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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 242 220 205
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 23 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 2.19% 4.64% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 31
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £487 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.68 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1051 1228 1114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.14% 12.39% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 682 561
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £207 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 142 138
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Oxfordshire +5 10 £400 +33.33%
Hampshire +8 3 £350 +27.27%
Kent +8 3 £215 -54.49%
Berkshire -20 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £298 -8.46%
Surrey 0 2 £320 -11.72%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (83.33%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) SCCM
3 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
5 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
6 19 (45.24%) Citrix
7 17 (40.48%) PowerShell
8 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
8 13 (30.95%) Office 365
8 13 (30.95%) AppSense
8 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (28.57%) XenApp
9 12 (28.57%) MSI
10 11 (26.19%) DNS
10 11 (26.19%) ITIL
10 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
10 11 (26.19%) XenDesktop
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 10 (23.81%) PKI
12 9 (21.43%) Application Packaging
12 9 (21.43%) BYOD
12 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
13 8 (19.05%) Mobile Device Management
13 8 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (19.05%) DHCP
13 8 (19.05%) Kerberos
13 8 (19.05%) LDAP
13 8 (19.05%) Mac OS X

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Office 365
2 10 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) DHCP
2 8 (19.05%) Kerberos
2 8 (19.05%) LDAP
3 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) 3G
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MSI
2 2 (4.76%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.38%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Applications Packager
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Designer
3 6 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Expert
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
5 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared Application Packager
5 3 (7.14%) Subject Matter Expert
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) PKI
2 9 (21.43%) BYOD
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.38%) NHS
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (83.33%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 13 (30.95%) Windows 7
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 8 (19.05%) Mac OS X
6 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.76%) Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Application Packaging
3 8 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (19.05%) Mobile Device Management
3 8 (19.05%) Problem Management
4 7 (16.67%) Email Filtering
4 7 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 7 (16.67%) Service Design
5 5 (11.90%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (11.90%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
7 3 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
8 2 (4.76%) Application Discovery
8 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Operations Management
8 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) MCSE
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCP
4 2 (4.76%) RHCE
4 2 (4.76%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.38%) CCA
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) HNC
5 1 (2.38%) MCDST
5 1 (2.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (28.57%) XenApp
3 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.19%) XenDesktop
4 7 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (14.29%) XenServer
6 3 (7.14%) BitLocker
7 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (71.43%) SCCM
2 8 (19.05%) SCOM
3 4 (9.52%) EdgeSight
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (2.38%) ThinApp
6 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (45.24%) Citrix
3 13 (30.95%) AppSense
4 7 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 3 (7.14%) Wyse
6 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) Altiris
7 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg