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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 69 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 33 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.61% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 11.19% 3.57% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +85.16%
Microsoft App-V
England

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
295 84 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.30% 8.75% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 33 57
Median daily rate £310 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £533 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £12.88 £21.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £46.70 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the North East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 27 £263 -
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 70 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 69 (82.14%) Citrix
3 68 (80.95%) Active Directory
4 65 (77.38%) VMware
5 61 (72.62%) AppSense
6 60 (71.43%) DHCP
7 59 (70.24%) Windows
7 59 (70.24%) XenApp
8 52 (61.90%) SCCM
9 48 (57.14%) DNS
10 45 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (52.38%) Security Cleared
12 41 (48.81%) ITIL
13 39 (46.43%) SC Cleared
14 37 (44.05%) Software Delivery
15 36 (42.86%) XenServer
15 36 (42.86%) XenDesktop
16 34 (40.48%) Windows Server
17 32 (38.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 26 (30.95%) SQL
19 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (27.38%) ThinPrint
21 22 (26.19%) IIS
21 22 (26.19%) HP
22 21 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
22 21 (25.00%) Degree
22 21 (25.00%) Computer Science
22 21 (25.00%) Windows 7
23 20 (23.81%) MSI

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 22 (26.19%) IIS
2 10 (11.90%) Apache
2 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (11.90%) IBM Notes
2 10 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.90%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 60 (71.43%) DHCP
2 48 (57.14%) DNS
3 10 (11.90%) Firewall
4 8 (9.52%) 3G
4 8 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (4.76%) HTTP
5 4 (4.76%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.38%) SMS
7 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) MSI
2 1 (1.19%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Desktop Support
4 10 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (11.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) SCCM Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Wintel Support
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
9 3 (3.57%) Server Support
10 2 (2.38%) Software Design Engineer
10 2 (2.38%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.90%) Clustering
4 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (9.52%) Fat Client
4 8 (9.52%) Thin Client
5 6 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.95%) CMDB
7 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 59 (70.24%) Windows
2 34 (40.48%) Windows Server
3 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (11.90%) Windows 10
5 10 (11.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) ITIL
2 37 (44.05%) Software Delivery
3 19 (22.62%) Service Delivery
4 17 (20.24%) Application Packaging
4 17 (20.24%) Software Distribution
5 13 (15.48%) Business Continuity
5 13 (15.48%) Project Management
6 10 (11.90%) High Availability
6 10 (11.90%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 10 (11.90%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (9.52%) ITIL V3
8 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.33%) Service Design
9 5 (5.95%) Analytics
9 5 (5.95%) Change Management
9 5 (5.95%) CRM
9 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.95%) Escalation Management
9 5 (5.95%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) SQL
2 16 (19.05%) PowerShell
3 14 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 14 (16.67%) VB
3 14 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 39 (46.43%) SC Cleared
3 21 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (25.00%) Degree
4 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.95%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 59 (70.24%) XenApp
3 45 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 36 (42.86%) XenServer
5 16 (19.05%) Hyper-V
6 10 (11.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 52 (61.90%) SCCM
2 32 (38.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 18 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (14.29%) EdgeSight
4 12 (14.29%) SafeCom
4 12 (14.29%) XenMobile
5 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (11.90%) OpenView
5 10 (11.90%) Perfmon
6 7 (8.33%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.19%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 70 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 69 (82.14%) Citrix
3 65 (77.38%) VMware
4 61 (72.62%) AppSense
5 23 (27.38%) ThinPrint
6 22 (26.19%) HP
7 13 (15.48%) SAP
8 10 (11.90%) Lotus
8 10 (11.90%) Oracle
9 2 (2.38%) Autodesk