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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 187 165 145
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 69 83 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.90% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 5.67% 7.81% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 50
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£338 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% +79.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £17.86
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +20.38%
Microsoft App-V
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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
1218 1063 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.30% 11.54% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 484 470
Average daily rate £365 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 151 173
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -11.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.84 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
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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 +16 39 £417 +4.25% 5
Hampshire -11 14 £275 -12.69% 1
Surrey -3 7 £273 -27.57% 1
East Sussex -11 3 £350 +0.71%
Oxfordshire - 3 £290 -
Buckinghamshire -16 2 £325 +25.00%
M4 Corridor 0 1 £310 -
Kent -3 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 88 (80.73%) Windows
2 72 (66.06%) SCCM
3 66 (60.55%) Security Cleared
4 53 (48.62%) Windows 7
5 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
6 42 (38.53%) MSI
7 41 (37.61%) Citrix
8 40 (36.70%) Application Packaging
9 33 (30.28%) SC Cleared
10 32 (29.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (26.61%) DV Cleared
11 29 (26.61%) Active Directory
12 25 (22.94%) XenApp
13 24 (22.02%) AppSense
14 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (16.51%) .NET
15 18 (16.51%) C#
16 16 (14.68%) VMware
17 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (12.84%) Migration
18 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
18 14 (12.84%) HP
19 13 (11.93%) Windows XP
20 12 (11.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
21 10 (9.17%) VBScript
21 10 (9.17%) vSphere
22 9 (8.26%) Hyper-V
23 8 (7.34%) XenDesktop
23 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
24 7 (6.42%) EdgeSight

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 8 (7.34%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.59%) Lync
4 4 (3.67%) IIS
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) DHCP
4 2 (1.83%) LAN
4 2 (1.83%) NAS
4 2 (1.83%) WAN
5 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.92%) SAN
5 1 (0.92%) VoIP
5 1 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 42 (38.53%) MSI
2 6 (5.50%) AdminStudio
3 5 (4.59%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (1.83%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (4.59%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (53.21%) Applications Packager
2 10 (9.17%) Consultant
3 6 (5.50%) Analyst
4 5 (4.59%) Architect
4 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (3.67%) Field Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (3.67%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (3.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (2.75%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (2.75%) Citrix Support
6 3 (2.75%) Support Specialist
6 3 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (2.75%) Team Leader
7 2 (1.83%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix Consultant
7 2 (1.83%) Support Consultant
7 2 (1.83%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.70%) Application Packaging
2 18 (16.51%) .NET
3 2 (1.83%) WSH
4 1 (0.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
1 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.83%) PKI
2 2 (1.83%) Fat Client
2 2 (1.83%) Thin Client
2 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 88 (80.73%) Windows
2 53 (48.62%) Windows 7
3 32 (29.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (11.93%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.83%) UNIX
7 2 (1.83%) Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.84%) Migration
2 4 (3.67%) QMS
2 4 (3.67%) Data Migration
3 3 (2.75%) Change Management
3 3 (2.75%) High Availability
3 3 (2.75%) ITIL
3 3 (2.75%) Project Management
4 2 (1.83%) Service Management
4 2 (1.83%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (1.83%) Software Distribution
4 2 (1.83%) Configuration Management
5 1 (0.92%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (0.92%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (0.92%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (0.92%) Line Management
5 1 (0.92%) Mentoring
5 1 (0.92%) Coaching
5 1 (0.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (0.92%) Identity Management
5 1 (0.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.51%) C#
2 14 (12.84%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.17%) VBScript
4 6 (5.50%) VB
4 6 (5.50%) SQL
5 2 (1.83%) C
6 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (60.55%) Security Cleared
2 33 (30.28%) SC Cleared
3 29 (26.61%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.83%) MCTS
5 2 (1.83%) MCITP
5 2 (1.83%) Degree
5 2 (1.83%) MCSE
5 2 (1.83%) CCA
5 2 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (26.61%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.94%) XenApp
3 10 (9.17%) vSphere
4 9 (8.26%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.34%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.59%) XenServer
6 5 (4.59%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 72 (66.06%) SCCM
2 12 (11.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (6.42%) EdgeSight
4 6 (5.50%) SCOM
5 3 (2.75%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.75%) WSUS
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (1.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.92%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (47.71%) Microsoft
2 41 (37.61%) Citrix
3 24 (22.02%) AppSense
4 16 (14.68%) VMware
5 14 (12.84%) HP
6 4 (3.67%) Dell
6 4 (3.67%) Oracle
6 4 (3.67%) Altiris
7 2 (1.83%) Reuters
7 2 (1.83%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.83%) McAfee
7 2 (1.83%) Wyse
8 1 (0.92%) Google
8 1 (0.92%) Qualys
8 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco
8 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.92%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 6 days ago