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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 38 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.04% - 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
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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
45 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.57% 17.01% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 26
Average daily rate £400 £381 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +74.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £11.35 £11.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -76.84%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Microsoft App-V
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Lync
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) VMware