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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 463 450 409
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -41
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 155 191 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 3.57% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 125 147
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £353 £301
% change year-on-year
-3.54% +17.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Median hourly rate £26.75 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £20.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £51.44 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £45.28 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-40.91% +106.97%
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
5942 5343 5423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.14% 10.17% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3813 3086 3022
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 575 676
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.14 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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
London -6 49 £401 +6.86% 4
North East +4 33 £303 - 3
South East -8 28 £400 +6.66% 2
East of England -4 13 £220 -32.30%
South West +16 10 £310 -0.80% 1
North West -14 10 £675 +74.19% 2
Yorkshire +20 6 £218 -33.07% 1
West Midlands -19 4 £393 +8.27% 2
East Midlands - 3 £295 -
Microsoft App-V
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 292 (80.00%) Windows
2 264 (72.33%) Active Directory
3 253 (69.32%) Microsoft
4 237 (64.93%) Citrix
5 204 (55.89%) SCCM
6 201 (55.07%) VMware
7 177 (48.49%) XenApp
8 176 (48.22%) AppSense
9 148 (40.55%) DHCP
10 138 (37.81%) Windows Server
11 132 (36.16%) XenDesktop
12 126 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 126 (34.52%) DNS
13 121 (33.15%) ITIL
14 108 (29.59%) Security Cleared
15 105 (28.77%) Windows 7
16 103 (28.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 102 (27.95%) MSI
18 89 (24.38%) XenServer
19 88 (24.11%) PowerShell
20 87 (23.84%) Application Packaging
21 84 (23.01%) HP
22 83 (22.74%) SC Cleared
23 74 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
24 73 (20.00%) SQL
25 65 (17.81%) Software Delivery
26 64 (17.53%) Degree
26 64 (17.53%) Computer Science
27 63 (17.26%) SQL Server
27 63 (17.26%) IIS

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 63 (17.26%) IIS
2 51 (13.97%) Skype for Business
3 39 (10.68%) MS Exchange
4 32 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (6.30%) Apache
6 20 (5.48%) IBM Notes
6 20 (5.48%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.74%) OpenStack
8 6 (1.64%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.82%) Drupal
10 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.27%) CMS
12 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 51 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) assyst
2 3 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.88%) Office 365
2 26 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.82%) G Suite
5 3 (0.82%) IaaS
5 3 (0.82%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.82%) PaaS
5 3 (0.82%) SaaS
6 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 148 (40.55%) DHCP
2 126 (34.52%) DNS
3 26 (7.12%) Firewall
4 25 (6.85%) NetScaler
5 17 (4.66%) SMS
6 14 (3.84%) 3G
6 14 (3.84%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (3.56%) LDAP
8 11 (3.01%) Skype
8 11 (3.01%) VPN
9 10 (2.74%) Kerberos
10 9 (2.47%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.92%) HTTP
11 7 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (1.64%) SAN
12 6 (1.64%) TCP/IP
13 5 (1.37%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (0.82%) Internet
16 2 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.47%) MySQL
3 7 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.64%) OLTP
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.82%) Power BI
6 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 102 (27.95%) MSI
2 11 (3.01%) InstallShield
3 9 (2.47%) AdminStudio
4 4 (1.10%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 29 (7.95%) Finance
2 7 (1.92%) Publishing
3 6 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.10%) Banking
5 3 (0.82%) Marketing
6 2 (0.55%) Legal
6 2 (0.55%) Local Government
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
7 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Law
7 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (13.70%) Support Engineer
2 43 (11.78%) Applications Packager
3 37 (10.14%) Architect
4 33 (9.04%) Analyst
4 33 (9.04%) Desktop Engineer
5 28 (7.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 25 (6.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 25 (6.85%) Desktop Support
6 25 (6.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 21 (5.75%) Applications Engineer
8 18 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
10 14 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (3.84%) Support Analyst
11 13 (3.56%) Applications Support
11 13 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.29%) Citrix Support
12 12 (3.29%) Consultant
12 12 (3.29%) SCCM Engineer
13 11 (3.01%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.12%) Middleware
2 6 (1.64%) SAML
2 6 (1.64%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.82%) .NET
3 3 (0.82%) CSS
3 3 (0.82%) HTML
3 3 (0.82%) HTML5
3 3 (0.82%) Web Services
4 2 (0.55%) Apache Axis
4 2 (0.55%) XML
5 1 (0.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.53%) Computer Science
2 44 (12.05%) Management Information System
3 35 (9.59%) Fat Client
3 35 (9.59%) Thin Client
4 32 (8.77%) Data Centre
5 21 (5.75%) Clustering
6 20 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (4.38%) PKI
8 12 (3.29%) BYOD
9 11 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.47%) CMDB
11 8 (2.19%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.82%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.55%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.55%) Life Science
14 2 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
15 1 (0.27%) Mobile Computing
15 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 292 (80.00%) Windows
2 138 (37.81%) Windows Server
3 105 (28.77%) Windows 7
4 103 (28.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (15.89%) Windows 10
7 41 (11.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (4.38%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.84%) Linux
10 13 (3.56%) Mac OS X
11 12 (3.29%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.01%) Solaris
13 4 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.10%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.10%) Windows Phone 8
14 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (33.15%) ITIL
2 87 (23.84%) Application Packaging
3 65 (17.81%) Software Delivery
4 57 (15.62%) Service Delivery
5 50 (13.70%) Project Management
6 44 (12.05%) Migration
7 34 (9.32%) Business Continuity
8 33 (9.04%) Problem Management
8 33 (9.04%) Software Distribution
9 28 (7.67%) High Availability
9 28 (7.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 25 (6.85%) Change Management
11 23 (6.30%) Application Virtualisation
12 21 (5.75%) Service Design
12 21 (5.75%) Virtual Environments
13 20 (5.48%) ITIL V3
14 19 (5.21%) Incident Management
15 18 (4.93%) Service Management
16 16 (4.38%) CRM
16 16 (4.38%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (24.11%) PowerShell
2 73 (20.00%) SQL
3 61 (16.71%) VBScript
4 44 (12.05%) VB
5 24 (6.58%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.47%) Java
7 3 (0.82%) C#
7 3 (0.82%) Go
7 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.82%) PHP
8 2 (0.55%) VBA
9 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (29.59%) Security Cleared
2 83 (22.74%) SC Cleared
3 64 (17.53%) Degree
4 40 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (10.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.19%) MCSE
7 7 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.37%) MOS
9 4 (1.10%) CCNA
9 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.10%) HNC
9 4 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.82%) CCA
10 3 (0.82%) CCNP
10 3 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.82%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.82%) PMP
10 3 (0.82%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 23 (6.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 264 (72.33%) Active Directory
2 177 (48.49%) XenApp
3 132 (36.16%) XenDesktop
4 126 (34.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 89 (24.38%) XenServer
6 51 (13.97%) Hyper-V
7 23 (6.30%) Terminal Services
8 21 (5.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 17 (4.66%) VMware ESX
10 15 (4.11%) BitLocker
11 11 (3.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 11 (3.01%) vSphere
12 4 (1.10%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.10%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.82%) Docker
13 3 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.55%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.27%) Firmware
15 1 (0.27%) UAG
15 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 204 (55.89%) SCCM
2 52 (14.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 34 (9.32%) EdgeSight
3 34 (9.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 34 (9.32%) SafeCom
4 33 (9.04%) XenMobile
5 26 (7.12%) OpenView
6 24 (6.58%) Perfmon
7 20 (5.48%) Microsoft Clustering
7 20 (5.48%) SCOM
8 14 (3.84%) HP SIM
9 13 (3.56%) WSUS
10 7 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (1.64%) Simpana
11 6 (1.64%) Tivoli
12 4 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (1.10%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 253 (69.32%) Microsoft
2 237 (64.93%) Citrix
3 201 (55.07%) VMware
4 176 (48.22%) AppSense
5 84 (23.01%) HP
6 51 (13.97%) ThinPrint
7 38 (10.41%) Oracle
8 33 (9.04%) SAP
9 20 (5.48%) Lotus
10 15 (4.11%) Wyse
11 13 (3.56%) Intel Security
12 12 (3.29%) Cisco
12 12 (3.29%) NetApp
13 10 (2.74%) Dell
14 9 (2.47%) Altiris
14 9 (2.47%) Symantec
15 8 (2.19%) Lumension
16 7 (1.92%) IBM
17 6 (1.64%) EMC
17 6 (1.64%) Sun
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