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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 46 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 94 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.21% 0.97% -
As % of the System Software category 22.22% 8.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 61 2 0
Median daily rate £248 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.48% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.03 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £13.71 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+108.78% -35.85%
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
423 101 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.96% 10.88% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 53 36
Median daily rate £270 £298 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £453 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 15 6
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £11.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +19 92 £250 -9.00%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 126 (94.03%) Active Directory
2 124 (92.54%) Windows
3 123 (91.79%) Citrix
4 122 (91.04%) DHCP
5 117 (87.31%) VMware
6 113 (84.33%) Microsoft
7 106 (79.10%) AppSense
8 100 (74.63%) XenApp
9 92 (68.66%) DNS
10 81 (60.45%) XenServer
10 81 (60.45%) XenDesktop
11 78 (58.21%) ITIL
12 76 (56.72%) SCCM
13 70 (52.24%) Security Cleared
14 69 (51.49%) Windows Server
15 64 (47.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 64 (47.76%) Software Delivery
16 57 (42.54%) SC Cleared
17 56 (41.79%) Degree
17 56 (41.79%) Computer Science
18 52 (38.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 50 (37.31%) Windows Server 2003
19 50 (37.31%) IIS
19 50 (37.31%) HP
19 50 (37.31%) Windows Server 2008
19 50 (37.31%) ThinPrint
20 47 (35.07%) SQL
21 40 (29.85%) Service Delivery
22 39 (29.10%) MSI
23 35 (26.12%) Windows 7

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 50 (37.31%) IIS
2 29 (21.64%) Skype for Business
3 28 (20.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (20.90%) MS Exchange
4 20 (14.93%) Apache
4 20 (14.93%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.99%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.24%) MS Office
2 3 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 122 (91.04%) DHCP
2 92 (68.66%) DNS
3 20 (14.93%) Firewall
4 16 (11.94%) 3G
4 16 (11.94%) SMS
4 16 (11.94%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.24%) HTTP
6 3 (2.24%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (29.10%) MSI
Job Titles
1 43 (32.09%) Support Engineer
2 23 (17.16%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 21 (15.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 20 (14.93%) Desktop Support
5 19 (14.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (8.21%) Wintel Support
8 10 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.48%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (4.48%) Citrix Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Server Support
9 6 (4.48%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Windows Support Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) Analyst
11 4 (2.99%) Citrix Support
11 4 (2.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (2.99%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (41.79%) Computer Science
2 34 (25.37%) Management Information System
3 20 (14.93%) Clustering
4 16 (11.94%) Fat Client
4 16 (11.94%) Thin Client
5 10 (7.46%) Data Centre
6 9 (6.72%) CMDB
7 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.75%) AS400
8 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 124 (92.54%) Windows
2 69 (51.49%) Windows Server
3 50 (37.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 50 (37.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (26.12%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.48%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.99%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.99%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.49%) Linux
8 1 (0.75%) HPUX
8 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (58.21%) ITIL
2 64 (47.76%) Software Delivery
3 40 (29.85%) Service Delivery
4 30 (22.39%) Business Continuity
4 30 (22.39%) Project Management
5 27 (20.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 23 (17.16%) Application Packaging
6 23 (17.16%) Software Distribution
7 20 (14.93%) High Availability
8 17 (12.69%) ITIL V3
9 16 (11.94%) Escalation Management
10 13 (9.70%) Incident Management
10 13 (9.70%) Problem Management
11 12 (8.96%) Change Management
12 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.72%) CRM
12 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.72%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (6.72%) Virtual Environments
13 5 (3.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.07%) SQL
2 25 (18.66%) PowerShell
3 23 (17.16%) T-SQL
3 23 (17.16%) VB
3 23 (17.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (52.24%) Security Cleared
2 57 (42.54%) SC Cleared
3 56 (41.79%) Degree
4 34 (25.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 26 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) CCNA
8 1 (0.75%) CCNP
8 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.75%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.75%) MCP
8 1 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (24.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (9.70%) SLA
System Software
1 126 (94.03%) Active Directory
2 100 (74.63%) XenApp
3 81 (60.45%) XenDesktop
3 81 (60.45%) XenServer
4 64 (47.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (21.64%) Hyper-V
6 20 (14.93%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 76 (56.72%) SCCM
2 52 (38.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 30 (22.39%) EdgeSight
3 30 (22.39%) SafeCom
3 30 (22.39%) XenMobile
4 25 (18.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 21 (15.67%) OpenView
6 20 (14.93%) Microsoft Clustering
6 20 (14.93%) Perfmon
7 14 (10.45%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 123 (91.79%) Citrix
2 117 (87.31%) VMware
3 113 (84.33%) Microsoft
4 106 (79.10%) AppSense
5 50 (37.31%) HP
5 50 (37.31%) ThinPrint
6 31 (23.13%) SAP
7 21 (15.67%) Oracle
8 20 (14.93%) Lotus
9 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.75%) Wall Street Systems