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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 249 198 176
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 21 66 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.71% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 1.81% 5.56% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 47 39
Median daily rate £363 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £417 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £291 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.92% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £31.00 £31.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +46.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £31.50 £20.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £31.50 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £15.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+136.66% -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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1159 1186 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.67% 12.69% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 587 501
Median daily rate £395 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 145 154
Median hourly rate £18.63 £20.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +25.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Surrey -6 8 £375 +37.61% 1
Berkshire -44 4 £286 -31.35%
Hampshire -3 3 £400 +45.45% 2
Oxfordshire +5 2 £363 +25.00%
West Sussex - 2 £280 - 1
East Sussex -1 1 £363 +3.57%
Kent -18 1 £290 -
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 35 (89.74%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) SCCM
3 21 (53.85%) Citrix
4 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 18 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 17 (43.59%) XenApp
5 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
6 16 (41.03%) XenDesktop
6 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
7 13 (33.33%) XenServer
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (28.21%) AppSense
10 10 (25.64%) EdgeSight
11 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 9 (23.08%) Application Packaging
11 9 (23.08%) MSI
12 8 (20.51%) VMware
13 7 (17.95%) Wyse
13 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
13 7 (17.95%) ITIL
13 7 (17.95%) PKI
14 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
15 5 (12.82%) NetScaler
15 5 (12.82%) VBScript
15 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
16 4 (10.26%) MCSE
16 4 (10.26%) HP

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) IaaS
2 2 (5.13%) PaaS
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) NetScaler
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.13%) DHCP
4 2 (5.13%) NAS
4 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MSI
2 3 (7.69%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (5.13%) AdminStudio
3 2 (5.13%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Applications Packager
2 10 (25.64%) Citrix Consultant
2 10 (25.64%) Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix Expert
3 7 (17.95%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
3 7 (17.95%) Subject Matter Expert
4 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared Application Packager
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Wintel Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Office 365 Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) PKI
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.13%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
2 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (89.74%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Windows 7
2 18 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.13%) Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Application Packaging
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.69%) Application Discovery
4 3 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (7.69%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (5.13%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.13%) Operations Management
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.56%) Records Management
6 1 (2.56%) Release Management
6 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) VBScript
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) MCSE
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) CCA
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCDST
4 2 (5.13%) MCP
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
4 2 (5.13%) RHCE
4 2 (5.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (43.59%) Active Directory
1 17 (43.59%) XenApp
2 16 (41.03%) XenDesktop
3 13 (33.33%) XenServer
4 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (10.26%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (64.10%) SCCM
2 10 (25.64%) EdgeSight
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Citrix
2 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (28.21%) AppSense
4 8 (20.51%) VMware
5 7 (17.95%) Wyse
6 4 (10.26%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.13%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat