The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 133 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 12 33 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 1.38% 2.28%
As % of the System Software category 3.50% 9.85% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 32
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£350 £365 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
-6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.95%
Microsoft App-V
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
343 335 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.03% 13.96% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 118 203
Average daily rate £310 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £171 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 75 62
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £32.50 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the East of England region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the East of England region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -9 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V.

1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Citrix
3 18 (58.06%) MSI
3 18 (58.06%) SCCM
4 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
5 14 (45.16%) AppSense
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
7 9 (29.03%) VB
7 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
8 8 (25.81%) Application Packaging
8 8 (25.81%) VBScript
9 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
9 7 (22.58%) AdminStudio
10 6 (19.35%) Thin Client
10 6 (19.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
10 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Fat Client
11 5 (16.13%) Windows Vista
11 5 (16.13%) InstallShield
11 5 (16.13%) VMware
11 5 (16.13%) SMS
12 4 (12.90%) DHCP
12 4 (12.90%) DNS
12 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
12 4 (12.90%) Dell
12 4 (12.90%) MS Office
12 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.23%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SMS
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) MSI
2 7 (22.58%) AdminStudio
3 5 (16.13%) InstallShield
4 2 (6.45%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Local Government
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Applications Packager
2 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
2 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
2 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
2 2 (6.45%) Consultant
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
3 1 (3.23%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (3.23%) Server Support
3 1 (3.23%) Analyst
3 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
3 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (3.23%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (3.23%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Thin Client
1 6 (19.35%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Vista
5 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.45%) Windows NT
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Workflow
3 2 (6.45%) Validation
3 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.23%) SIEM
4 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.23%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) VB
2 8 (25.81%) VBScript
3 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) XenServer
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (58.06%) SCCM
2 6 (19.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) ZENworks
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.23%) OpenView
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Citrix
2 14 (45.16%) AppSense
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 4 (12.90%) Dell
6 3 (9.68%) CA
6 3 (9.68%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Wyse
8 1 (3.23%) Lotus
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) IBM