The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England / North East
Rank 84 74 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.99% 0.11% 0.81%
As % of the System Software category 7.96% 1.43% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £220 £350 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -53.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year
-20.70% -8.34%

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

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
113 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.49% 7.93% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 41
Median daily rate £280 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 5 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £11.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.95% -47.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £9.28 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £14.40 £27.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the North East region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the North East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -11 6 £215 -38.57%
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 36 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (70.83%) SCCM
3 33 (68.75%) XenApp
3 33 (68.75%) AppSense
3 33 (68.75%) Citrix
4 32 (66.67%) VMware
5 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
6 30 (62.50%) SC Cleared
7 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
8 23 (47.92%) Windows
8 23 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (43.75%) DHCP
9 21 (43.75%) Software Delivery
10 20 (41.67%) DNS
11 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 14 (29.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
14 12 (25.00%) ITIL
15 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
15 11 (22.92%) Software Distribution
16 10 (20.83%) Virtual Environments
16 10 (20.83%) ThinPrint
16 10 (20.83%) XenServer
16 10 (20.83%) XenDesktop
16 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
17 9 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 9 (18.75%) Windows 10
17 9 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) DHCP
2 20 (41.67%) DNS
3 6 (12.50%) 3G
3 6 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (8.33%) HTTP
4 4 (8.33%) HTTPS
5 3 (6.25%) SMS
6 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MSI
2 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 7 (14.58%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Design Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 6 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Software Delivery
2 12 (25.00%) ITIL
3 11 (22.92%) Software Distribution
4 10 (20.83%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (14.58%) Application Packaging
5 7 (14.58%) Service Design
6 5 (10.42%) Analytics
7 4 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.17%) Validation
8 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.25%) VB
2 3 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (68.75%) XenApp
2 29 (60.42%) Active Directory
3 23 (47.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 10 (20.83%) XenDesktop
4 10 (20.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (70.83%) SCCM
2 14 (29.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (18.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.08%) AppDNA
5 1 (2.08%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.08%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) AppSense
1 33 (68.75%) Citrix
2 32 (66.67%) VMware
3 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) ThinPrint
5 2 (4.17%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.08%) HP