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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 114 119 139
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 16 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.93% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 4.41% 6.78% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £270 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
-22.05% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.68 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +7.62%
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
363 428 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.19% 13.72% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 201 206
Median daily rate £350 £336 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £169 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 86 79
Median hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £47.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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
Cambridgeshire +22 6 £215 -25.21%
Essex -5 6 £425 +6.25%
Hertfordshire +4 2 £625 +197.61%
Bedfordshire +1 2 - - 1
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) Citrix
3 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) SCCM
5 11 (40.74%) XenApp
6 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
6 8 (29.63%) VMware
6 8 (29.63%) MSI
6 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
7 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) Office 365
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (22.22%) SCOM
8 6 (22.22%) Application Discovery
9 5 (18.52%) MOS
9 5 (18.52%) MS Office
10 4 (14.81%) Solaris
10 4 (14.81%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
11 3 (11.11%) vSphere
11 3 (11.11%) Workflow
11 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
11 3 (11.11%) Marketing
11 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.11%) assyst
11 3 (11.11%) SQL Server

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) MPLS
2 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MSI
2 3 (11.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Applications Packager
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Applications Support
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Active Directory Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Migration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
1 2 (7.41%) SAML
2 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
2 6 (22.22%) Application Discovery
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.41%) RAD
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) VBA
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MOS
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) CCA
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) XenApp
3 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) vSphere
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
5 2 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.70%) NFS
6 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.70%) Xen
6 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) SCCM
2 6 (22.22%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) OpenView
3 2 (7.41%) Simpana
3 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) Citrix
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) Adobe
6 2 (7.41%) 3PAR
6 2 (7.41%) BMC
6 2 (7.41%) CommVault
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Sun
7 1 (3.70%) AppSense
7 1 (3.70%) NetApp
7 1 (3.70%) PlateSpin
7 1 (3.70%) Wyse