The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 117 122
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 1.23% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £330
% change year-on-year +16.07% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £28.88 £13.71
% change year-on-year -50.77% +110.61%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 136 243 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.54% 12.01% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 146 109
Median daily rate £388 £399 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.98% +27.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 23
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.23 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £18.65 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in West Yorkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in West Yorkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +23 3 £350 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense