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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 447 460 452
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 162 161 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 2.75% 3.19% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 111 124
Median daily rate £325 £406 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £247 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £655 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 9
Median hourly rate - £36.28 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +85.16%
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
5883 5054 5410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.68% 9.94% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3658 2970 2989
Median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 591 686
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.40 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -33 49 £375 -11.76% 11
North East +3 41 £275 - 2
South East +39 35 £336 -20.88% 4
North West -8 10 £650 +63.52% 1
West Midlands -22 7 £340 +6.25%
Yorkshire +20 6 £300 -42.85% 2
South West +9 6 £325 +32.65%
East of England +7 6 £375 -6.25%
East Midlands -8 3 £275 +10.00%
Microsoft App-V
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 256 (79.75%) Windows
2 215 (66.98%) Active Directory
3 213 (66.36%) Microsoft
4 202 (62.93%) SCCM
5 197 (61.37%) Citrix
6 160 (49.84%) VMware
7 155 (48.29%) XenApp
8 125 (38.94%) AppSense
9 113 (35.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 107 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 107 (33.33%) Windows Server
11 103 (32.09%) XenDesktop
11 103 (32.09%) DNS
12 99 (30.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 98 (30.53%) DHCP
14 92 (28.66%) ITIL
15 82 (25.55%) PowerShell
16 79 (24.61%) MSI
17 78 (24.30%) Windows 10
18 71 (22.12%) Security Cleared
19 69 (21.50%) Application Packaging
20 56 (17.45%) Office 365
21 55 (17.13%) Migration
22 54 (16.82%) HP
23 53 (16.51%) SC Cleared
24 50 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
25 49 (15.26%) Windows Server 2003
26 45 (14.02%) SQL
27 44 (13.71%) VBScript
28 43 (13.40%) XenServer

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 38 (11.84%) Skype for Business
2 37 (11.53%) IIS
3 25 (7.79%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.67%) Apache
6 14 (4.36%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.74%) IBM Notes
8 7 (2.18%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.87%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.62%) Drupal
13 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (11.84%) MS Excel
2 31 (9.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 56 (17.45%) Office 365
2 32 (9.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.93%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.62%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 103 (32.09%) DNS
2 98 (30.53%) DHCP
3 31 (9.66%) NetScaler
4 17 (5.30%) Firewall
5 16 (4.98%) Skype
6 15 (4.67%) VPN
7 13 (4.05%) LDAP
8 11 (3.43%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.12%) Kerberos
10 9 (2.80%) 3G
10 9 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.87%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.87%) SAN
12 5 (1.56%) HTTP
12 5 (1.56%) SMS
13 4 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.25%) VLAN
14 3 (0.93%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.49%) MySQL
3 7 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.87%) OLTP
5 4 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.62%) Power BI
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 79 (24.61%) MSI
2 9 (2.80%) InstallShield
3 6 (1.87%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.56%) JIRA
5 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.31%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 30 (9.35%) Finance
2 8 (2.49%) Publishing
3 5 (1.56%) Banking
4 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
4 2 (0.62%) Legal
4 2 (0.62%) Local Government
4 2 (0.62%) Retail
5 1 (0.31%) Advertising
5 1 (0.31%) Back Office
5 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (15.58%) Applications Packager
2 32 (9.97%) Citrix Engineer
3 31 (9.66%) Support Engineer
4 30 (9.35%) Architect
5 29 (9.03%) Analyst
6 23 (7.17%) Applications Engineer
7 22 (6.85%) Consultant
7 22 (6.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (6.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 18 (5.61%) Support Analyst
10 17 (5.30%) Windows Engineer
11 14 (4.36%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 13 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (4.05%) Desktop Support
13 11 (3.43%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.12%) Administrator
15 8 (2.49%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.23%) Middleware
2 13 (4.05%) Software Packaging
3 6 (1.87%) SAML
3 6 (1.87%) Web Services
4 2 (0.62%) .NET
4 2 (0.62%) Apache Axis
4 2 (0.62%) CSS
4 2 (0.62%) HTML
4 2 (0.62%) HTML5
5 1 (0.31%) XML
5 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.03%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.41%) Fat Client
2 27 (8.41%) Management Information System
2 27 (8.41%) Thin Client
3 18 (5.61%) Clustering
3 18 (5.61%) Data Centre
4 17 (5.30%) BYOD
4 17 (5.30%) PKI
5 16 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.18%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.87%) CMDB
8 6 (1.87%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.62%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.62%) User Experience
9 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.31%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.31%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 256 (79.75%) Windows
2 107 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 107 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 99 (30.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (24.30%) Windows 10
5 50 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (15.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (7.79%) Windows 8
8 17 (5.30%) Windows XP
9 12 (3.74%) Linux
10 11 (3.43%) Mac OS X
11 9 (2.80%) Solaris
12 4 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.25%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.93%) Unix
13 3 (0.93%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (28.66%) ITIL
2 69 (21.50%) Application Packaging
3 55 (17.13%) Migration
4 42 (13.08%) Software Delivery
5 36 (11.21%) Problem Management
5 36 (11.21%) Service Delivery
6 30 (9.35%) Application Virtualisation
7 24 (7.48%) Project Management
7 24 (7.48%) Service Design
8 23 (7.17%) Change Management
9 20 (6.23%) Service Management
9 20 (6.23%) Software Distribution
10 19 (5.92%) Incident Management
11 18 (5.61%) High Availability
12 15 (4.67%) Business Continuity
12 15 (4.67%) ITIL V3
13 14 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (4.36%) Mobile Device Management
13 14 (4.36%) Release Management
13 14 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.55%) PowerShell
2 45 (14.02%) SQL
3 44 (13.71%) VBScript
4 32 (9.97%) VB
5 15 (4.67%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.80%) Java
7 2 (0.62%) C#
7 2 (0.62%) Go
7 2 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.62%) PHP
8 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 53 (16.51%) SC Cleared
3 37 (11.53%) Degree
4 25 (7.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 25 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.74%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (3.74%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.80%) CCA
7 8 (2.49%) MCSE
8 7 (2.18%) HNC
9 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.93%) MCITP
10 3 (0.93%) MCP
11 2 (0.62%) CCEA
11 2 (0.62%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.62%) RHCE
11 2 (0.62%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.31%) CCAA
12 1 (0.31%) GISP
12 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 21 (6.54%) SLA
3 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 215 (66.98%) Active Directory
2 155 (48.29%) XenApp
3 113 (35.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 103 (32.09%) XenDesktop
5 43 (13.40%) XenServer
6 42 (13.08%) Hyper-V
7 29 (9.03%) Virtual Desktop
8 26 (8.10%) VMware ESX
9 22 (6.85%) vSphere
10 19 (5.92%) BitLocker
11 16 (4.98%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (1.56%) Firmware
14 4 (1.25%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.93%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.93%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.62%) Docker
16 2 (0.62%) MetaFrame
17 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
17 1 (0.31%) UAG
Systems Management
1 202 (62.93%) SCCM
2 35 (10.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 22 (6.85%) EdgeSight
4 21 (6.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 19 (5.92%) SCOM
6 18 (5.61%) OpenView
6 18 (5.61%) SafeCom
7 16 (4.98%) XenMobile
8 12 (3.74%) Microsoft Clustering
8 12 (3.74%) Perfmon
9 10 (3.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 10 (3.12%) WSUS
10 8 (2.49%) HP SIM
10 8 (2.49%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (2.18%) Simpana
12 6 (1.87%) AppDNA
12 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (1.87%) Tivoli
13 5 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (1.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 213 (66.36%) Microsoft
2 197 (61.37%) Citrix
3 160 (49.84%) VMware
4 125 (38.94%) AppSense
5 54 (16.82%) HP
6 25 (7.79%) ThinPrint
7 23 (7.17%) Oracle
8 14 (4.36%) Cisco
8 14 (4.36%) SAP
9 13 (4.05%) Symantec
10 12 (3.74%) Lotus
10 12 (3.74%) Wyse
11 9 (2.80%) CA
11 9 (2.80%) IBM
11 9 (2.80%) Intel Security
12 8 (2.49%) Dell
13 7 (2.18%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.18%) NetApp
14 6 (1.87%) BMC
14 6 (1.87%) Sun
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