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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 51 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.82% 1.96% 3.00%
As % of the System Software category 5.41% 9.78% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £341 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.13 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.56%
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
74 92 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.16% 20.04% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 78
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £108 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £27.80 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 August 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 - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Microsoft App-V
East of England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) CCA
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CCEA
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Wyse
4 2 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) CCA
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCEA
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Wyse
4 1 (12.50%) VMware