The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 18 April 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 Middlesex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 26 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.19% 1.51% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 23.08% 15.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £315 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.20% -17.94%
System Software Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.16% 10.05% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 12
Average daily rate £469 £378 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.17% -3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Microsoft App-V
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) MSI
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) DNA
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) AppSense
3 2 (50.00%) AppDNA
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) MSI Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DNA
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft