The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 135 142 118
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 8 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.36% 0.95%
As % of the System Software category 2.42% 3.51% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 19
Median daily rate £320 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £339 £315
% change year-on-year
-21.77% +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.68 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +7.62%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
330 342 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.38% 10.22% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 168 207
Median daily rate £330 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £129 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 37
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.19 £25.00
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 West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the South West region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the South West region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol -1 6 £300 +71.42%
Wiltshire +1 2 £320 -41.81%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) SCCM
3 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
5 13 (59.09%) Migration
6 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (45.45%) XenApp
7 10 (45.45%) XenDesktop
7 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
8 9 (40.91%) Citrix
9 8 (36.36%) MSI
9 8 (36.36%) MS Office
9 8 (36.36%) VMware
9 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (31.82%) Software Deployment
10 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
10 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (31.82%) Release Management
10 7 (31.82%) Application Packaging
10 7 (31.82%) Application Virtualisation
10 7 (31.82%) Finance
10 7 (31.82%) VBScript
10 7 (31.82%) VB
11 6 (27.27%) HP
11 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (27.27%) AppSense
11 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
12 5 (22.73%) Time Management
13 4 (18.18%) Client/Server

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) VoIP
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MSI
2 4 (18.18%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Citrix Consultant
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Applications Packager
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 2 (9.09%) CMDB
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (31.82%) Windows 10
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) Application Packaging
2 7 (31.82%) Application Virtualisation
2 7 (31.82%) Release Management
2 7 (31.82%) Software Deployment
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Licensing
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) VB
2 7 (31.82%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 10 (45.45%) XenApp
1 10 (45.45%) XenDesktop
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.64%) BitLocker
4 2 (9.09%) UAG
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (86.36%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 6 (27.27%) AppSense
4 6 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
5 3 (13.64%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) Canon
6 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
6 2 (9.09%) Sophos
7 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.55%) Polycom
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Wyse