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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 126 126 133
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 16 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.43% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 4.68% 4.45% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
Median daily rate £313 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -7.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £369 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.64% +22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.15 £15.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+61.00% -30.23%
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
342 292 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.76% 9.56% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 140 193
Median daily rate £350 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 37
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% +44.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.27 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £34.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 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
Gloucestershire +14 9 £130 -21.21%
Bristol +5 5 £313 +7.75%
Dorset -11 1 £345 -23.33%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 West region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) SCCM
2 16 (76.19%) XenApp
2 16 (76.19%) XenDesktop
3 15 (71.43%) Citrix
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
5 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
6 11 (52.38%) AppSense
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 7 (33.33%) Thin Client
9 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 7 (33.33%) Migration
9 7 (33.33%) Fat Client
9 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 6 (28.57%) BitLocker
10 6 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
10 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (28.57%) Cisco
10 6 (28.57%) HP
10 6 (28.57%) VPN
11 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
11 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
12 4 (19.05%) Performance Optimisation
12 4 (19.05%) Canon
12 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (19.05%) UAG

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 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (19.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) VPN
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 4 (19.05%) VoIP
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
4 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Azure Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Server Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 7 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) CMDB
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Application Virtualisation
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (19.05%) Service Management
4 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
6 1 (4.76%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCP
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) XenApp
1 16 (76.19%) XenDesktop
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) BitLocker
4 4 (19.05%) UAG
4 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
4 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Citrix
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) AppSense
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) CA
5 4 (19.05%) Canon
5 4 (19.05%) Sophos
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 4 (19.05%) Wyse
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Forcepoint
6 2 (9.52%) Polycom
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec