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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 444 391 339
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -52
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 189 237 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 3.09% 4.23% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 144 171
Median daily rate £280 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £12.90 £20.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £40.00 £26.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £13.71 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+108.78% -35.85%
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
6112 5597 4977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.24% 10.85% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3880 3229 2710
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 570 626
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 July 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 24 July 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 +24 94 £248 -9.81%
London -17 47 £400 +13.87% 4
East of England +13 12 £425 +41.66%
South East -59 12 £375 +1.69% 1
North West -48 8 £382 +19.37% 2
Yorkshire +2 6 £330 +1.53% 2
West Midlands -26 6 £450 +35.33% 2
East Midlands +3 2 £215 -
Midlands -5 1 £425 +41.66%
South West -7 1 £255 -36.25% 2
Microsoft App-V
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 300 (80.21%) Windows
2 279 (74.60%) Citrix
3 234 (62.57%) Active Directory
4 231 (61.76%) Microsoft
5 214 (57.22%) SCCM
6 197 (52.67%) VMware
7 190 (50.80%) XenApp
8 171 (45.72%) AppSense
9 153 (40.91%) Windows Server
10 145 (38.77%) XenDesktop
11 137 (36.63%) DHCP
12 125 (33.42%) ITIL
13 119 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 111 (29.68%) DNS
15 109 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 108 (28.88%) Windows 7
17 105 (28.07%) Security Cleared
18 97 (25.94%) XenServer
19 93 (24.87%) HP
20 87 (23.26%) MSI
21 79 (21.12%) PowerShell
22 78 (20.86%) Application Packaging
23 77 (20.59%) SC Cleared
24 76 (20.32%) SQL
25 73 (19.52%) Windows Server 2003
26 68 (18.18%) Software Delivery
27 64 (17.11%) IIS
28 62 (16.58%) Computer Science
29 61 (16.31%) Project Management
30 60 (16.04%) MS Excel

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 64 (17.11%) IIS
2 53 (14.17%) MS Exchange
3 47 (12.57%) Skype for Business
4 33 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (6.15%) Apache
6 20 (5.35%) IBM Notes
7 16 (4.28%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.34%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.80%) Drupal
9 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.53%) Confluence
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (16.04%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.22%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) RMDS
2 4 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.80%) assyst
3 3 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.02%) Office 365
2 14 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.94%) IaaS
4 11 (2.94%) PaaS
5 5 (1.34%) SaaS
6 3 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.53%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 137 (36.63%) DHCP
2 111 (29.68%) DNS
3 31 (8.29%) Firewall
4 30 (8.02%) NetScaler
5 17 (4.55%) SMS
6 16 (4.28%) 3G
6 16 (4.28%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (3.74%) Remote Desktop
8 12 (3.21%) SAN
9 11 (2.94%) LAN
9 11 (2.94%) Skype
10 9 (2.41%) SSL
10 9 (2.41%) VPN
11 8 (2.14%) Internet
12 5 (1.34%) WAN
13 4 (1.07%) HTTPS
13 4 (1.07%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.07%) VoIP
14 3 (0.80%) HTTP
14 3 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.80%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.80%) MySQL
3 3 (0.80%) Power BI
3 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 87 (23.26%) MSI
2 12 (3.21%) InstallShield
3 7 (1.87%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.34%) WinDbg
5 2 (0.53%) JIRA
6 1 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 45 (12.03%) Finance
2 8 (2.14%) Financial Institution
3 7 (1.87%) Banking
4 5 (1.34%) Legal
5 4 (1.07%) Law
5 4 (1.07%) Local Government
5 4 (1.07%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.80%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (14.17%) Support Engineer
2 41 (10.96%) Applications Packager
3 40 (10.70%) Analyst
4 34 (9.09%) Architect
4 34 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 30 (8.02%) Consultant
6 28 (7.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 26 (6.95%) Desktop Support
8 25 (6.68%) Citrix Engineer
9 24 (6.42%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 23 (6.15%) Citrix Consultant
10 23 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 22 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
12 20 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (4.28%) Applications Support
13 16 (4.28%) Citrix Specialist
14 13 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (3.48%) Support Analyst
15 12 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
16 11 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.61%) Middleware
2 4 (1.07%) .NET
3 3 (0.80%) CSS
3 3 (0.80%) HTML
3 3 (0.80%) HTML5
3 3 (0.80%) Web Services
4 2 (0.53%) Apache Axis
5 1 (0.27%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.27%) XML
5 1 (0.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.58%) Computer Science
2 43 (11.50%) Data Centre
3 41 (10.96%) Management Information System
4 36 (9.63%) Fat Client
4 36 (9.63%) Thin Client
5 20 (5.35%) Clustering
6 12 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.94%) CMDB
8 8 (2.14%) User Experience
9 7 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.87%) BYOD
10 6 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.34%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.07%) PKI
13 3 (0.80%) Life Science
14 2 (0.53%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.53%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.53%) Wiki
15 1 (0.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 300 (80.21%) Windows
2 153 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 119 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 108 (28.88%) Windows 7
5 73 (19.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (12.83%) Windows 10
8 25 (6.68%) Windows 8
9 17 (4.55%) Linux
9 17 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.07%) Solaris
11 4 (1.07%) Unix
12 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (33.42%) ITIL
2 78 (20.86%) Application Packaging
3 68 (18.18%) Software Delivery
4 61 (16.31%) Project Management
5 49 (13.10%) Service Delivery
6 35 (9.36%) Migration
7 30 (8.02%) Business Continuity
8 29 (7.75%) Change Management
9 28 (7.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 26 (6.95%) ITIL V3
11 23 (6.15%) High Availability
11 23 (6.15%) Problem Management
11 23 (6.15%) Software Distribution
12 17 (4.55%) Configuration Management
12 17 (4.55%) CRM
13 16 (4.28%) Escalation Management
14 15 (4.01%) Application Discovery
14 15 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (3.74%) Application Virtualisation
15 14 (3.74%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.12%) PowerShell
2 76 (20.32%) SQL
3 50 (13.37%) VBScript
4 38 (10.16%) VB
5 23 (6.15%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.07%) C#
6 4 (1.07%) Java
6 4 (1.07%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.07%) PHP
7 3 (0.80%) Go
7 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 77 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 58 (15.51%) Degree
4 42 (11.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (3.48%) MCSE
7 11 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.34%) CCA
9 5 (1.34%) CCNA
9 5 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.34%) ISEB
9 5 (1.34%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.34%) MCP
9 5 (1.34%) MOS
10 4 (1.07%) CCNP
11 3 (0.80%) MCSA
11 3 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (4.81%) SLA
3 5 (1.34%) QA
4 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 234 (62.57%) Active Directory
2 190 (50.80%) XenApp
3 145 (38.77%) XenDesktop
4 109 (29.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 97 (25.94%) XenServer
6 47 (12.57%) Hyper-V
7 24 (6.42%) Terminal Services
8 14 (3.74%) BitLocker
9 13 (3.48%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 10 (2.67%) VMware ESX
11 9 (2.41%) vSphere
12 6 (1.60%) DFS Replication
13 5 (1.34%) UAG
13 5 (1.34%) Xen
14 3 (0.80%) Docker
14 3 (0.80%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.80%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.80%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 214 (57.22%) SCCM
2 53 (14.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 40 (10.70%) EdgeSight
4 30 (8.02%) SafeCom
4 30 (8.02%) XenMobile
5 26 (6.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 25 (6.68%) Perfmon
7 21 (5.61%) OpenView
8 20 (5.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 18 (4.81%) SCOM
10 14 (3.74%) HP SIM
11 10 (2.67%) WSUS
12 8 (2.14%) SCOrch
13 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (1.07%) AppDNA
14 4 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Management
15 3 (0.80%) Ansible
15 3 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
15 3 (0.80%) Nagios
15 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 279 (74.60%) Citrix
2 231 (61.76%) Microsoft
3 197 (52.67%) VMware
4 171 (45.72%) AppSense
5 93 (24.87%) HP
6 50 (13.37%) ThinPrint
7 33 (8.82%) Oracle
8 31 (8.29%) SAP
9 20 (5.35%) Cisco
9 20 (5.35%) Lotus
10 19 (5.08%) Wyse
11 10 (2.67%) Altiris
11 10 (2.67%) NetApp
12 9 (2.41%) Dell
12 9 (2.41%) Intel Security
12 9 (2.41%) Lumension
13 8 (2.14%) Bloomberg
13 8 (2.14%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.14%) Reuters
13 8 (2.14%) Symantec
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