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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 365 284 270
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 220 305 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 4.60% 6.88% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 143 164
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.43% +8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.41 £13.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £44.85 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £21.75 £14.36
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +51.46%
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
4781 4434 3958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.75% 9.28% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2638 2263 1938
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 537 619
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -22 83 £375 +11.11% 16
South East -35 58 £338 +3.84% 9
North West -46 33 £688 +175.00% 3
South West +3 15 £404 +0.93%
East of England +9 12 £400 +33.33% 2
West Midlands -9 8 £308 +46.42% 2
East Midlands -6 7 £350 -17.64%
Yorkshire -23 3 £535 +114.00% 2
Microsoft App-V
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 271 (70.21%) Windows
2 202 (52.33%) Citrix
3 186 (48.19%) Microsoft
4 182 (47.15%) SCCM
5 168 (43.52%) Windows 7
6 136 (35.23%) XenApp
6 136 (35.23%) Active Directory
7 118 (30.57%) MSI
7 118 (30.57%) Application Packaging
8 114 (29.53%) VMware
9 99 (25.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 94 (24.35%) AppSense
11 89 (23.06%) Security Cleared
12 76 (19.69%) XenDesktop
13 71 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 67 (17.36%) Migration
15 65 (16.84%) Finance
16 53 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
16 53 (13.73%) PowerShell
17 50 (12.95%) Windows XP
18 46 (11.92%) SC Cleared
19 45 (11.66%) Windows Server 2012
20 44 (11.40%) DNS
20 44 (11.40%) ITIL
21 37 (9.59%) MS Excel
22 36 (9.33%) NetScaler
22 36 (9.33%) vSphere
23 35 (9.07%) MS Exchange
24 34 (8.81%) DHCP
24 34 (8.81%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 35 (9.07%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.63%) Lync
4 10 (2.59%) IIS
5 9 (2.33%) IBM Notes
6 8 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.77%) MS Office
3 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) RMDS
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.40%) DNS
2 36 (9.33%) NetScaler
3 34 (8.81%) DHCP
4 25 (6.48%) Firewall
5 17 (4.40%) SAN
6 12 (3.11%) NAS
7 10 (2.59%) WAN
7 10 (2.59%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.07%) VPN
9 6 (1.55%) LAN
9 6 (1.55%) SSL
9 6 (1.55%) Internet
10 5 (1.30%) SMS
11 3 (0.78%) VoIP
11 3 (0.78%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.78%) DMZ
12 1 (0.26%) Intranet
12 1 (0.26%) 3G
12 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.81%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 118 (30.57%) MSI
2 16 (4.15%) AdminStudio
3 13 (3.37%) InstallShield
4 6 (1.55%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.26%) WinDbg
General
1 65 (16.84%) Finance
2 23 (5.96%) Banking
3 9 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.55%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.30%) Legal
5 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.04%) Local Government
7 3 (0.78%) Publishing
7 3 (0.78%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Front Office
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 119 (30.83%) Applications Packager
2 40 (10.36%) Consultant
3 31 (8.03%) Architect
4 27 (6.99%) Analyst
5 24 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (5.70%) Citrix Engineer
7 15 (3.89%) Desktop Support
8 14 (3.63%) Support Engineer
9 11 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (2.85%) Citrix Consultant
10 10 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (2.33%) Support Analyst
11 9 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (2.33%) Applications Manager
11 9 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (2.07%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (2.07%) Technical Architect
13 7 (1.81%) Administrator
13 7 (1.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 7 (1.81%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (30.57%) Application Packaging
2 20 (5.18%) .NET
3 7 (1.81%) Web Services
4 5 (1.30%) Software Packaging
4 5 (1.30%) X-Windows
5 4 (1.04%) J2EE
5 4 (1.04%) XML
5 4 (1.04%) WSH
6 1 (0.26%) Middleware
6 1 (0.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.03%) Thin Client
1 31 (8.03%) Fat Client
2 12 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.07%) Blackberry
4 6 (1.55%) Clustering
5 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.78%) PKI
6 3 (0.78%) CESG
6 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.52%) iPhone
7 2 (0.52%) iPad
7 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.52%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.52%) SecurID
7 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.26%) DTV
8 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 271 (70.21%) Windows
2 168 (43.52%) Windows 7
3 99 (25.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (12.95%) Windows XP
6 45 (11.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.92%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.63%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.55%) Linux
10 4 (1.04%) UNIX
11 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.26%) AIX
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (17.36%) Migration
2 44 (11.40%) ITIL
3 22 (5.70%) Service Management
4 17 (4.40%) Change Management
5 16 (4.15%) Project Management
6 15 (3.89%) Incident Management
7 13 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (3.11%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (2.85%) Asset Management
10 10 (2.59%) Business Transformation
11 8 (2.07%) Software Deployment
11 8 (2.07%) Change Control
11 8 (2.07%) System Testing
11 8 (2.07%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.07%) Configuration Management
12 7 (1.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (1.81%) High Availability
13 6 (1.55%) Data Protection
13 6 (1.55%) Compatibility Testing
13 6 (1.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 31 (8.03%) VBScript
3 29 (7.51%) SQL
4 15 (3.89%) C#
4 15 (3.89%) VB
5 4 (1.04%) C
6 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.78%) Java
7 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (23.06%) Security Cleared
2 46 (11.92%) SC Cleared
3 31 (8.03%) DV Cleared
4 27 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.89%) MCSE
6 9 (2.33%) MCITP
6 9 (2.33%) Degree
6 9 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (1.81%) CCEA
7 7 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.55%) MCTS
8 6 (1.55%) MCSA
8 6 (1.55%) CCA
9 5 (1.30%) CCEE
10 3 (0.78%) VCP5
10 3 (0.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.52%) CCNA
11 2 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.37%) QA
2 11 (2.85%) SLA
3 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 136 (35.23%) Active Directory
1 136 (35.23%) XenApp
2 76 (19.69%) XenDesktop
3 71 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (9.33%) vSphere
5 32 (8.29%) XenServer
6 24 (6.22%) Hyper-V
7 14 (3.63%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.07%) Xen
9 6 (1.55%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.55%) UAG
9 6 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.04%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.04%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.78%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.52%) Firmware
12 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.26%) vCloud
13 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 182 (47.15%) SCCM
2 25 (6.48%) SCOM
3 17 (4.40%) WSUS
4 15 (3.89%) EdgeSight
5 13 (3.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (2.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (2.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (1.81%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.30%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.04%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.78%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.78%) Nessus
11 3 (0.78%) WMI
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.52%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 202 (52.33%) Citrix
2 186 (48.19%) Microsoft
3 114 (29.53%) VMware
4 94 (24.35%) AppSense
5 34 (8.81%) HP
6 16 (4.15%) Altiris
7 15 (3.89%) Cisco
8 14 (3.63%) Oracle
8 14 (3.63%) Symantec
9 13 (3.37%) Dell
10 10 (2.59%) EMC
10 10 (2.59%) McAfee
11 9 (2.33%) Lotus
12 8 (2.07%) Wyse
13 7 (1.81%) Reuters
13 7 (1.81%) Bloomberg
13 7 (1.81%) SAP
14 6 (1.55%) NetApp
14 6 (1.55%) Mercator
15 5 (1.30%) Sophos
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