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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 54 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.79% 0.52% -
As % of the System Software category 5.38% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.00 £14.36
% change year-on-year
-28.40% +53.20%
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
93 68 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.69% 8.84% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 18
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 10
Average hourly rate £14.85 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.80% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £9.70 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £12.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £375 -
Microsoft App-V
East of England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP