The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 187 138 211
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +73
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 53 99 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 1.17% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 8.86% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 67 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £180 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £408 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -65.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -33.87%
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1007 1118 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.97% 13.22% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 560 350
Average daily rate £325 £333 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 141 138
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 -1 24 £390 +11.42% 5
Buckinghamshire -4 15 £300 -11.11% 2
Hampshire -28 6 £320 -1.53%
Surrey -26 5 £400 +23.07%
Kent -2 2 £400 +45.45% 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 79 (58.52%) Windows
2 74 (54.81%) Citrix
3 65 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 64 (47.41%) Windows 7
5 52 (38.52%) SCCM
6 47 (34.81%) Security Cleared
7 44 (32.59%) Application Packaging
8 41 (30.37%) MSI
9 39 (28.89%) XenDesktop
10 37 (27.41%) XenApp
10 37 (27.41%) Active Directory
11 31 (22.96%) AppSense
12 27 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 22 (16.30%) DV Cleared
14 21 (15.56%) PowerShell
14 21 (15.56%) VMware
15 19 (14.07%) Windows XP
16 18 (13.33%) XenServer
17 17 (12.59%) Windows 8
18 16 (11.85%) VB
19 15 (11.11%) Migration
19 15 (11.11%) Firewall
20 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V
20 13 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 13 (9.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
20 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
20 13 (9.63%) Wise Package Studio
21 12 (8.89%) SQL
21 12 (8.89%) ITIL
21 12 (8.89%) Terminal Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (5.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (3.70%) CloudStack
3 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.22%) Lync
4 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.11%) Firewall
2 7 (5.19%) NetScaler
3 6 (4.44%) DNS
4 5 (3.70%) DHCP
5 2 (1.48%) NAS
5 2 (1.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.74%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) VPN
6 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (30.37%) MSI
2 13 (9.63%) Wise Package Studio
3 9 (6.67%) AdminStudio
4 6 (4.44%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.19%) Finance
2 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.48%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (36.30%) Applications Packager
2 16 (11.85%) Consultant
3 15 (11.11%) Analyst
4 6 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (4.44%) Support Engineer
5 5 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (3.70%) Architect
5 5 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (2.96%) Citrix Consultant
6 4 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (2.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (1.48%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (1.48%) SCCM Consultant
8 2 (1.48%) Citrix Specialist
8 2 (1.48%) Network Support
8 2 (1.48%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (1.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.59%) Application Packaging
2 11 (8.15%) WSH
3 4 (2.96%) JSP
4 1 (0.74%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
1 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
1 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
2 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 79 (58.52%) Windows
2 64 (47.41%) Windows 7
3 19 (14.07%) Windows XP
4 17 (12.59%) Windows 8
5 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.22%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.48%) UNIX
9 2 (1.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (11.11%) Migration
2 12 (8.89%) ITIL
3 10 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (4.44%) Software Distribution
5 4 (2.96%) Software Deployment
5 4 (2.96%) Service Delivery
5 4 (2.96%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (2.22%) Information Security
6 3 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (2.22%) High Availability
7 2 (1.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.48%) Programme Management
7 2 (1.48%) Change Management
7 2 (1.48%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.48%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.48%) DNA
8 1 (0.74%) Project Management
8 1 (0.74%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (0.74%) Unit Testing
8 1 (0.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.85%) VB
3 12 (8.89%) SQL
4 8 (5.93%) VBScript
5 4 (2.96%) C
6 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (34.81%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 22 (16.30%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.48%) MCITP
5 2 (1.48%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) MCTS
6 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (28.89%) XenDesktop
2 37 (27.41%) XenApp
2 37 (27.41%) Active Directory
3 18 (13.33%) XenServer
4 13 (9.63%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (8.89%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.22%) vSphere
8 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (38.52%) SCCM
2 13 (9.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (5.19%) AppDNA
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.48%) SCOM
5 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.74%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 74 (54.81%) Citrix
2 65 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 31 (22.96%) AppSense
4 21 (15.56%) VMware
5 4 (2.96%) Lumension
5 4 (2.96%) Altiris
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco
7 2 (1.48%) Wyse
7 2 (1.48%) CA
7 2 (1.48%) McAfee
7 2 (1.48%) NetIQ
7 2 (1.48%) HP
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle
8 1 (0.74%) Symantec
8 1 (0.74%) Novell
8 1 (0.74%) Apple
Kent
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago