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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 389 362 287
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -75
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 234 237 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 4.36% 4.78% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 157 188
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £315 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Average hourly rate £23.68 £22.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% -7.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.62 £18.50 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £47.00 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -7.89%
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
5370 4960 4771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.96% 9.85% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3098 2787 2498
Average daily rate £365 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 596 574
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.50 £33.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -15 64 £378 +4.13% 11
South East -17 58 £375 +15.38% 4
North West -17 51 £310 +10.07% 3
East of England +27 33 £325 -7.14% 2
South West -22 12 £363 +11.53% 5
North East - 10 £275 - 1
Yorkshire -35 4 £333 +91.36% 2
West Midlands -2 3 £400 +52.38% 3
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 355 (77.68%) Windows
2 280 (61.27%) Citrix
3 230 (50.33%) Microsoft
4 213 (46.61%) SCCM
5 172 (37.64%) XenApp
6 170 (37.20%) Windows 7
7 160 (35.01%) Active Directory
8 158 (34.57%) VMware
9 128 (28.01%) Security Cleared
10 123 (26.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 114 (24.95%) MSI
12 97 (21.23%) AppSense
13 96 (21.01%) XenDesktop
14 92 (20.13%) Application Packaging
15 90 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 67 (14.66%) vSphere
16 67 (14.66%) Migration
17 63 (13.79%) DNS
18 62 (13.57%) ITIL
19 61 (13.35%) PowerShell
19 61 (13.35%) SC Cleared
20 54 (11.82%) DV Cleared
21 53 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
22 51 (11.16%) Finance
22 51 (11.16%) Data Centre
23 50 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
24 48 (10.50%) MS Excel
24 48 (10.50%) Windows XP
24 48 (10.50%) DHCP
25 46 (10.07%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 41 (8.97%) MS Exchange
2 30 (6.56%) Lync
3 22 (4.81%) IIS
4 21 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 19 (4.16%) IBM Notes
6 18 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.66%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.22%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.22%) FileNet
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 48 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.13%) MS Office
3 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) RMDS
2 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.66%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.22%) Agresso
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.13%) Office 365
2 7 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (13.79%) DNS
2 48 (10.50%) DHCP
3 44 (9.63%) NetScaler
4 28 (6.13%) Firewall
5 21 (4.60%) SAN
6 17 (3.72%) TCP/IP
7 14 (3.06%) VPN
7 14 (3.06%) WAN
8 11 (2.41%) VLAN
9 10 (2.19%) LAN
10 9 (1.97%) Internet
11 7 (1.53%) SSL
11 7 (1.53%) SMS
12 6 (1.31%) HTTPS
12 6 (1.31%) Network Security
13 5 (1.09%) NAS
14 4 (0.88%) VoIP
14 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
15 3 (0.66%) Wireshark
16 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.06%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.88%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.22%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) OLAP
6 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.22%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.22%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 114 (24.95%) MSI
2 11 (2.41%) AdminStudio
3 9 (1.97%) InstallShield
4 8 (1.75%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.66%) WinDbg
6 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.22%) ERwin
General
1 51 (11.16%) Finance
2 18 (3.94%) Banking
3 11 (2.41%) Law
4 10 (2.19%) Local Government
5 7 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.53%) Publishing
6 5 (1.09%) Legal
7 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.66%) Retail
9 2 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 115 (25.16%) Applications Packager
2 49 (10.72%) Consultant
3 47 (10.28%) Citrix Engineer
4 42 (9.19%) Analyst
5 32 (7.00%) Architect
6 30 (6.56%) Citrix Consultant
7 22 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (3.50%) Applications Support
9 14 (3.06%) Support Engineer
9 14 (3.06%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (2.19%) Project Manager
12 10 (2.19%) Desktop Support
13 9 (1.97%) Support Analyst
13 9 (1.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (1.97%) Citrix Support
14 8 (1.75%) Applications Manager
14 8 (1.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (20.13%) Application Packaging
2 42 (9.19%) .NET
3 9 (1.97%) Software Packaging
4 8 (1.75%) X-Windows
5 7 (1.53%) Web Services
6 3 (0.66%) WCF
7 2 (0.44%) WSH
8 1 (0.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.16%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.35%) Thin Client
2 29 (6.35%) Fat Client
3 18 (3.94%) PKI
4 17 (3.72%) Client/Server
5 14 (3.06%) User Experience
6 13 (2.84%) Clustering
7 12 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.97%) BYOD
9 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.88%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.66%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.44%) Life Science
12 2 (0.44%) CMDB
12 2 (0.44%) SecurID
12 2 (0.44%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.22%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.22%) HP Storage
13 1 (0.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 355 (77.68%) Windows
2 170 (37.20%) Windows 7
3 123 (26.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (10.50%) Windows XP
7 23 (5.03%) Windows 8
8 12 (2.63%) Linux
9 6 (1.31%) UNIX
9 6 (1.31%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.66%) Android
11 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.44%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.22%) Solaris
13 1 (0.22%) Debian
13 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (14.66%) Migration
2 62 (13.57%) ITIL
3 31 (6.78%) Application Discovery
4 28 (6.13%) Project Management
5 20 (4.38%) Service Management
6 16 (3.50%) Data Protection
7 14 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (2.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 13 (2.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 12 (2.63%) Change Management
10 11 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (1.97%) Change Control
12 9 (1.97%) Server Building
13 8 (1.75%) PRINCE2
13 8 (1.75%) Incident Management
13 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (1.53%) ITIL V3
14 7 (1.53%) Patch Management
15 6 (1.31%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.35%) PowerShell
2 32 (7.00%) C#
3 26 (5.69%) VBScript
3 26 (5.69%) VB
4 25 (5.47%) SQL
5 2 (0.44%) C
6 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.22%) R
6 1 (0.22%) VBA
6 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 128 (28.01%) Security Cleared
2 61 (13.35%) SC Cleared
3 54 (11.82%) DV Cleared
4 33 (7.22%) Citrix Certification
5 30 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (4.81%) MCSE
7 17 (3.72%) CCEE
8 14 (3.06%) MCP
8 14 (3.06%) CCA
9 12 (2.63%) CCEA
10 11 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (1.75%) MCITP
11 8 (1.75%) Degree
11 8 (1.75%) CCIA
12 6 (1.31%) VCP5
13 5 (1.09%) VCAP
14 4 (0.88%) CCAA
14 4 (0.88%) MCSA
15 3 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.66%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.50%) SLA
2 9 (1.97%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 172 (37.64%) XenApp
2 160 (35.01%) Active Directory
3 96 (21.01%) XenDesktop
4 90 (19.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 67 (14.66%) vSphere
6 46 (10.07%) Hyper-V
7 25 (5.47%) Xen
8 24 (5.25%) XenServer
8 24 (5.25%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (3.28%) VMware ESX
10 11 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (1.75%) Terminal Server
12 7 (1.53%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.88%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.66%) UAG
15 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 213 (46.61%) SCCM
2 21 (4.60%) SCOM
3 19 (4.16%) EdgeSight
4 17 (3.72%) WSUS
5 10 (2.19%) SCVMM
6 9 (1.97%) SCSM
6 9 (1.97%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.53%) XenMobile
7 7 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.09%) SCDPM
10 4 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.88%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.66%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.66%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
11 3 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.66%) Puppet
11 3 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.66%) vMotion
Vendors
1 280 (61.27%) Citrix
2 230 (50.33%) Microsoft
3 158 (34.57%) VMware
4 97 (21.23%) AppSense
5 36 (7.88%) HP
6 26 (5.69%) Cisco
7 24 (5.25%) Symantec
7 24 (5.25%) Wyse
8 19 (4.16%) Oracle
8 19 (4.16%) Lotus
9 18 (3.94%) EMC
10 13 (2.84%) SAP
11 11 (2.41%) Altiris
12 10 (2.19%) NetApp
13 8 (1.75%) Remedy
13 8 (1.75%) IBM
14 7 (1.53%) Dell
14 7 (1.53%) McAfee
15 6 (1.31%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.09%) Reuters
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