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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 362 289 282
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 234 336 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.68% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 4.73% 7.11% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 176 159
Average daily rate
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£375 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £216 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £428 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £16.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £44.70 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
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
4949 4726 4073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.80% 9.53% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2765 2463 1989
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 568 608
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
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
London -38 90 £350 +3.70% 12
South East -36 61 £350 +7.69% 10
North West -53 33 £675 +159.61% 2
East of England +5 13 £388 +4.72% 1
South West +2 13 £369 -7.81% 2
West Midlands -20 10 £321 +52.97% 2
East Midlands +1 7 £350 -17.64%
Yorkshire -38 6 £316 +30.41% 3
North East +2 5 £750 -
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 269 (69.87%) Windows
2 199 (51.69%) Citrix
3 183 (47.53%) SCCM
4 175 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 158 (41.04%) Windows 7
6 126 (32.73%) XenApp
7 122 (31.69%) Active Directory
8 117 (30.39%) Application Packaging
9 112 (29.09%) MSI
10 105 (27.27%) VMware
11 99 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 91 (23.64%) Security Cleared
13 90 (23.38%) AppSense
14 64 (16.62%) Migration
15 63 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 60 (15.58%) XenDesktop
16 60 (15.58%) Finance
17 55 (14.29%) PowerShell
18 50 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
19 45 (11.69%) SC Cleared
19 45 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
20 43 (11.17%) Windows XP
21 42 (10.91%) ITIL
22 41 (10.65%) HP
23 39 (10.13%) DNS
24 38 (9.87%) vSphere
25 37 (9.61%) MS Excel
26 35 (9.09%) DV Cleared
27 34 (8.83%) Fat Client
27 34 (8.83%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 32 (8.31%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.16%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.64%) Lync
5 13 (3.38%) IIS
6 9 (2.34%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 28 (7.27%) MS Office
3 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) RMDS
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.13%) DNS
2 28 (7.27%) DHCP
2 28 (7.27%) NetScaler
3 20 (5.19%) Firewall
4 16 (4.16%) SAN
5 11 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.86%) VPN
5 11 (2.86%) WAN
6 10 (2.60%) NAS
7 7 (1.82%) LAN
8 6 (1.56%) SSL
9 5 (1.30%) Internet
10 3 (0.78%) DMZ
10 3 (0.78%) VoIP
10 3 (0.78%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.52%) SMS
11 2 (0.52%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.26%) Intranet
12 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.26%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 112 (29.09%) MSI
2 15 (3.90%) AdminStudio
3 14 (3.64%) InstallShield
4 7 (1.82%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.78%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 60 (15.58%) Finance
2 20 (5.19%) Banking
3 8 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 7 (1.82%) Law
5 6 (1.56%) Legal
5 6 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.04%) Local Government
8 3 (0.78%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (32.47%) Applications Packager
2 30 (7.79%) Architect
3 28 (7.27%) Consultant
4 27 (7.01%) Analyst
5 25 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (6.23%) Citrix Engineer
7 14 (3.64%) Desktop Support
8 11 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (2.86%) Support Analyst
8 11 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (2.34%) Support Engineer
9 9 (2.34%) Applications Specialist
9 9 (2.34%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (2.34%) Citrix Consultant
9 9 (2.34%) Applications Manager
9 9 (2.34%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (2.08%) Citrix Specialist
11 7 (1.82%) Environment Manager
11 7 (1.82%) Administrator
11 7 (1.82%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (30.39%) Application Packaging
2 29 (7.53%) .NET
3 9 (2.34%) Web Services
4 7 (1.82%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.30%) X-Windows
6 4 (1.04%) XML
6 4 (1.04%) WSH
6 4 (1.04%) J2EE
7 3 (0.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.83%) Thin Client
1 34 (8.83%) Fat Client
2 11 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.82%) BYOD
4 6 (1.56%) Clustering
5 5 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.04%) PKI
7 3 (0.78%) CESG
7 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.52%) NHS
8 2 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.52%) iPhone
8 2 (0.52%) iPad
8 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.52%) User Experience
8 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 269 (69.87%) Windows
2 158 (41.04%) Windows 7
3 99 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (11.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (11.17%) Windows XP
7 23 (5.97%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.08%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.30%) Linux
10 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.26%) UNIX
11 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (16.62%) Migration
2 42 (10.91%) ITIL
3 20 (5.19%) Service Management
4 18 (4.68%) Project Management
5 17 (4.42%) Change Management
6 14 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 12 (3.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (3.12%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (2.60%) Change Control
8 10 (2.60%) Asset Management
8 10 (2.60%) Business Transformation
9 7 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (1.56%) Configuration Management
10 6 (1.56%) PRINCE2
10 6 (1.56%) High Availability
10 6 (1.56%) Data Protection
10 6 (1.56%) Problem Management
11 5 (1.30%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (1.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (1.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 32 (8.31%) VBScript
3 29 (7.53%) SQL
4 22 (5.71%) C#
5 18 (4.68%) VB
6 4 (1.04%) C
7 3 (0.78%) Java
8 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 35 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 25 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.42%) MCSE
6 9 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.56%) MCITP
7 6 (1.56%) Degree
7 6 (1.56%) CCA
8 5 (1.30%) MCSA
8 5 (1.30%) MCTS
9 4 (1.04%) CCEA
10 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.52%) CCNA
10 2 (0.52%) MCP
10 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.52%) CCEE
10 2 (0.52%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.64%) QA
2 10 (2.60%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 126 (32.73%) XenApp
2 122 (31.69%) Active Directory
3 63 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (15.58%) XenDesktop
5 38 (9.87%) vSphere
6 26 (6.75%) XenServer
7 24 (6.23%) Hyper-V
8 10 (2.60%) Terminal Services
8 10 (2.60%) Xen
9 8 (2.08%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.82%) UAG
11 5 (1.30%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.30%) BitLocker
12 4 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.04%) VirtualBox
12 4 (1.04%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 183 (47.53%) SCCM
2 22 (5.71%) SCOM
3 15 (3.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (3.90%) WSUS
3 15 (3.90%) EdgeSight
4 6 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (1.56%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.30%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.04%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.04%) WMI
7 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.78%) Nessus
7 3 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.52%) AppDNA
8 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.52%) ZENworks
8 2 (0.52%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 199 (51.69%) Citrix
2 175 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 105 (27.27%) VMware
4 90 (23.38%) AppSense
5 41 (10.65%) HP
6 16 (4.16%) Oracle
6 16 (4.16%) Cisco
7 14 (3.64%) Dell
8 12 (3.12%) Symantec
9 10 (2.60%) Altiris
9 10 (2.60%) EMC
10 9 (2.34%) Wyse
10 9 (2.34%) Lotus
11 8 (2.08%) NetApp
12 7 (1.82%) SAP
12 7 (1.82%) Reuters
12 7 (1.82%) Bloomberg
13 6 (1.56%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.30%) Mercator
14 5 (1.30%) Sophos
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