The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Hampshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 111 82 97
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 8 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.38% 1.43% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.68% 9.58% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 3
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -65.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £20.01 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.84% -36.49%
System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
299 261 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.33% 14.97% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 133 88
Average daily rate £327 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 45
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
Microsoft App-V
South East

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
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 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Southampton -13 1 £305 -10.29%
Hook - - - -
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 21 (87.50%) Citrix
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) Terminal Services
4 10 (41.67%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (41.67%) XenServer
5 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 8 (33.33%) XenApp
5 8 (33.33%) SCCM
5 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL
7 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Application Packaging
8 5 (20.83%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (20.83%) JSP
8 5 (20.83%) AppDNA
8 5 (20.83%) Software Distribution
9 4 (16.67%) MSI
10 3 (12.50%) AppSense
11 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
11 2 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
11 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) Altiris
11 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (8.33%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MSI
2 2 (8.33%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (20.83%) JSP
3 2 (8.33%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Compatibility Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Software Distribution
3 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) XenServer
3 8 (33.33%) XenApp
3 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) AppDNA
3 2 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Citrix
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) AppSense
5 2 (8.33%) Altiris