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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 52 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.92% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 2.04% 7.14% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +47.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+28.30% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-30.85% +106.91%
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
49 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.98% 12.82% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 51 39
Average daily rate £210 £400 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +116.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £135 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) MSI
4 2 (33.33%) X-Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) Broadband
5 1 (16.67%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) XenApp
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) MetaFrame
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) EMC