The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Staines region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 11 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 18 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 10.71% 10.31% -
As % of the System Software category 54.55% 68.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.20% -17.94%
System Software Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 19.64% 14.95% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £388 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Microsoft App-V
Surrey

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 27 (90.00%) Citrix
2 27 (90.00%) AppSense
3 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
3 23 (76.67%) XenDesktop
4 21 (70.00%) XenApp
5 18 (60.00%) PowerShell
6 16 (53.33%) Windows 7
7 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (46.67%) Migration
9 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
9 11 (36.67%) ITIL
10 10 (33.33%) SQL
10 10 (33.33%) XenServer
10 10 (33.33%) CloudStack
10 10 (33.33%) NetScaler
11 8 (26.67%) VMware
11 8 (26.67%) NetBackup
11 8 (26.67%) XML
11 8 (26.67%) Symantec
11 8 (26.67%) MSI
11 8 (26.67%) Perl
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 8 (26.67%) NetApp
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (26.67%) SCOM
11 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (26.67%) vSphere
11 8 (26.67%) Lumension

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 10 (33.33%) CloudStack
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Applications Packager
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix Support
3 9 (30.00%) Consultant
3 9 (30.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (23.33%) Platform Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) MSI Packager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Migration
2 11 (36.67%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience Design
4 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) Java
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) XenDesktop
2 21 (70.00%) XenApp
3 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (33.33%) XenServer
5 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (26.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) NetBackup
1 8 (26.67%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Citrix
1 27 (90.00%) AppSense
2 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Symantec
3 8 (26.67%) NetApp
3 8 (26.67%) Lumension
4 1 (3.33%) SAP