The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 42 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.01% 0.72% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 8.11% 6.25% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£473 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.12% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.86% +6.09%
Microsoft App-V
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
37 32 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.50% 11.47% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 35
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Tonbridge - 1 £475 -
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (75.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) VBScript
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds