The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 22 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
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 51 18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 3.59% 8.77%
As % of the System Software category - 9.14% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 5
Median daily rate - £418 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £335
% change year-on-year +16.07% -16.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10 175 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 29.41% 39.24% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 108 29
Median daily rate £325 £321 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% -7.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 20 1
Median hourly rate - £36.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.76%  
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 Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 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 Renfrewshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Renfrewshire