The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 415 396 293
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -103
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 203 226 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.46% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 3.52% 4.42% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 152 197
Median daily rate £295 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £291 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.92% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 16
Median hourly rate £31.00 £16.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.76% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £13.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £40.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £15.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -29.41%
Microsoft App-V
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5763 5109 4862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.74% 10.39% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3597 2891 2599
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 606 621
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in England

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in England

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in England

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
North East +16 81 £274 - 7
London -54 41 £370 +9.62% 13
North West -13 22 £350 -30.00%
South East -51 21 £363 +7.40% 4
South West +5 14 £313 -19.35%
East of England +8 12 £400 +3.22% 1
West Midlands -9 6 £258 -18.25% 1
East Midlands +16 3 £235 -39.35%
Yorkshire +3 3 £350 +16.66% 1
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 258 (77.95%) Windows
2 233 (70.39%) Citrix
3 185 (55.89%) SCCM
4 181 (54.68%) Active Directory
5 177 (53.47%) Microsoft
6 162 (48.94%) VMware
7 159 (48.04%) XenApp
8 141 (42.60%) AppSense
9 138 (41.69%) Windows Server
10 115 (34.74%) XenDesktop
11 107 (32.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 96 (29.00%) Windows 7
13 92 (27.79%) Security Cleared
14 90 (27.19%) ITIL
15 88 (26.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 82 (24.77%) DHCP
17 74 (22.36%) HP
18 73 (22.05%) PowerShell
19 72 (21.75%) DNS
20 71 (21.45%) Application Packaging
21 70 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
22 68 (20.54%) XenServer
23 65 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
23 65 (19.64%) MSI
24 61 (18.43%) SC Cleared
25 51 (15.41%) Data Centre
26 49 (14.80%) MS Excel
27 47 (14.20%) SQL
27 47 (14.20%) Project Management
28 45 (13.60%) Finance

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in 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 39 (11.78%) IIS
2 37 (11.18%) MS Exchange
3 34 (10.27%) Skype for Business
4 20 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.11%) Apache
5 7 (2.11%) IBM Notes
5 7 (2.11%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.21%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.91%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (14.80%) MS Excel
2 31 (9.37%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) RMDS
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.14%) Office 365
2 12 (3.63%) IaaS
2 12 (3.63%) PaaS
3 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.81%) SaaS
6 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 82 (24.77%) DHCP
2 72 (21.75%) DNS
3 42 (12.69%) NetScaler
4 20 (6.04%) Firewall
5 17 (5.14%) Remote Desktop
6 16 (4.83%) LAN
7 13 (3.93%) 3G
7 13 (3.93%) SMS
7 13 (3.93%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (3.63%) SAN
9 9 (2.72%) VoIP
9 9 (2.72%) WAN
10 8 (2.42%) SSL
11 7 (2.11%) Internet
12 6 (1.81%) VPN
13 5 (1.51%) H.323
13 5 (1.51%) HTTPS
13 5 (1.51%) Skype
14 3 (0.91%) HTTP
14 3 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
2 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 65 (19.64%) MSI
2 14 (4.23%) InstallShield
3 7 (2.11%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.51%) WinDbg
5 4 (1.21%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 45 (13.60%) Finance
2 9 (2.72%) Financial Institution
3 6 (1.81%) Banking
3 6 (1.81%) Legal
4 5 (1.51%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.51%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.21%) Law
5 4 (1.21%) Publishing
6 3 (0.91%) Local Government
7 2 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (13.90%) Analyst
2 38 (11.48%) Applications Packager
3 36 (10.88%) Support Engineer
4 34 (10.27%) Consultant
5 28 (8.46%) Citrix Consultant
6 26 (7.85%) Architect
6 26 (7.85%) Citrix Engineer
7 25 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 23 (6.95%) Desktop Support
9 21 (6.34%) Citrix Specialist
10 20 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (4.53%) Windows Engineer
13 14 (4.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (3.93%) Citrix Expert
14 13 (3.93%) Virtualisation Engineer
15 12 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
16 11 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
16 11 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
17 10 (3.02%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.42%) Middleware
2 5 (1.51%) Web Services
3 4 (1.21%) .NET
4 2 (0.60%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.41%) Data Centre
2 42 (12.69%) Computer Science
3 40 (12.08%) Fat Client
3 40 (12.08%) Thin Client
4 28 (8.46%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.72%) User Experience
8 7 (2.11%) Clustering
8 7 (2.11%) PKI
9 6 (1.81%) BYOD
9 6 (1.81%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.51%) Life Science
10 5 (1.51%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.21%) CMDB
11 4 (1.21%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.91%) Wiki
13 2 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 258 (77.95%) Windows
2 138 (41.69%) Windows Server
3 107 (32.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 96 (29.00%) Windows 7
5 70 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (7.85%) Windows 10
8 25 (7.55%) Windows XP
9 16 (4.83%) Linux
9 16 (4.83%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.81%) Unix
11 5 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.91%) Solaris
12 3 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.30%) Android
14 1 (0.30%) HPUX
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (27.19%) ITIL
2 71 (21.45%) Application Packaging
3 47 (14.20%) Project Management
4 42 (12.69%) Software Delivery
5 39 (11.78%) Service Delivery
6 34 (10.27%) Migration
7 21 (6.34%) Change Management
8 20 (6.04%) Application Discovery
9 19 (5.74%) Business Continuity
9 19 (5.74%) Service Management
10 17 (5.14%) Application Virtualisation
11 15 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (4.53%) Infrastructure Management
11 15 (4.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 15 (4.53%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.23%) ITIL V3
12 14 (4.23%) ITSM
12 14 (4.23%) Software Distribution
13 12 (3.63%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (3.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (22.05%) PowerShell
2 47 (14.20%) SQL
3 39 (11.78%) VBScript
4 27 (8.16%) VB
5 9 (2.72%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.21%) C#
7 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.30%) Java
8 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (27.79%) Security Cleared
2 61 (18.43%) SC Cleared
3 37 (11.18%) Degree
4 31 (9.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (5.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (4.23%) DV Cleared
7 13 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (3.63%) MCSE
9 9 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (2.11%) MCP
11 5 (1.51%) CCEE
11 5 (1.51%) ISEB
11 5 (1.51%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.51%) MCSA
12 4 (1.21%) CCA
12 4 (1.21%) CCNA
12 4 (1.21%) CCNP
12 4 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.91%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (3.32%) SLA
3 6 (1.81%) QA
4 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 181 (54.68%) Active Directory
2 159 (48.04%) XenApp
3 115 (34.74%) XenDesktop
4 88 (26.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 68 (20.54%) XenServer
6 32 (9.67%) Hyper-V
7 14 (4.23%) BitLocker
8 11 (3.32%) Terminal Services
9 10 (3.02%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.81%) vSphere
11 5 (1.51%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.51%) Xen
12 4 (1.21%) UAG
13 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.91%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.60%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.30%) NFS
15 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 185 (55.89%) SCCM
2 34 (10.27%) EdgeSight
3 27 (8.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 21 (6.34%) XenMobile
5 20 (6.04%) SafeCom
6 17 (5.14%) SCOM
7 12 (3.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (3.63%) Perfmon
8 10 (3.02%) WSUS
9 8 (2.42%) OpenView
10 7 (2.11%) SCOrch
11 6 (1.81%) HP SIM
12 4 (1.21%) AppDNA
12 4 (1.21%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.91%) Nagios
13 3 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.91%) Windows Intune
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 233 (70.39%) Citrix
2 177 (53.47%) Microsoft
3 162 (48.94%) VMware
4 141 (42.60%) AppSense
5 74 (22.36%) HP
6 36 (10.88%) ThinPrint
7 32 (9.67%) Wyse
8 21 (6.34%) Cisco
9 20 (6.04%) SAP
10 16 (4.83%) Oracle
11 11 (3.32%) Dell
12 10 (3.02%) Symantec
13 9 (2.72%) Bloomberg
13 9 (2.72%) Lumension
14 8 (2.42%) Altiris
14 8 (2.42%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.42%) Reuters
15 7 (2.11%) Lotus
16 6 (1.81%) Intel Security
16 6 (1.81%) NetApp
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