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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 423 392 340
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -52
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 201 240 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 3.35% 4.37% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 153 194
Median daily rate £280 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £264 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 9
Median hourly rate £28.50 £16.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £12.90 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £40.00 £26.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £13.71 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -35.48%
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
5995 5486 5047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.32% 10.79% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 3141 2767
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 £195 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 584 622
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 25 June 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
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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +30 113 £265 -3.63%
London -31 39 £400 +14.28% 10
East of England +18 12 £425 +36.54% 2
South East -50 12 £375 -4.76% 2
North West -38 11 £338 +12.50%
East Midlands +8 4 £230 -
South West -3 3 £255 -21.53% 1
Yorkshire -4 3 £350 +14.28% 2
West Midlands -26 3 £377 +15.92% 1
Midlands -6 1 £425 +41.66%
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 278 (77.65%) Windows
2 268 (74.86%) Citrix
3 215 (60.06%) SCCM
4 214 (59.78%) Active Directory
5 208 (58.10%) Microsoft
6 186 (51.96%) XenApp
7 185 (51.68%) VMware
8 163 (45.53%) AppSense
9 143 (39.94%) Windows Server
10 137 (38.27%) XenDesktop
11 119 (33.24%) DHCP
12 110 (30.73%) ITIL
13 109 (30.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 103 (28.77%) Windows 7
14 103 (28.77%) DNS
15 102 (28.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 102 (28.49%) Security Cleared
16 85 (23.74%) PowerShell
17 83 (23.18%) XenServer
18 81 (22.63%) HP
19 78 (21.79%) MSI
20 72 (20.11%) Application Packaging
20 72 (20.11%) SC Cleared
21 68 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
21 68 (18.99%) SQL
22 63 (17.60%) Software Delivery
23 61 (17.04%) Windows Server 2012
24 54 (15.08%) Computer Science
24 54 (15.08%) MS Excel
25 53 (14.80%) VBScript

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 51 (14.25%) IIS
2 46 (12.85%) MS Exchange
3 44 (12.29%) Skype for Business
4 30 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.19%) Apache
5 15 (4.19%) IBM Notes
6 10 (2.79%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.12%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.84%) Confluence
8 3 (0.84%) Drupal
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.10%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 7 (1.96%) RMDS
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.84%) assyst
3 3 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.70%) Office 365
2 12 (3.35%) IaaS
2 12 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.35%) PaaS
3 11 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.68%) SaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 119 (33.24%) DHCP
2 103 (28.77%) DNS
3 33 (9.22%) NetScaler
4 30 (8.38%) Firewall
5 17 (4.75%) Remote Desktop
5 17 (4.75%) SMS
6 16 (4.47%) 3G
6 16 (4.47%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (4.19%) LAN
8 12 (3.35%) SAN
9 9 (2.51%) Internet
10 8 (2.23%) SSL
10 8 (2.23%) VoIP
10 8 (2.23%) WAN
11 7 (1.96%) VPN
12 6 (1.68%) Skype
13 5 (1.40%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.12%) H.323
15 3 (0.84%) HTTP
15 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.84%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.84%) MySQL
3 3 (0.84%) Power BI
3 3 (0.84%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 78 (21.79%) MSI
2 14 (3.91%) InstallShield
3 7 (1.96%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.40%) WinDbg
5 4 (1.12%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 48 (13.41%) Finance
2 10 (2.79%) Financial Institution
3 7 (1.96%) Banking
4 6 (1.68%) Legal
5 4 (1.12%) Law
5 4 (1.12%) Publishing
5 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.84%) Marketing
7 2 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (12.57%) Applications Packager
1 45 (12.57%) Support Engineer
2 39 (10.89%) Analyst
3 31 (8.66%) Architect
4 30 (8.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 28 (7.82%) Consultant
6 26 (7.26%) Citrix Engineer
7 25 (6.98%) Desktop Support
8 24 (6.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 23 (6.42%) Citrix Consultant
10 22 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (5.03%) Windows Engineer
12 17 (4.75%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 16 (4.47%) Citrix Specialist
14 15 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (3.63%) 2nd Line Support
15 13 (3.63%) Applications Support
16 11 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
17 10 (2.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.47%) Middleware
2 7 (1.96%) Web Services
3 6 (1.68%) .NET
4 3 (0.84%) CSS
4 3 (0.84%) HTML
4 3 (0.84%) HTML5
5 2 (0.56%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.08%) Computer Science
2 46 (12.85%) Data Centre
3 38 (10.61%) Fat Client
3 38 (10.61%) Thin Client
4 34 (9.50%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.19%) Clustering
6 13 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.23%) CMDB
7 8 (2.23%) User Experience
8 7 (1.96%) BYOD
9 6 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.12%) PKI
12 3 (0.84%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.84%) Life Science
12 3 (0.84%) Wiki
13 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 278 (77.65%) Windows
2 143 (39.94%) Windows Server
3 109 (30.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (28.77%) Windows 7
5 68 (18.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (17.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (9.78%) Windows 10
8 18 (5.03%) Windows 8
9 17 (4.75%) Linux
9 17 (4.75%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.12%) Unix
12 3 (0.84%) Solaris
12 3 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.28%) Android
14 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.28%) HPUX
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (30.73%) ITIL
2 72 (20.11%) Application Packaging
3 63 (17.60%) Software Delivery
4 52 (14.53%) Project Management
5 45 (12.57%) Service Delivery
6 33 (9.22%) Migration
7 25 (6.98%) Change Management
7 25 (6.98%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 23 (6.42%) Business Continuity
9 22 (6.15%) ITIL V3
9 22 (6.15%) Software Distribution
10 19 (5.31%) Problem Management
11 18 (5.03%) Application Virtualisation
11 18 (5.03%) High Availability
12 17 (4.75%) Service Management
13 15 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (4.19%) Infrastructure Management
14 14 (3.91%) Application Discovery
14 14 (3.91%) Configuration Management
15 13 (3.63%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 85 (23.74%) PowerShell
2 68 (18.99%) SQL
3 53 (14.80%) VBScript
4 39 (10.89%) VB
5 20 (5.59%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.68%) C#
7 4 (1.12%) Java
7 4 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.12%) PHP
8 3 (0.84%) Go
9 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 102 (28.49%) Security Cleared
2 72 (20.11%) SC Cleared
3 50 (13.97%) Degree
4 36 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (8.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (3.63%) DV Cleared
7 11 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (3.07%) MCSE
8 8 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.68%) MCP
11 5 (1.40%) CCNA
11 5 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.40%) ISEB
11 5 (1.40%) ISTQB
11 5 (1.40%) MOS
12 4 (1.12%) CCA
12 4 (1.12%) CCEE
12 4 (1.12%) CCNP
13 3 (0.84%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (4.47%) SLA
3 5 (1.40%) QA
4 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 214 (59.78%) Active Directory
2 186 (51.96%) XenApp
3 137 (38.27%) XenDesktop
4 102 (28.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (23.18%) XenServer
6 41 (11.45%) Hyper-V
7 19 (5.31%) Terminal Services
8 17 (4.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (4.19%) BitLocker
10 12 (3.35%) VMware ESX
11 8 (2.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (1.68%) DFS Replication
13 5 (1.40%) UAG
13 5 (1.40%) vSphere
13 5 (1.40%) Xen
14 3 (0.84%) Docker
14 3 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.84%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 215 (60.06%) SCCM
2 46 (12.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 35 (9.78%) EdgeSight
4 24 (6.70%) SafeCom
4 24 (6.70%) XenMobile
5 21 (5.87%) SCOM
6 20 (5.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 20 (5.59%) Perfmon
7 16 (4.47%) OpenView
8 15 (4.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (2.79%) HP SIM
9 10 (2.79%) WSUS
10 7 (1.96%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.12%) AppDNA
11 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.84%) Ansible
12 3 (0.84%) Nagios
12 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 268 (74.86%) Citrix
2 208 (58.10%) Microsoft
3 185 (51.68%) VMware
4 163 (45.53%) AppSense
5 81 (22.63%) HP
6 44 (12.29%) ThinPrint
7 27 (7.54%) Oracle
8 24 (6.70%) SAP
9 23 (6.42%) Wyse
10 20 (5.59%) Cisco
11 15 (4.19%) Lotus
12 10 (2.79%) Symantec
13 8 (2.23%) Altiris
13 8 (2.23%) Bloomberg
13 8 (2.23%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.23%) Reuters
14 7 (1.96%) Dell
14 7 (1.96%) Intel Security
14 7 (1.96%) Lumension
15 6 (1.68%) EMC
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