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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 35 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 113 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.05% 0.84% -
As % of the System Software category 24.41% 7.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 69 2 0
Median daily rate £265 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.03 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £13.71 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -35.48%
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
463 89 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.90% 10.71% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 45 50
Median daily rate £280 £275 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £453 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 17 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.23% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +20 112 £265 -3.63%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 109 (93.16%) Active Directory
2 107 (91.45%) Windows
3 106 (90.60%) Citrix
4 105 (89.74%) DHCP
5 102 (87.18%) VMware
6 96 (82.05%) Microsoft
7 94 (80.34%) AppSense
8 88 (75.21%) XenApp
9 81 (69.23%) DNS
10 70 (59.83%) SCCM
11 69 (58.97%) XenServer
11 69 (58.97%) XenDesktop
12 66 (56.41%) Security Cleared
13 63 (53.85%) ITIL
14 61 (52.14%) Windows Server
15 59 (50.43%) Software Delivery
16 53 (45.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 53 (45.30%) SC Cleared
17 48 (41.03%) Degree
17 48 (41.03%) Computer Science
18 46 (39.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 44 (37.61%) Windows Server 2003
19 44 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
19 44 (37.61%) ThinPrint
20 40 (34.19%) HP
21 39 (33.33%) SQL
21 39 (33.33%) IIS
22 33 (28.21%) Windows 7
23 32 (27.35%) MSI
24 30 (25.64%) 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 39 (33.33%) IIS
2 26 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 25 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (21.37%) MS Exchange
4 15 (12.82%) Apache
4 15 (12.82%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.42%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
2 3 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 105 (89.74%) DHCP
2 81 (69.23%) DNS
3 16 (13.68%) 3G
3 16 (13.68%) SMS
3 16 (13.68%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (12.82%) Firewall
5 6 (5.13%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.56%) HTTP
6 3 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (27.35%) MSI
Job Titles
1 36 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 20 (17.09%) Desktop Support
3 18 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 17 (14.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (8.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (7.69%) Wintel Support
9 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 5 (4.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Citrix Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Server Support
10 5 (4.27%) Wintel Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Citrix Support
11 4 (3.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) SCCM Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Wintel Support Engineer
12 3 (2.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (41.03%) Computer Science
2 25 (21.37%) Management Information System
3 16 (13.68%) Fat Client
3 16 (13.68%) Thin Client
4 15 (12.82%) Clustering
5 10 (8.55%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.13%) CMDB
7 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) AS400
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 107 (91.45%) Windows
2 61 (52.14%) Windows Server
3 44 (37.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (37.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (28.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.42%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.71%) Linux
8 1 (0.85%) HPUX
8 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.85%) ITIL
2 59 (50.43%) Software Delivery
3 29 (24.79%) Service Delivery
4 24 (20.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 23 (19.66%) Business Continuity
5 23 (19.66%) Project Management
6 22 (18.80%) Software Distribution
7 18 (15.38%) Application Packaging
8 15 (12.82%) High Availability
9 13 (11.11%) Escalation Management
9 13 (11.11%) ITIL V3
10 10 (8.55%) Incident Management
10 10 (8.55%) Problem Management
11 9 (7.69%) Change Management
11 9 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (5.13%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.13%) CRM
12 6 (5.13%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.13%) Knowledge Management
13 5 (4.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.33%) SQL
2 22 (18.80%) PowerShell
3 20 (17.09%) T-SQL
3 20 (17.09%) VB
3 20 (17.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (56.41%) Security Cleared
2 53 (45.30%) SC Cleared
3 48 (41.03%) Degree
4 30 (25.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 21 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) CCNA
8 1 (0.85%) CCNP
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.85%) MCP
8 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (25.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (8.55%) SLA
System Software
1 109 (93.16%) Active Directory
2 88 (75.21%) XenApp
3 69 (58.97%) XenDesktop
3 69 (58.97%) XenServer
4 53 (45.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 15 (12.82%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 70 (59.83%) SCCM
2 46 (39.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 24 (20.51%) EdgeSight
3 24 (20.51%) SafeCom
3 24 (20.51%) XenMobile
4 20 (17.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 16 (13.68%) OpenView
6 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 15 (12.82%) Perfmon
7 10 (8.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 106 (90.60%) Citrix
2 102 (87.18%) VMware
3 96 (82.05%) Microsoft
4 94 (80.34%) AppSense
5 44 (37.61%) ThinPrint
6 40 (34.19%) HP
7 24 (20.51%) SAP
8 16 (13.68%) Oracle
9 15 (12.82%) Lotus
10 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.85%) Wall Street Systems