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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 470 440 359
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -81
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 126 155 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.72% 3.25% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 95 116
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.82 £32.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.34% -33.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £21.82 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £34.55 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.82 £32.81
% change year-on-year
-8.34% -33.48%
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
4630 4768 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 10.13% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2604 2276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 572 526
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £31.15 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 10 February 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
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 51 £363 -6.45% 5
North West +1 28 £350 -12.50% 2
South East -6 19 £333 -20.07% 3
West Midlands -11 9 £305 -0.81% 1
Yorkshire -14 8 £538 +102.83% 1
South West -8 7 £235 -21.66%
East of England -1 3 £375 +42.85%
East Midlands -12 3 - -
North East -21 1 £350 -
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 229 (73.63%) Windows
2 190 (61.09%) Citrix
3 172 (55.31%) SCCM
4 161 (51.77%) Microsoft
5 149 (47.91%) XenApp
6 137 (44.05%) Active Directory
7 130 (41.80%) VMware
8 117 (37.62%) XenDesktop
9 100 (32.15%) Windows 7
9 100 (32.15%) Windows Server
10 81 (26.05%) AppSense
11 77 (24.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 73 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 61 (19.61%) ITIL
14 58 (18.65%) MSI
14 58 (18.65%) Security Cleared
15 53 (17.04%) PowerShell
16 52 (16.72%) NetScaler
17 51 (16.40%) Application Packaging
18 49 (15.76%) DNS
19 45 (14.47%) Finance
19 45 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
20 44 (14.15%) MS Excel
21 43 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
22 39 (12.54%) vSphere
23 37 (11.90%) Data Centre
24 36 (11.58%) MS Exchange
25 35 (11.25%) XenServer
26 33 (10.61%) Hyper-V
27 31 (9.97%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 36 (11.58%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.72%) Skype for Business
3 14 (4.50%) IIS
4 13 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.93%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.29%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.96%) Confluence
7 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 44 (14.15%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) RMDS
2 4 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.64%) assyst
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.64%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.82%) IaaS
1 15 (4.82%) PaaS
2 13 (4.18%) SaaS
3 9 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.57%) Office 365
5 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (16.72%) NetScaler
2 49 (15.76%) DNS
3 31 (9.97%) DHCP
4 28 (9.00%) SAN
5 21 (6.75%) Firewall
6 20 (6.43%) LAN
7 16 (5.14%) WAN
8 13 (4.18%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (3.86%) VoIP
10 10 (3.22%) SMS
10 10 (3.22%) TCP/IP
11 9 (2.89%) H.323
11 9 (2.89%) SSL
12 7 (2.25%) VPN
13 6 (1.93%) CTI
13 6 (1.93%) Internet
13 6 (1.93%) NAS
13 6 (1.93%) VLAN
14 5 (1.61%) HTTPS
15 4 (1.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.32%) MS Access
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (18.65%) MSI
2 5 (1.61%) InstallShield
2 5 (1.61%) JIRA
2 5 (1.61%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.29%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.64%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.32%) WiX
General
1 45 (14.47%) Finance
2 8 (2.57%) Banking
3 7 (2.25%) Publishing
4 5 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.29%) Legal
5 4 (1.29%) Local Government
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
6 3 (0.96%) Back Office
6 3 (0.96%) Law
6 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 59 (18.97%) Applications Packager
2 46 (14.79%) Analyst
3 35 (11.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 33 (10.61%) Consultant
5 24 (7.72%) Architect
6 22 (7.07%) Citrix Consultant
7 19 (6.11%) DV Cleared Application Packager
8 14 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (3.86%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (3.86%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (3.54%) Applications Engineer
10 11 (3.54%) Citrix Specialist
10 11 (3.54%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (3.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 11 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.54%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.22%) Applications Support
11 10 (3.22%) Citrix Architect
12 9 (2.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.11%) .NET
2 11 (3.54%) Web Services
3 5 (1.61%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.47%) PKI
3 16 (5.14%) Fat Client
3 16 (5.14%) Thin Client
4 15 (4.82%) User Experience
5 10 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.93%) BYOD
6 6 (1.93%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.29%) Clustering
8 4 (1.29%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.29%) Social Media
9 3 (0.96%) NHS
9 3 (0.96%) Replication
9 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.96%) Wiki
10 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 229 (73.63%) Windows
2 100 (32.15%) Windows 7
2 100 (32.15%) Windows Server
3 77 (24.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (8.68%) Windows XP
7 24 (7.72%) Windows 8
8 18 (5.79%) Linux
9 10 (3.22%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.29%) Unix
11 2 (0.64%) Android
11 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.61%) ITIL
2 51 (16.40%) Application Packaging
3 31 (9.97%) Migration
4 22 (7.07%) Service Management
5 21 (6.75%) Project Management
5 21 (6.75%) Service Delivery
6 20 (6.43%) Application Discovery
7 15 (4.82%) Configuration Management
8 12 (3.86%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (3.54%) Open Source
10 9 (2.89%) Change Control
10 9 (2.89%) Change Management
10 9 (2.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 9 (2.89%) SOA
10 9 (2.89%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (2.57%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.57%) Release Management
12 7 (2.25%) ITSM
12 7 (2.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.04%) PowerShell
2 20 (6.43%) VB
3 17 (5.47%) VBScript
4 16 (5.14%) C#
4 16 (5.14%) SQL
5 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (18.65%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (8.04%) DV Cleared
4 24 (7.72%) SC Cleared
5 17 (5.47%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (5.14%) MCSE
7 13 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (3.54%) CCEE
9 9 (2.89%) CCEA
9 9 (2.89%) MCP
10 5 (1.61%) Degree
10 5 (1.61%) MCITP
11 4 (1.29%) CCA
11 4 (1.29%) MCSA
11 4 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.96%) CCAA
12 3 (0.96%) MCDST
12 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.57%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 149 (47.91%) XenApp
2 137 (44.05%) Active Directory
3 117 (37.62%) XenDesktop
4 73 (23.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (12.54%) vSphere
6 35 (11.25%) XenServer
7 33 (10.61%) Hyper-V
8 10 (3.22%) VMware ESX
9 7 (2.25%) Terminal Server
10 6 (1.93%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.64%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.32%) Firmware
13 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 172 (55.31%) SCCM
2 24 (7.72%) SCOM
3 16 (5.14%) EdgeSight
4 13 (4.18%) XenMobile
5 11 (3.54%) CFEngine
5 11 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.25%) SCOrch
6 7 (2.25%) SCSM
6 7 (2.25%) WSUS
7 5 (1.61%) Nagios
8 4 (1.29%) AppDNA
8 4 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.64%) Ionix
10 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.64%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.64%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 190 (61.09%) Citrix
2 161 (51.77%) Microsoft
3 130 (41.80%) VMware
4 81 (26.05%) AppSense
5 27 (8.68%) HP
5 27 (8.68%) Wyse
6 23 (7.40%) Cisco
7 10 (3.22%) Altiris
7 10 (3.22%) Avaya
7 10 (3.22%) Remedy
8 7 (2.25%) Bloomberg
8 7 (2.25%) IBM
9 6 (1.93%) Dell
9 6 (1.93%) Genesys
9 6 (1.93%) Reuters
10 5 (1.61%) Oracle
10 5 (1.61%) Symantec
10 5 (1.61%) ThinPrint
11 4 (1.29%) BMC
11 4 (1.29%) Lumension
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