The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the East of England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 122 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 20 30 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.68% 1.26% 1.73%
As % of the System Software category 5.21% 8.65% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £235 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £352 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £19.52 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -40.84%
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
384 347 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.12% 14.53% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 120 178
Average daily rate £268 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 73 77
Average hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
England

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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -4 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Bedfordshire -21 4 £375 +7.14%
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Citrix
3 25 (60.98%) SCCM
4 19 (46.34%) Windows 7
4 19 (46.34%) MSI
5 14 (34.15%) AppSense
5 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
6 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
7 11 (26.83%) VBScript
7 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (24.39%) Application Packaging
8 10 (24.39%) VMware
8 10 (24.39%) VB
9 9 (21.95%) Thin Client
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (21.95%) Fat Client
9 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
9 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (21.95%) XenApp
10 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
10 8 (19.51%) Dell
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (17.07%) HP
11 7 (17.07%) AdminStudio
11 7 (17.07%) ITIL
11 7 (17.07%) DHCP
11 7 (17.07%) DNS
11 7 (17.07%) Migration
11 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.44%) Lync
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) DHCP
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 5 (12.20%) SMS
3 4 (9.76%) NAS
3 4 (9.76%) LAN
3 4 (9.76%) WAN
3 4 (9.76%) SAN
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) MSI
2 7 (17.07%) AdminStudio
3 6 (14.63%) InstallShield
4 2 (4.88%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (4.88%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Applications Packager
2 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Design Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Server Support
5 1 (2.44%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Transition Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Thin Client
1 9 (21.95%) Fat Client
2 5 (12.20%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Vista
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (9.76%) UNIX
7 3 (7.32%) Linux
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.88%) Windows NT
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) Software Deployment
3 3 (7.32%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.88%) Workflow
4 2 (4.88%) Validation
4 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.44%) SIEM
5 1 (2.44%) Network Design
5 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) Information Security
5 1 (2.44%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) VBScript
2 10 (24.39%) VB
3 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) MCSE
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (7.32%) MCSA
5 3 (7.32%) MCITP
6 2 (4.88%) CCA
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.88%) CCEA
7 1 (2.44%) CISSP
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.44%) CCNP
7 1 (2.44%) CCNA
7 1 (2.44%) VCAP
7 1 (2.44%) NCDA
7 1 (2.44%) NCIE
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.95%) XenApp
3 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop
4 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.44%) XenServer
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (60.98%) SCCM
2 6 (14.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (7.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (7.32%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.44%) OpenView
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Citrix
2 14 (34.15%) AppSense
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) VMware
5 8 (19.51%) Dell
6 7 (17.07%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) IBM
8 3 (7.32%) CA
8 3 (7.32%) Mercator
8 3 (7.32%) Cisco
9 2 (4.88%) Wyse
9 2 (4.88%) Juniper
10 1 (2.44%) EMC
10 1 (2.44%) NetApp
10 1 (2.44%) Lotus
10 1 (2.44%) McAfee
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle
10 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.44%) Aruba