The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Essex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 50 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.03% 1.96% 1.64%
As % of the System Software category 5.43% 9.00% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+6.09% -34.40%
System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
92 100 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.97% 21.79% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 75
Average daily rate £350 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £154 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £27.65 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
East of England

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 28 July 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
Harlow - 2 £350 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Microsoft App-V
East of England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Wyse
5 2 (22.22%) MCITP
5 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
5 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) MSI
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) CCA
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (22.22%) CCEA
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
6 1 (11.11%) SIEM
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
2 1 (11.11%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) VBScript
2 3 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) CCA
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCEA
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
3 2 (22.22%) Wyse
4 1 (11.11%) VMware