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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 120 118 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 8 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.58% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category 2.68% 5.28% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £393 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £308
% change year-on-year
+18.11% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-30.85% +106.91%
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
298 284 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.80% 11.07% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 148 120
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 41 56
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £44.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £275 -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Citrix
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) XenApp
5 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
7 6 (31.58%) SCCM
7 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (31.58%) Migration
7 6 (31.58%) Clustering
7 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (31.58%) DNS
7 6 (31.58%) DHCP
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) HP
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
9 4 (21.05%) MSI
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) MCSE
9 4 (21.05%) IIS
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) SLA
10 3 (15.79%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Notes
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 2 (10.53%) Broadband
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Applications Packager
1 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Build Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Wintel Support
3 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.53%) X-Windows
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) XenApp
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.79%) XenServer
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.53%) MetaFrame
6 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Citrix
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) AppSense
5 3 (15.79%) Lotus
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) CA