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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 35 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.41% 0.51% 4.57%
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 2.78% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 15
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
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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
39 36 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.05% 18.37% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 36
Average daily rate £466 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.12% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £138 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +19.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) AdminStudio
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Reuters
4 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (40.00%) Wyse
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Packager
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Reuters
4 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (40.00%) Wyse
5 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds