The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank - 64 63
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category - 1.27% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.82 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-8.34% -30.85%
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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
60 79 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.45% 12.27% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 32
Average daily rate £338 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £528 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £29.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.57% +128.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.75 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) XenMobile
3 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) AppSense
4 3 (50.00%) ThinPrint
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Network Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) XenMobile
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) ThinPrint
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec