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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 75 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 35 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.58% 0.64% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 11.33% 5.98% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Median daily rate £276 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £353 £305
% change year-on-year
-3.54% +15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £26.75 £12.36 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.51% -58.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £23.68 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +8.24%
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
309 117 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.74% 10.70% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 51 35
Median daily rate £320 £356 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £233 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £635 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 20
Median hourly rate £26.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.36 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +2 34 £276 - 3
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 135 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 131 (87.33%) Citrix
3 125 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 125 (83.33%) Windows
4 124 (82.67%) DHCP
4 124 (82.67%) VMware
5 115 (76.67%) AppSense
6 103 (68.67%) XenApp
7 91 (60.67%) DNS
8 85 (56.67%) XenServer
8 85 (56.67%) XenDesktop
9 84 (56.00%) ITIL
10 82 (54.67%) SCCM
11 78 (52.00%) Security Cleared
12 71 (47.33%) Windows Server
13 69 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 67 (44.67%) SC Cleared
15 62 (41.33%) Software Delivery
16 56 (37.33%) Degree
16 56 (37.33%) Computer Science
17 53 (35.33%) HP
17 53 (35.33%) IIS
18 51 (34.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 51 (34.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 51 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 51 (34.00%) ThinPrint
19 48 (32.00%) SQL
20 43 (28.67%) Service Delivery
21 40 (26.67%) MSI
22 36 (24.00%) 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 53 (35.33%) IIS
2 29 (19.33%) Skype for Business
3 28 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (18.67%) MS Exchange
4 20 (13.33%) Apache
4 20 (13.33%) IBM Notes
5 7 (4.67%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 26 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.00%) MS Office
2 3 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 124 (82.67%) DHCP
2 91 (60.67%) DNS
3 20 (13.33%) Firewall
4 15 (10.00%) SMS
5 13 (8.67%) 3G
5 13 (8.67%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (4.67%) HTTP
6 7 (4.67%) HTTPS
7 5 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (26.67%) MSI
2 1 (0.67%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 45 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 24 (16.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 24 (16.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 23 (15.33%) Desktop Support
4 19 (12.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (7.33%) Wintel Support
7 9 (6.00%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.33%) SCCM Engineer
9 7 (4.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 6 (4.00%) Citrix Support
10 6 (4.00%) Server Support
10 6 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
12 4 (2.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (37.33%) Computer Science
2 34 (22.67%) Management Information System
3 20 (13.33%) Clustering
4 14 (9.33%) Data Centre
5 13 (8.67%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (8.67%) Fat Client
5 13 (8.67%) Thin Client
6 9 (6.00%) CMDB
7 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 125 (83.33%) Windows
2 71 (47.33%) Windows Server
3 51 (34.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 51 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (22.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (56.00%) ITIL
2 62 (41.33%) Software Delivery
3 43 (28.67%) Service Delivery
4 33 (22.00%) Business Continuity
4 33 (22.00%) Project Management
5 32 (21.33%) Software Distribution
6 28 (18.67%) Application Packaging
7 27 (18.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 20 (13.33%) High Availability
9 18 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
10 17 (11.33%) ITIL V3
11 16 (10.67%) Escalation Management
12 13 (8.67%) Incident Management
12 13 (8.67%) Problem Management
13 12 (8.00%) Change Management
14 10 (6.67%) Analytics
15 9 (6.00%) Configuration Management
15 9 (6.00%) CRM
15 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
15 9 (6.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.00%) SQL
2 28 (18.67%) PowerShell
3 24 (16.00%) T-SQL
3 24 (16.00%) VB
3 24 (16.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (44.67%) SC Cleared
3 56 (37.33%) Degree
4 36 (24.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 29 (19.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (8.67%) SLA
System Software
1 135 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 103 (68.67%) XenApp
3 85 (56.67%) XenDesktop
3 85 (56.67%) XenServer
4 69 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (19.33%) Hyper-V
6 20 (13.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 82 (54.67%) SCCM
2 51 (34.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 33 (22.00%) EdgeSight
3 33 (22.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 33 (22.00%) SafeCom
3 33 (22.00%) XenMobile
4 20 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 20 (13.33%) OpenView
4 20 (13.33%) Perfmon
5 14 (9.33%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 131 (87.33%) Citrix
2 125 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 124 (82.67%) VMware
4 115 (76.67%) AppSense
5 53 (35.33%) HP
6 51 (34.00%) ThinPrint
7 33 (22.00%) SAP
8 20 (13.33%) Lotus
8 20 (13.33%) Oracle
9 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.67%) Wall Street Systems
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