The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 109 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.55% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 3.17% 1.58% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +12.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
378 253 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.30% 14.77% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 124 75
Average daily rate £346 £345 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £449 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 39
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% +23.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.48 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Hampshire region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Hampshire region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Portsmouth -4 5 £239 - 1
Southampton -11 1 £190 -49.33%
Andover - - - -
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 15 (71.43%) Citrix
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (42.86%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (38.10%) Terminal Services
6 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) MSI
7 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 6 (28.57%) XenServer
8 5 (23.81%) SCCM
9 4 (19.05%) MS Office
9 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (19.05%) McAfee
9 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (19.05%) XenApp
9 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (19.05%) EdgeSight
10 3 (14.29%) Migration
10 3 (14.29%) AppSense
10 3 (14.29%) Altiris
11 2 (9.52%) NHS
11 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
11 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (4.76%) VB
12 1 (4.76%) WSH

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Server Support
3 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Deskside Support
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 9 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) Terminal Services
3 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) XenServer
5 4 (19.05%) XenApp
6 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) EdgeSight
3 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Citrix
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) McAfee
5 3 (14.29%) AppSense
5 3 (14.29%) Altiris