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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 43 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 85 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.15% 0.64% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 24.78% 8.06% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 0 0
Median daily rate £271 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 £13.03 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -29.41%
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
343 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.82% 7.94% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 21 38
Median daily rate £275 £275 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £184 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 1
Median hourly rate £31.25 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +20 84 £273 - 5
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 78 (90.70%) Active Directory
2 76 (88.37%) Windows
3 75 (87.21%) Citrix
3 75 (87.21%) VMware
4 74 (86.05%) DHCP
5 71 (82.56%) AppSense
6 67 (77.91%) Microsoft
7 65 (75.58%) XenApp
8 55 (63.95%) Security Cleared
9 54 (62.79%) DNS
10 52 (60.47%) SCCM
11 49 (56.98%) XenServer
11 49 (56.98%) XenDesktop
12 46 (53.49%) Windows Server
13 45 (52.33%) SC Cleared
13 45 (52.33%) ITIL
14 41 (47.67%) Software Delivery
15 39 (45.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (44.19%) Degree
16 38 (44.19%) Computer Science
17 36 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 36 (41.86%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (41.86%) ThinPrint
18 30 (34.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 28 (32.56%) HP
20 27 (31.40%) IIS
21 24 (27.91%) Windows 7
22 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
22 21 (24.42%) BPSS Clearance
22 21 (24.42%) Disclosure Scotland

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 27 (31.40%) IIS
2 20 (23.26%) Skype for Business
3 19 (22.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (22.09%) MS Exchange
4 7 (8.14%) Apache
4 7 (8.14%) IBM Notes
5 4 (4.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
2 3 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 74 (86.05%) DHCP
2 54 (62.79%) DNS
3 14 (16.28%) SMS
4 13 (15.12%) 3G
4 13 (15.12%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (8.14%) Firewall
6 6 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (3.49%) HTTP
7 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MSI
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Support Engineer
2 18 (20.93%) Desktop Support
3 13 (15.12%) Desktop Engineer
3 13 (15.12%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.81%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Citrix Support
8 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Wintel Support
9 3 (3.49%) Change Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.19%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
3 13 (15.12%) Fat Client
3 13 (15.12%) Thin Client
4 10 (11.63%) Data Centre
5 7 (8.14%) Clustering
6 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.33%) CMDB
8 1 (1.16%) AS400
8 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.16%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 76 (88.37%) Windows
2 46 (53.49%) Windows Server
3 36 (41.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 36 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (27.91%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.98%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.33%) Linux
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.16%) HPUX
7 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) ITIL
2 41 (47.67%) Software Delivery
3 21 (24.42%) Service Delivery
4 19 (22.09%) Business Continuity
4 19 (22.09%) Project Management
5 18 (20.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 15 (17.44%) Software Distribution
7 10 (11.63%) Application Packaging
8 8 (9.30%) Escalation Management
9 7 (8.14%) High Availability
10 6 (6.98%) ITIL V3
11 5 (5.81%) Analytics
11 5 (5.81%) Change Management
11 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
12 3 (3.49%) Release Management
13 2 (2.33%) Configuration Management
13 2 (2.33%) CRM
13 2 (2.33%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 10 (11.63%) T-SQL
3 10 (11.63%) VB
3 10 (11.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (63.95%) Security Cleared
2 45 (52.33%) SC Cleared
3 38 (44.19%) Degree
4 21 (24.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) CCNA
8 1 (1.16%) CCNP
8 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.16%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.16%) MCP
8 1 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (90.70%) Active Directory
2 65 (75.58%) XenApp
3 49 (56.98%) XenDesktop
3 49 (56.98%) XenServer
4 39 (45.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (23.26%) Hyper-V
6 7 (8.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 52 (60.47%) SCCM
2 30 (34.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 20 (23.26%) EdgeSight
3 20 (23.26%) SafeCom
3 20 (23.26%) XenMobile
4 12 (13.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 8 (9.30%) OpenView
6 7 (8.14%) Perfmon
7 6 (6.98%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 75 (87.21%) Citrix
1 75 (87.21%) VMware
2 71 (82.56%) AppSense
3 67 (77.91%) Microsoft
4 36 (41.86%) ThinPrint
5 28 (32.56%) HP
6 20 (23.26%) SAP
7 8 (9.30%) Oracle
8 7 (8.14%) Lotus
9 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.16%) Wall Street Systems
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