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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 117 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 12 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.48% 0.34% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 3.38% 2.25% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 14
Median daily rate £425 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.54% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £274 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £13.71 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -35.48%
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
355 444 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.30% 14.90% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 238 225
Median daily rate £350 £310 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 77 76
Median hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex +11 11 £425 +7.93%
Cambridgeshire +16 1 £400 +39.13%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (85.00%) Citrix
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) XenApp
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (35.00%) SCCM
8 6 (30.00%) SCOM
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (25.00%) MOS
9 5 (25.00%) VMware
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) Terminal Server
11 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (15.00%) Internet
11 3 (15.00%) ITIL
11 3 (15.00%) Adobe
11 3 (15.00%) assyst
11 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (15.00%) Marketing
11 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
11 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (15.00%) Office 365
12 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
12 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
12 2 (10.00%) Application Discovery

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Applications Packager
2 6 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Packager
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Application Discovery
2 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (10.00%) Programme Governance
2 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Content Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.00%) MOF
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MOS
2 1 (5.00%) CCA
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) XenApp
3 3 (15.00%) Terminal Server
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) DFS Replication
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (10.00%) Xen
5 1 (5.00%) NFS
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 6 (30.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Citrix
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Adobe
4 1 (5.00%) AppSense
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) PlateSpin
4 1 (5.00%) Wyse