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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 387 302 290
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 185 269 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 6.23% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 124 137
Average daily rate
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£388 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £308
% change year-on-year
+18.11% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 19
Average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-30.85% +106.91%
Microsoft App-V
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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
4628 4316 3915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 9.43% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2166 1875
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 512 677
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.46 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 February 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
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 February 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 -57 68 £388 +7.63% 15
South East -33 57 £417 +27.32% 6
North West -41 20 £488 +95.00% 8
South West -13 16 £344 -14.06% 2
East of England -2 8 £375 +20.96%
West Midlands -7 8 £308 +6.03% 2
East Midlands +4 4 £375 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire -16 2 £750 +108.33% 1
Microsoft App-V
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 261 (72.30%) Windows
2 185 (51.25%) Citrix
3 182 (50.42%) Microsoft
4 180 (49.86%) SCCM
5 174 (48.20%) Windows 7
6 132 (36.57%) MSI
7 130 (36.01%) Active Directory
8 126 (34.90%) Application Packaging
9 125 (34.63%) XenApp
10 109 (30.19%) VMware
11 95 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 86 (23.82%) AppSense
13 80 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 79 (21.88%) XenDesktop
15 75 (20.78%) Security Cleared
15 75 (20.78%) Migration
16 65 (18.01%) Finance
17 60 (16.62%) Windows XP
18 55 (15.24%) DNS
19 52 (14.40%) PowerShell
20 50 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
21 41 (11.36%) DHCP
22 39 (10.80%) ITIL
23 38 (10.53%) XenServer
23 38 (10.53%) NetScaler
24 37 (10.25%) SC Cleared
24 37 (10.25%) Windows Server 2012
25 36 (9.97%) MS Excel
26 35 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
27 33 (9.14%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.16%) Lync
4 14 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.05%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.49%) IIS
6 9 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.11%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.32%) Office 365
2 3 (0.83%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.24%) DNS
2 41 (11.36%) DHCP
3 38 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 21 (5.82%) Firewall
5 12 (3.32%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.32%) SAN
6 11 (3.05%) VPN
7 10 (2.77%) WAN
8 8 (2.22%) NAS
9 7 (1.94%) LAN
9 7 (1.94%) SMS
10 5 (1.39%) SSL
10 5 (1.39%) Internet
11 4 (1.11%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.83%) DMZ
12 3 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.55%) Wireless
13 2 (0.55%) SNMP
13 2 (0.55%) Broadband
14 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.55%) DB2
5 1 (0.28%) MS Access
5 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 132 (36.57%) MSI
2 15 (4.16%) AdminStudio
3 14 (3.88%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.83%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.28%) WinDbg
General
1 65 (18.01%) Finance
2 23 (6.37%) Banking
3 10 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.66%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.11%) Local Government
7 4 (1.11%) Legal
8 3 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (31.30%) Applications Packager
2 39 (10.80%) Consultant
3 34 (9.42%) Architect
4 21 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (5.26%) Analyst
5 19 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
6 15 (4.16%) Support Engineer
7 12 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (3.32%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (2.77%) Citrix Consultant
8 10 (2.77%) Desktop Support
9 9 (2.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (2.22%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (1.94%) Build Engineer
11 7 (1.94%) Technical Architect
11 7 (1.94%) Administrator
11 7 (1.94%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (1.66%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (1.66%) Applications Specialist
12 6 (1.66%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (34.90%) Application Packaging
2 13 (3.60%) .NET
3 6 (1.66%) Web Services
4 4 (1.11%) XML
4 4 (1.11%) J2EE
4 4 (1.11%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.11%) Middleware
4 4 (1.11%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.83%) WSH
6 1 (0.28%) COM
6 1 (0.28%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.20%) Thin Client
1 26 (7.20%) Fat Client
2 16 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.77%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.49%) Clustering
5 6 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.11%) PKI
8 3 (0.83%) CMDB
8 3 (0.83%) CESG
9 2 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.55%) SecurID
9 2 (0.55%) NHS
9 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.55%) iPhone
9 2 (0.55%) iPad
10 1 (0.28%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.28%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 261 (72.30%) Windows
2 174 (48.20%) Windows 7
3 95 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (16.62%) Windows XP
5 50 (13.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (10.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (5.82%) Windows 8
8 16 (4.43%) Windows Vista
9 10 (2.77%) Linux
9 10 (2.77%) UNIX
10 4 (1.11%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.83%) AIX
12 2 (0.55%) Solaris
12 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.28%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.78%) Migration
2 39 (10.80%) ITIL
3 18 (4.99%) Change Management
4 15 (4.16%) Service Management
5 14 (3.88%) Incident Management
6 13 (3.60%) Service Delivery
7 12 (3.32%) Asset Management
7 12 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (2.77%) Problem Management
8 10 (2.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (2.49%) System Testing
9 9 (2.49%) Configuration Management
9 9 (2.49%) Project Management
10 8 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (2.22%) Software Deployment
11 7 (1.94%) High Availability
12 6 (1.66%) Data Protection
12 6 (1.66%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (1.66%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (1.66%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.40%) PowerShell
2 32 (8.86%) VBScript
3 28 (7.76%) SQL
4 15 (4.16%) VB
5 8 (2.22%) C#
6 4 (1.11%) C
7 3 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.83%) Java
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.25%) SC Cleared
3 35 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (6.65%) DV Cleared
5 20 (5.54%) MCSE
6 15 (4.16%) VCP4
7 12 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (3.05%) MCITP
9 9 (2.49%) Degree
10 7 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.94%) MCTS
10 7 (1.94%) CCEE
10 7 (1.94%) CCEA
11 6 (1.66%) CCA
12 5 (1.39%) MCSA
13 3 (0.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.83%) VCP5
14 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.28%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.88%) SLA
2 12 (3.32%) QA
3 4 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 130 (36.01%) Active Directory
2 125 (34.63%) XenApp
3 80 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (21.88%) XenDesktop
5 38 (10.53%) XenServer
6 30 (8.31%) Hyper-V
7 27 (7.48%) vSphere
8 18 (4.99%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.94%) Xen
10 6 (1.66%) VMware ESX
11 5 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (1.39%) UAG
12 4 (1.11%) VirtualBox
12 4 (1.11%) Firmware
13 3 (0.83%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.55%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.55%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 180 (49.86%) SCCM
2 26 (7.20%) SCOM
3 22 (6.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 17 (4.71%) EdgeSight
5 16 (4.43%) WSUS
6 12 (3.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 9 (2.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (2.22%) HP SIM
9 6 (1.66%) SCVMM
9 6 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (1.11%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.83%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 3 (0.83%) Nessus
12 3 (0.83%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.55%) OpenView
13 2 (0.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 185 (51.25%) Citrix
2 182 (50.42%) Microsoft
3 109 (30.19%) VMware
4 86 (23.82%) AppSense
5 33 (9.14%) HP
6 24 (6.65%) Altiris
7 20 (5.54%) Oracle
8 15 (4.16%) Symantec
9 13 (3.60%) Wyse
10 12 (3.32%) EMC
11 11 (3.05%) McAfee
11 11 (3.05%) Cisco
11 11 (3.05%) Lotus
12 10 (2.77%) Dell
13 7 (1.94%) SAP
13 7 (1.94%) LANDesk
14 6 (1.66%) Mercator
14 6 (1.66%) IBM
15 5 (1.39%) CA
15 5 (1.39%) NetApp
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Rate: £30 - £33 per hour
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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