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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England / South West
Rank 118 140 116
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 14 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.10% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 4.58% 0.91% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 10
Median daily rate £325 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £347
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%

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
306 331 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.89% 11.06% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 202 140
Median daily rate £325 £335 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 49
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.49 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 18 January 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 +13 13 £320 +12.28% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -
Microsoft App-V
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) SCCM
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
4 18 (72.00%) VMware
5 17 (68.00%) MS Office
6 15 (60.00%) AppSense
7 14 (56.00%) Thin Client
7 14 (56.00%) Fat Client
8 13 (52.00%) XenApp
9 12 (48.00%) Application Virtualisation
10 11 (44.00%) XenDesktop
11 10 (40.00%) Wyse
11 10 (40.00%) Finance
11 10 (40.00%) VMware ESX
11 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
12 9 (36.00%) Application Packaging
12 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
12 9 (36.00%) MSI
12 9 (36.00%) Citrix
13 8 (32.00%) DNS
13 8 (32.00%) VBScript
13 8 (32.00%) Migration
13 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
14 7 (28.00%) BitLocker
14 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
14 7 (28.00%) Software Deployment
14 7 (28.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

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 7 (28.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (68.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (12.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MSI
2 3 (12.00%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) SCCM Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Packager
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Fat Client
1 14 (56.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 10 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 9 (36.00%) Application Packaging
4 8 (32.00%) Migration
5 7 (28.00%) Release Management
5 7 (28.00%) Software Deployment
6 5 (20.00%) Time Management
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
9 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
9 1 (4.00%) Service Management
9 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (32.00%) VBScript
3 7 (28.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (76.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (52.00%) XenApp
4 11 (44.00%) XenDesktop
5 10 (40.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (28.00%) BitLocker
7 6 (24.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (28.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (16.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (72.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) AppSense
4 10 (40.00%) Wyse
5 9 (36.00%) Citrix
6 7 (28.00%) Symantec
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) CA
8 5 (20.00%) Dell
9 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
10 2 (8.00%) Polycom
10 2 (8.00%) Xerox
11 1 (4.00%) HP
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