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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 351 301 270
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 237 304 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.63% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 4.70% 6.43% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 179 189
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £339 £329
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.30 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.56 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
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
5045 4729 4522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.68% 9.79% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2809 2535 2250
Average daily rate £340 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 536 549
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.25 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +2 84 £400 +14.28% 16
South East -39 39 £325 - 4
North West -12 37 £300 -11.11% 2
South West +4 32 £290 -37.29% 1
East Midlands +15 17 £315 -18.70%
East of England -50 12 £343 -2.83%
Yorkshire +6 11 £174 -61.38% 4
North East -32 1 - - 1
West Midlands -41 1 - - 3
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 388 (71.72%) Windows
2 294 (54.34%) Citrix
3 278 (51.39%) Windows 7
4 270 (49.91%) SCCM
5 214 (39.56%) MSI
6 210 (38.82%) Microsoft
7 168 (31.05%) XenApp
8 153 (28.28%) Active Directory
9 151 (27.91%) Application Packaging
10 130 (24.03%) Security Cleared
11 126 (23.29%) Windows XP
11 126 (23.29%) AppSense
12 109 (20.15%) XenDesktop
13 99 (18.30%) VMware
14 96 (17.74%) SC Cleared
15 78 (14.42%) Migration
16 75 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 71 (13.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 67 (12.38%) VB
19 64 (11.83%) Hyper-V
20 63 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 62 (11.46%) Finance
22 60 (11.09%) MS Office
23 51 (9.43%) PowerShell
24 48 (8.87%) XenServer
24 48 (8.87%) Windows Server 2003
25 47 (8.69%) MS Excel
26 45 (8.32%) Windows Vista
27 44 (8.13%) NetScaler
27 44 (8.13%) InstallShield

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 27 (4.99%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.96%) Lync
4 13 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.55%) IIS
8 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.37%) Apache
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (11.09%) MS Office
2 47 (8.69%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) assyst
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.40%) Office 365
2 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.13%) NetScaler
2 39 (7.21%) DNS
3 31 (5.73%) SMS
4 29 (5.36%) DHCP
5 28 (5.18%) Firewall
6 15 (2.77%) WAN
7 13 (2.40%) LAN
8 9 (1.66%) SAN
9 7 (1.29%) Internet
9 7 (1.29%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.29%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.29%) VPN
10 5 (0.92%) VLAN
11 4 (0.74%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.74%) Nortel Meridian
11 4 (0.74%) NAS
12 3 (0.55%) VoIP
12 3 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.37%) Wireless
13 2 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.92%) MS Access
5 3 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.37%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.37%) DB2
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 214 (39.56%) MSI
2 44 (8.13%) InstallShield
3 43 (7.95%) Wise Package Studio
4 40 (7.39%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.55%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) WinDbg
General
1 62 (11.46%) Finance
2 35 (6.47%) Banking
3 24 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.11%) Law
6 5 (0.92%) Publishing
7 4 (0.74%) Legal
7 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.55%) Front Office
8 3 (0.55%) Back Office
8 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.37%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.18%) German Language
10 1 (0.18%) Retail
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 190 (35.12%) Applications Packager
2 41 (7.58%) Analyst
2 41 (7.58%) Consultant
3 34 (6.28%) Desktop Support
4 33 (6.10%) Support Engineer
5 32 (5.91%) Desktop Engineer
6 31 (5.73%) Architect
7 26 (4.81%) Citrix Engineer
8 17 (3.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 14 (2.59%) Administrator
9 14 (2.59%) Citrix Administrator
10 10 (1.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (1.85%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (1.66%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (1.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (1.66%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (1.48%) SCCM Consultant
13 7 (1.29%) Citrix Support
13 7 (1.29%) Citrix Consultant
13 7 (1.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (27.91%) Application Packaging
2 37 (6.84%) WSH
3 8 (1.48%) Software Packaging
4 7 (1.29%) JSP
5 4 (0.74%) Middleware
6 3 (0.55%) ODBC
7 1 (0.18%) XML
7 1 (0.18%) HTML
7 1 (0.18%) .NET
7 1 (0.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.65%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.33%) Thin Client
2 18 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 13 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.22%) Clustering
5 8 (1.48%) PKI
6 7 (1.29%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.29%) CMDB
7 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.74%) Replication
7 4 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.74%) NHS
8 3 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.37%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.37%) User Experience
10 1 (0.18%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.18%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.18%) AS400
10 1 (0.18%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 388 (71.72%) Windows
2 278 (51.39%) Windows 7
3 126 (23.29%) Windows XP
4 75 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (8.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (8.32%) Windows Vista
7 43 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (5.91%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.48%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.29%) Linux
11 6 (1.11%) UNIX
12 3 (0.55%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.37%) AIX
13 2 (0.37%) Solaris
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (14.42%) Migration
2 36 (6.65%) ITIL
3 31 (5.73%) Software Deployment
4 28 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (3.51%) Service Delivery
6 16 (2.96%) Software Distribution
7 11 (2.03%) Compatibility Testing
8 9 (1.66%) TQM
8 9 (1.66%) ITSM
8 9 (1.66%) Information Security
9 8 (1.48%) Change Management
9 8 (1.48%) ITIL V3
9 8 (1.48%) Integration Testing
10 7 (1.29%) Configuration Management
10 7 (1.29%) Incident Management
11 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (1.11%) Validation
11 6 (1.11%) Project Management
12 5 (0.92%) Service Management
12 5 (0.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 67 (12.38%) VB
2 51 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 43 (7.95%) VBScript
4 41 (7.58%) SQL
5 9 (1.66%) C
6 4 (0.74%) C#
7 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 130 (24.03%) Security Cleared
2 96 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.18%) DV Cleared
4 27 (4.99%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.96%) MCSE
5 16 (2.96%) CCEA
6 15 (2.77%) CCEE
7 12 (2.22%) CCA
8 8 (1.48%) MCITP
9 7 (1.29%) MCP
10 4 (0.74%) MCSA
10 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.55%) Degree
12 2 (0.37%) CISSP
12 2 (0.37%) CCAA
12 2 (0.37%) MCTS
13 1 (0.18%) CCIA
13 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.55%) SLA
2 10 (1.85%) QA
3 6 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 168 (31.05%) XenApp
2 153 (28.28%) Active Directory
3 109 (20.15%) XenDesktop
4 64 (11.83%) Hyper-V
5 63 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (8.87%) XenServer
7 23 (4.25%) Terminal Services
8 19 (3.51%) vSphere
9 10 (1.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.74%) Xen
12 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.37%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.37%) UAG
14 1 (0.18%) IAG
14 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 270 (49.91%) SCCM
2 71 (13.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (3.33%) AppDNA
4 13 (2.40%) SCOM
5 7 (1.29%) ZENworks
6 6 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 4 (0.74%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.74%) SCVMM
7 4 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.74%) WMI
8 3 (0.55%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.55%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.37%) OpenView
9 2 (0.37%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.18%) DameWare
Vendors
1 294 (54.34%) Citrix
2 210 (38.82%) Microsoft
3 126 (23.29%) AppSense
4 99 (18.30%) VMware
5 35 (6.47%) Altiris
5 35 (6.47%) CA
6 32 (5.91%) Lumension
7 24 (4.44%) HP
8 19 (3.51%) Cisco
9 17 (3.14%) Wyse
10 15 (2.77%) Dell
11 13 (2.40%) Oracle
12 8 (1.48%) EMC
13 6 (1.11%) IBM
13 6 (1.11%) LANDesk
14 5 (0.92%) Remedy
14 5 (0.92%) McAfee
15 4 (0.74%) Apple
15 4 (0.74%) Symantec
15 4 (0.74%) Nortel
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Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £540 - £565 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £410.45 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
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