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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 104 110
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category - 1.69% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £550 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +21.32% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -20.70% -13.97%  

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 147 178 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 10.96% 9.35% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 104 81
Median daily rate £410 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 23
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.12% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £16.20 £24.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V in West Yorkshire.

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

Microsoft App-V
Top 6 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Microsoft App-V
Top Related 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM