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 24 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 142 134
Rank change year-on-year +22 -8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 5 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.11% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 2.48% 0.87% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £335
% change year-on-year +16.07% -16.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 202 345 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.16% 12.26% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 222 165
Median daily rate £350 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £215 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 41
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +37.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £23.50 £25.00
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 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 24 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
West Yorkshire +24 4 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
6 1 (16.67%) iPad
6 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (16.67%) Business Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (16.67%) Intel
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Primavera
1 1 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) DNA
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) VMware