The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Hertfordshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank - 57 68
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category - 1.45% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+6.09% -34.40%
System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
70 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.48% 11.29% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 18
Average daily rate £250 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.70 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £34.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
East of England

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 28 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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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
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
Microsoft App-V
East of England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (50.00%) ZENworks
2 2 (50.00%) MSI
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) NCDA
2 1 (25.00%) NCIE
2 1 (25.00%) VCAP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (50.00%) ZENworks
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix