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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 62 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.39% 1.06% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 5.50% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate
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£180 £386 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.39% -0.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.14% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +12.69%
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
76 109 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.90% 19.22% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 39
Average daily rate £275 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £32.05 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 2014. 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
Chelmsford - 2 £180 -
Harlow - - - -
Microsoft App-V
East of England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Notes
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Broadband
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MetaFrame
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (28.57%) IBM Notes
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MSI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) MetaFrame
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Lotus
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense