThinApp
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) Records Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Xerox
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Personalization
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (20.00%) Ivanti

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MSI
2 1 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Personalization
3 1 (20.00%) Records Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) ThinApp
3 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Xerox