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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 367 296 262
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -34
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 232 284 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.59% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 4.50% 6.03% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 187 186
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 19
Average hourly rate £26.86 £25.50 £20.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +27.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £20.08 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.65 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £21.50 £19.04
% change year-on-year
-39.38% +12.92%
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
5154 4712 4426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.17% 9.84% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2982 2593 2204
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 577 599
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £29.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -67 69 £350 +0.71% 11
South East -15 65 £363 +9.43% 3
North West +1 47 £310 +10.71% 8
South West -15 12 £325 -
East of England -10 10 £288 -17.85%
Yorkshire -13 10 £313 +78.57% 1
West Midlands 0 9 £325 +23.80%
North East - 7 £275 - 2
East Midlands -12 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £300 -
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 334 (71.98%) Windows
2 267 (57.54%) Citrix
3 228 (49.14%) Microsoft
4 212 (45.69%) SCCM
5 174 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 164 (35.34%) XenApp
7 155 (33.41%) VMware
8 145 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 135 (29.09%) Security Cleared
10 121 (26.08%) MSI
11 112 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 109 (23.49%) Application Packaging
13 106 (22.84%) AppSense
14 101 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 89 (19.18%) Migration
16 71 (15.30%) SC Cleared
17 66 (14.22%) XenDesktop
18 57 (12.28%) Finance
19 52 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
20 51 (10.99%) ITIL
21 50 (10.78%) vSphere
21 50 (10.78%) PowerShell
22 49 (10.56%) DV Cleared
22 49 (10.56%) Windows XP
23 47 (10.13%) DNS
24 46 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
25 45 (9.70%) Data Centre
26 44 (9.48%) HP
26 44 (9.48%) MS Excel
27 43 (9.27%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 37 (7.97%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.03%) Lync
3 24 (5.17%) IBM Notes
4 23 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.23%) IIS
8 10 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.65%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.22%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.22%) FileNet
14 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.60%) MS Office
3 6 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) SPSS
4 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) RMDS
1 4 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.65%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.54%) Office 365
2 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.08%) 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 47 (10.13%) DNS
2 41 (8.84%) NetScaler
3 37 (7.97%) DHCP
4 23 (4.96%) Firewall
5 22 (4.74%) SAN
6 17 (3.66%) VPN
7 16 (3.45%) WAN
8 11 (2.37%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.37%) NAS
9 9 (1.94%) Internet
10 8 (1.72%) LAN
10 8 (1.72%) VLAN
11 7 (1.51%) SSL
12 4 (0.86%) VoIP
12 4 (0.86%) DMZ
13 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.65%) SMS
13 3 (0.65%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.65%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.43%) 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%) Big Data
6 1 (0.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.22%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.22%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 121 (26.08%) MSI
2 15 (3.23%) InstallShield
3 8 (1.72%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.08%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.65%) WinDbg
5 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.43%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.22%) ERwin
General
1 57 (12.28%) Finance
2 25 (5.39%) Banking
3 12 (2.59%) Local Government
4 10 (2.16%) Law
5 9 (1.94%) Publishing
6 7 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.29%) Legal
7 6 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Marketing
11 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 136 (29.31%) Applications Packager
2 44 (9.48%) Architect
3 43 (9.27%) Citrix Engineer
4 38 (8.19%) Analyst
4 38 (8.19%) Consultant
5 24 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (5.17%) Citrix Consultant
6 22 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (3.02%) Administrator
8 12 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (2.59%) Desktop Support
8 12 (2.59%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (2.37%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (2.37%) Support Analyst
10 9 (1.94%) Project Manager
10 9 (1.94%) Technical Architect
10 9 (1.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (1.94%) Citrix Support
11 8 (1.72%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (1.72%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (23.49%) Application Packaging
2 43 (9.27%) .NET
3 11 (2.37%) Web Services
4 10 (2.16%) Software Packaging
5 5 (1.08%) J2EE
6 4 (0.86%) X-Windows
7 3 (0.65%) WCF
8 2 (0.43%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.70%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.11%) Thin Client
2 33 (7.11%) Fat Client
3 15 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.02%) PKI
5 9 (1.94%) Clustering
5 9 (1.94%) User Experience
6 8 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.51%) BYOD
8 5 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.86%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.86%) CESG
10 3 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (0.65%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.65%) Life Science
11 2 (0.43%) CMDB
11 2 (0.43%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.43%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 334 (71.98%) Windows
2 174 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 112 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (10.56%) Windows XP
6 46 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (5.17%) Windows 8
8 9 (1.94%) Linux
9 8 (1.72%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.29%) UNIX
11 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.65%) Android
12 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.43%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.22%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (19.18%) Migration
2 51 (10.99%) ITIL
3 24 (5.17%) Capacity Planning
4 22 (4.74%) Project Management
5 19 (4.09%) Service Management
6 16 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 12 (2.59%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (2.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (2.59%) Change Management
7 12 (2.59%) Patch Management
8 11 (2.37%) PRINCE2
8 11 (2.37%) Incident Management
9 10 (2.16%) Business Transformation
9 10 (2.16%) Server Building
9 10 (2.16%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 9 (1.94%) Change Control
11 8 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (1.72%) Asset Management
12 7 (1.51%) TOGAF
12 7 (1.51%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 50 (10.78%) PowerShell
2 31 (6.68%) C#
3 30 (6.47%) SQL
4 27 (5.82%) VBScript
5 12 (2.59%) VB
6 5 (1.08%) C
7 1 (0.22%) R
7 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 135 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 71 (15.30%) SC Cleared
3 49 (10.56%) DV Cleared
4 25 (5.39%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (3.66%) MCSE
7 12 (2.59%) CCEE
8 11 (2.37%) MCP
8 11 (2.37%) CCA
9 10 (2.16%) CCEA
10 8 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.29%) Degree
12 5 (1.08%) CCIA
13 4 (0.86%) MCITP
13 4 (0.86%) MCSA
14 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.65%) CCNA
14 3 (0.65%) MCTS
14 3 (0.65%) VCP5
15 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.45%) SLA
2 11 (2.37%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 164 (35.34%) XenApp
2 145 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 101 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (14.22%) XenDesktop
5 50 (10.78%) vSphere
6 42 (9.05%) Hyper-V
7 32 (6.90%) Xen
8 23 (4.96%) XenServer
9 16 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (1.94%) VMware ESX
12 7 (1.51%) Terminal Server
12 7 (1.51%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.29%) UAG
14 5 (1.08%) VirtualBox
14 5 (1.08%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.86%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.65%) BitLocker
17 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 212 (45.69%) SCCM
2 21 (4.53%) EdgeSight
3 18 (3.88%) SCOM
4 15 (3.23%) WSUS
5 13 (2.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (1.94%) SCVMM
7 7 (1.51%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.29%) SCSM
8 6 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.08%) HP SIM
9 5 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.86%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.65%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.65%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.65%) WMI
11 3 (0.65%) Puppet
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.65%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 267 (57.54%) Citrix
2 228 (49.14%) Microsoft
3 155 (33.41%) VMware
4 106 (22.84%) AppSense
5 44 (9.48%) HP
6 31 (6.68%) Oracle
7 24 (5.17%) Lotus
8 22 (4.74%) Cisco
8 22 (4.74%) Symantec
9 21 (4.53%) EMC
10 19 (4.09%) SAP
11 13 (2.80%) Wyse
12 12 (2.59%) NetApp
13 11 (2.37%) Altiris
14 8 (1.72%) Dell
15 7 (1.51%) McAfee
16 6 (1.29%) CommVault
16 6 (1.29%) CheckPoint
17 5 (1.08%) Remedy
17 5 (1.08%) Reuters
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £28000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £281.79 - £356.16 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Chessington
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago