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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 255 202 170
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 23 62 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.62% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 1.81% 4.87% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 36
Average daily rate £343 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £31.00 £31.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +46.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £31.50 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £31.50 £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.08 £15.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -31.81%
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
1273 1274 1134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.21% 12.80% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 645 524
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 141 155
Average hourly rate £21.33 £18.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Surrey -12 8 £375 +37.61%
Berkshire -21 5 £325 -22.06%
Hampshire -11 3 £400 +45.45% 2
Oxfordshire +7 2 £363 +34.25%
East Sussex 0 2 £325 -7.14%
West Sussex - 2 £280 -
Kent -26 1 £290 -
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) SCCM
3 22 (55.00%) Citrix
4 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
5 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (45.00%) XenApp
5 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
6 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
7 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 15 (37.50%) XenDesktop
9 13 (32.50%) XenServer
10 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (27.50%) AppSense
11 10 (25.00%) VMware
11 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 10 (25.00%) EdgeSight
12 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (20.00%) Application Packaging
13 8 (20.00%) MSI
13 8 (20.00%) ITIL
14 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
14 7 (17.50%) Wyse
14 7 (17.50%) PKI
15 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (15.00%) VBScript
16 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
16 5 (12.50%) DNS
16 5 (12.50%) MCSE
16 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.00%) DHCP
4 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) NAS
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MSI
2 3 (7.50%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (5.00%) AdminStudio
3 2 (5.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Applications Packager
2 10 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 10 (25.00%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Citrix Expert
3 7 (17.50%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
3 7 (17.50%) Subject Matter Expert
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared Application Packager
4 4 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Office 365 Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) PKI
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 18 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
8 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.00%) Linux
9 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Application Discovery
4 2 (5.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (5.00%) CRM
4 2 (5.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Coaching
5 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.50%) Records Management
5 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) VBScript
3 4 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCP
5 2 (5.00%) CCA
5 2 (5.00%) MCDST
5 2 (5.00%) MCSA
5 2 (5.00%) RHCE
5 2 (5.00%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.50%) CCEA
6 1 (2.50%) CCEE
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (47.50%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) XenApp
3 15 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 13 (32.50%) XenServer
5 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (10.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (62.50%) SCCM
2 10 (25.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Citrix
2 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) AppSense
4 10 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (17.50%) Wyse
6 4 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
8 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.50%) Altiris
9 1 (2.50%) Intel Security