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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 373 284 257
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -27
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 228 318 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.66% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 4.53% 6.87% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 195 170
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 21
Average hourly rate £16.25 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £18.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.38 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-29.82% +12.50%
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
5037 4632 4017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.65% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2867 2519 1961
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 597 579
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £31.50 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 -19 88 £338 - 16
South East -21 67 £350 +12.00% 8
North West -51 24 £663 +152.38% 5
West Midlands -15 12 £315 +50.00%
South West +8 9 £350 +7.69% 2
East of England -12 9 £368 +2.08%
Yorkshire -23 9 £300 +27.65% 4
North East -6 5 - -
East Midlands -11 4 £325 -16.66% 1
Midlands -3 1 £300 -
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 293 (71.64%) Windows
2 214 (52.32%) Citrix
3 190 (46.45%) Microsoft
4 188 (45.97%) SCCM
5 165 (40.34%) Windows 7
6 137 (33.50%) XenApp
7 127 (31.05%) Active Directory
8 120 (29.34%) MSI
8 120 (29.34%) Application Packaging
9 119 (29.10%) VMware
10 111 (27.14%) Security Cleared
11 107 (26.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 96 (23.47%) AppSense
13 72 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 70 (17.11%) Migration
15 64 (15.65%) XenDesktop
16 61 (14.91%) SC Cleared
17 57 (13.94%) PowerShell
18 56 (13.69%) Finance
19 53 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
20 48 (11.74%) DNS
21 47 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 43 (10.51%) vSphere
23 41 (10.02%) HP
23 41 (10.02%) Windows XP
24 39 (9.54%) DV Cleared
25 38 (9.29%) ITIL
26 35 (8.56%) MS Excel
26 35 (8.56%) .NET
26 35 (8.56%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 33 (8.07%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.89%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.40%) Lync
3 18 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.67%) IIS
5 11 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.20%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.73%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.24%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.24%) FileNet
13 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.85%) MS Office
3 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) SPSS
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) RMDS
2 3 (0.73%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.74%) DNS
2 35 (8.56%) DHCP
3 33 (8.07%) NetScaler
4 19 (4.65%) Firewall
5 18 (4.40%) SAN
6 15 (3.67%) VPN
7 12 (2.93%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.69%) WAN
9 10 (2.44%) NAS
10 9 (2.20%) SSL
11 7 (1.71%) LAN
11 7 (1.71%) Internet
12 4 (0.98%) VoIP
13 3 (0.73%) SMS
13 3 (0.73%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.73%) DMZ
13 3 (0.73%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
15 1 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) Big Data
5 1 (0.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.24%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.24%) KNIME
5 1 (0.24%) OLAP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.24%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 120 (29.34%) MSI
2 16 (3.91%) InstallShield
3 13 (3.18%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.22%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.73%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.24%) ERwin
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (13.69%) Finance
2 19 (4.65%) Banking
3 10 (2.44%) Law
4 7 (1.71%) Publishing
5 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.47%) Legal
5 6 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.98%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Front Office
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 132 (32.27%) Applications Packager
2 34 (8.31%) Consultant
3 31 (7.58%) Architect
3 31 (7.58%) Analyst
4 28 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (6.36%) Citrix Engineer
6 14 (3.42%) Citrix Consultant
6 14 (3.42%) Desktop Support
7 12 (2.93%) Administrator
8 11 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (2.69%) Desktop Engineer
9 10 (2.44%) Support Analyst
10 9 (2.20%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (2.20%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (1.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (1.96%) Technical Architect
11 8 (1.96%) Applications Manager
12 7 (1.71%) Wintel Engineer
12 7 (1.71%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (29.34%) Application Packaging
2 35 (8.56%) .NET
3 10 (2.44%) Web Services
4 8 (1.96%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.98%) J2EE
6 3 (0.73%) WCF
6 3 (0.73%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.49%) WSH
8 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.36%) Thin Client
1 26 (6.36%) Fat Client
1 26 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 11 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (1.96%) Clustering
4 7 (1.71%) BYOD
5 4 (0.98%) Blackberry
5 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.98%) PKI
6 3 (0.73%) CESG
6 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.73%) User Experience
7 2 (0.49%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.49%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.49%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Life Science
8 1 (0.24%) CMDB
8 1 (0.24%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 293 (71.64%) Windows
2 165 (40.34%) Windows 7
3 107 (26.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (10.02%) Windows XP
7 26 (6.36%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.20%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.71%) Linux
10 5 (1.22%) UNIX
11 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.73%) Android
13 2 (0.49%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (17.11%) Migration
2 38 (9.29%) ITIL
3 18 (4.40%) Service Management
4 15 (3.67%) Project Management
5 14 (3.42%) Change Management
6 12 (2.93%) Enterprise Architecture
6 12 (2.93%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (2.69%) Incident Management
8 10 (2.44%) Asset Management
8 10 (2.44%) Business Transformation
8 10 (2.44%) Patch Management
9 9 (2.20%) Change Control
10 8 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (1.71%) PRINCE2
11 7 (1.71%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (1.47%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (1.47%) Security Patching
12 6 (1.47%) High Availability
12 6 (1.47%) Data Protection
13 5 (1.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.94%) PowerShell
2 32 (7.82%) VBScript
3 30 (7.33%) SQL
4 27 (6.60%) C#
5 16 (3.91%) VB
6 6 (1.47%) C
7 3 (0.73%) Java
8 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.24%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 111 (27.14%) Security Cleared
2 61 (14.91%) SC Cleared
3 39 (9.54%) DV Cleared
4 24 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (4.40%) MCSE
6 12 (2.93%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.47%) MCTS
7 6 (1.47%) MCITP
7 6 (1.47%) Degree
8 5 (1.22%) MCSA
8 5 (1.22%) CCA
8 5 (1.22%) CCEE
9 4 (0.98%) CCIA
10 3 (0.73%) VCP5
10 3 (0.73%) MCP
10 3 (0.73%) CCEA
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.49%) CCNA
11 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.18%) QA
2 11 (2.69%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.24%) COBIT
System Software
1 137 (33.50%) XenApp
2 127 (31.05%) Active Directory
3 72 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (15.65%) XenDesktop
5 43 (10.51%) vSphere
6 26 (6.36%) XenServer
7 23 (5.62%) Hyper-V
8 11 (2.69%) VMware ESX
9 10 (2.44%) Xen
10 7 (1.71%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (1.47%) UAG
11 6 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.22%) ISA Server
12 5 (1.22%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.98%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.98%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 188 (45.97%) SCCM
2 19 (4.65%) SCOM
2 19 (4.65%) EdgeSight
3 18 (4.40%) WSUS
4 15 (3.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (1.96%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.47%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.98%) WMI
9 3 (0.73%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.73%) Nessus
9 3 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.73%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.49%) SCSM
10 2 (0.49%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.49%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 214 (52.32%) Citrix
2 190 (46.45%) Microsoft
3 119 (29.10%) VMware
4 96 (23.47%) AppSense
5 41 (10.02%) HP
6 16 (3.91%) Oracle
6 16 (3.91%) Cisco
7 14 (3.42%) Dell
8 13 (3.18%) Altiris
8 13 (3.18%) Symantec
9 10 (2.44%) NetApp
9 10 (2.44%) EMC
9 10 (2.44%) Wyse
10 9 (2.20%) Lotus
11 7 (1.71%) SAP
11 7 (1.71%) Reuters
11 7 (1.71%) Bloomberg
12 6 (1.47%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.47%) CommVault
12 6 (1.47%) McAfee
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