The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 227 221 203
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 19 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 3.53% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 13
Average daily rate £333 £416 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.07% +18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £487 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.55 - £15.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.82 £32.81
% change year-on-year
-8.34% -33.48%
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
988 1189 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 12.46% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 591 465
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 121 140
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the South East region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the South East region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -8 9 £340 -20.00% 1
East Sussex +15 5 £313 -16.66%
Hampshire +7 3 £433 +44.16%
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - -
Surrey -12 1 £375 -4.76%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V.

1 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 36 (73.47%) SCCM
3 30 (61.22%) Security Cleared
4 27 (55.10%) Windows 7
5 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
6 21 (42.86%) Citrix
7 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
8 17 (34.69%) DV Cleared
9 16 (32.65%) XenApp
9 16 (32.65%) Windows Server
9 16 (32.65%) C#
9 16 (32.65%) .NET
10 13 (26.53%) VMware
11 12 (24.49%) XenDesktop
12 11 (22.45%) AppSense
13 8 (16.33%) vSphere
13 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
14 7 (14.29%) Application Packaging
14 7 (14.29%) XenServer
14 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 7 (14.29%) EdgeSight
14 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (14.29%) ITIL
15 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
15 6 (12.24%) MSI
15 6 (12.24%) NetScaler
16 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
16 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (10.20%) Wyse

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) NetScaler
2 5 (10.20%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (6.12%) DHCP
4 3 (6.12%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.04%) IPv4
6 1 (2.04%) IPv6
6 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MSI
2 4 (8.16%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (2.04%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Applications Packager
2 16 (32.65%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Citrix Expert
5 5 (10.20%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Subject Matter Expert
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.04%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
1 5 (10.20%) PKI
2 3 (6.12%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.12%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Windows 7
3 16 (32.65%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Application Packaging
1 7 (14.29%) ITIL
2 5 (10.20%) Migration
3 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Application Discovery
5 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.08%) Change Control
5 2 (4.08%) Coaching
5 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.04%) CRM
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.04%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) C#
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.16%) VBScript
4 2 (4.08%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Security Cleared
2 17 (34.69%) DV Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (6.12%) CCA
6 2 (4.08%) CCEE
6 2 (4.08%) Degree
6 2 (4.08%) MCSE
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.04%) CCAA
7 1 (2.04%) CCEA
7 1 (2.04%) CCIA
7 1 (2.04%) MCP
7 1 (2.04%) VCAP
7 1 (2.04%) VCP5
7 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (32.65%) XenApp
3 12 (24.49%) XenDesktop
4 8 (16.33%) vSphere
5 7 (14.29%) XenServer
6 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
7 3 (6.12%) Terminal Services
7 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (73.47%) SCCM
2 7 (14.29%) EdgeSight
3 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) ThinApp
4 1 (2.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.86%) Citrix
3 13 (26.53%) VMware
4 11 (22.45%) AppSense
5 5 (10.20%) Wyse
6 2 (4.08%) Altiris
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle