The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 135 134
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.047% 0.10% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.94% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £550 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -20.70% +21.21%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 233 318 263
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.96% 11.09% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 199 152
Median daily rate £403 £405 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +35.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £163 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 43
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.82% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.20 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Yorkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Yorkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (66.67%) CCA
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (66.67%) AppSense
4 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Intel
5 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) DNA
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) MSI

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCA
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Intel