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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 53 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.94% 0.59% -
As % of the System Software category 9.62% 4.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £17.86
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +20.38%
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
52 93 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.81% 13.82% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 54 40
Average daily rate £275 £356 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +43.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £137 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.70 £19.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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
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 5 May 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
Colchester +10 2 £400 -
Chelmsford -7 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
East of England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Lotus
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) MSI
5 2 (25.00%) X-Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) X-Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Altiris
4 1 (12.50%) IBM