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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 112 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 30 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.27% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 8.72% 3.16% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £463 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £374 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.13 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.56%
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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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
344 190 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.84% 8.51% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 105 128
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 27
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.30 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) SCCM
3 23 (56.10%) Windows 7
3 23 (56.10%) MSI
4 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
5 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
5 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
6 13 (31.71%) Application Packaging
6 13 (31.71%) Citrix
7 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
8 11 (26.83%) Windows XP
8 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
10 8 (19.51%) ITIL
10 8 (19.51%) VMware
11 7 (17.07%) Altiris
11 7 (17.07%) JSP
11 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
11 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop
11 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
11 7 (17.07%) AppDNA
11 7 (17.07%) Compatibility Testing
11 7 (17.07%) Software Distribution
12 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) AdminStudio
13 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
13 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (9.76%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
1 4 (9.76%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.32%) LAN
2 3 (7.32%) WAN
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) MSI
2 5 (12.20%) AdminStudio
3 3 (7.32%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.88%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Applications Packager
2 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
2 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) SCCM Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Technician
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.88%) Auditor
4 2 (4.88%) Design Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Support Technician
4 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Design Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (2.44%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Application Packaging
2 7 (17.07%) JSP
3 2 (4.88%) WSH
4 1 (2.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.76%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.32%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.32%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.83%) Windows XP
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
2 7 (17.07%) Compatibility Testing
2 7 (17.07%) Software Distribution
3 4 (9.76%) Service Management
4 3 (7.32%) System Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security
6 1 (2.44%) ITSM
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) VB
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (60.98%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) AppDNA
3 4 (9.76%) SCOM
4 3 (7.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Citrix
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) Altiris
5 4 (9.76%) Nortel
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) Sophos
7 2 (4.88%) AppSense
8 1 (2.44%) Lumension
8 1 (2.44%) McAfee
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