The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 51 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.28% 1.04% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 8.51% 5.15% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.86% +6.09%
Microsoft App-V
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
94 97 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.06% 20.08% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 31
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £165 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £478 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 17 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Essex region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Harlow -4 1 £388 +10.71%
Brentwood - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £400 -
Microsoft App-V
East of England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) XenApp
5 7 (53.85%) Firewall
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
7 5 (38.46%) Terminal Server
7 5 (38.46%) MSI
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
8 4 (30.77%) SCCM
8 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
9 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 3 (23.08%) IIS
9 3 (23.08%) MS Office
9 3 (23.08%) Lync
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
10 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
10 2 (15.38%) Software Packaging
10 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
10 2 (15.38%) Finance
10 2 (15.38%) Law
10 2 (15.38%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) Lync
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MSI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Applications Packager
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
1 2 (15.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) XenApp
2 5 (38.46%) Terminal Server
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) ZENworks
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Altiris