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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 31 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.25% 0.45% 3.87%
As % of the System Software category 8.11% 3.03% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£470 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.36 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.44% +11.84%
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 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.42% 14.93% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 40
Average daily rate £470 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £142 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.94 £17.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £17.45 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 2 June 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VBScript
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
4 4 (57.14%) AdminStudio
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) vSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Lync
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Wyse
6 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
6 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) Reuters
6 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) AdminStudio
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
1 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) BCP
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) VBScript
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Wyse
4 2 (28.57%) Reuters
4 2 (28.57%) Bloomberg
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds