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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England / South West
Rank 106 138 128
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 29 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 0.27% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 9.86% 2.29% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 9
Median daily rate £500 £228 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.78% -24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £125 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £298 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year
-20.70% -8.34%

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
294 349 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.89% 11.65% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 208 150
Median daily rate £325 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 42
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.50 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +24 25 £325 +25.00%
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
3 22 (62.86%) DNS
4 21 (60.00%) SCCM
5 20 (57.14%) Skype for Business
5 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 18 (51.43%) AppSense
6 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
6 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
7 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (48.57%) Fat Client
7 17 (48.57%) Thin Client
8 16 (45.71%) XenApp
9 15 (42.86%) Finance
10 14 (40.00%) VMware
10 14 (40.00%) XenDesktop
10 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (37.14%) Windows 10
11 13 (37.14%) Citrix
11 13 (37.14%) MS Office
11 13 (37.14%) VMware ESX
11 13 (37.14%) Wyse
11 13 (37.14%) Incident Management
12 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (31.43%) Skype
13 11 (31.43%) Cisco
14 10 (28.57%) Client/Server
15 8 (22.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 8 (22.86%) Office 365

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 20 (57.14%) Skype for Business
2 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
4 7 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) DNS
2 11 (31.43%) Skype
3 8 (22.86%) DHCP
4 7 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (17.14%) VPN
6 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MSI
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Citrix Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Active Directory Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Packager
7 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Active Directory Architect
8 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared DBA
8 1 (2.86%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Lync Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Server Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Fat Client
1 17 (48.57%) Thin Client
2 10 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
2 18 (51.43%) Windows Server
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (37.14%) Windows 10
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Incident Management
2 6 (17.14%) Application Packaging
2 6 (17.14%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 5 (14.29%) Change Management
3 5 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Management
5 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.57%) Security Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Service Management
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (45.71%) XenApp
3 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 13 (37.14%) VMware ESX
5 8 (22.86%) BitLocker
5 8 (22.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (17.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 21 (60.00%) SCCM
2 8 (22.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (8.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) AppSense
3 14 (40.00%) VMware
4 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 13 (37.14%) Wyse
5 11 (31.43%) Cisco
6 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
6 8 (22.86%) Symantec
7 7 (20.00%) Dell
8 6 (17.14%) CA
9 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
9 4 (11.43%) Xerox
10 3 (8.57%) SAP
11 2 (5.71%) Polycom
12 1 (2.86%) HP
12 1 (2.86%) Tandberg