The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 17 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 Surrey 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 71 55 100
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +45
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 23 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.53% 2.26% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 13.29% 16.86% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Average daily rate £388 £313 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -25.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.20% -17.94%
System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
173 172 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.49% 13.39% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 87 59
Average daily rate £323 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £128 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Surrey region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Camberley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Citrix
3 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 27 (69.23%) AppSense
4 23 (58.97%) XenDesktop
4 23 (58.97%) Windows 7
4 23 (58.97%) XenApp
5 18 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 15 (38.46%) Migration
6 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (33.33%) MSI
8 11 (28.21%) ITIL
9 10 (25.64%) XenServer
9 10 (25.64%) CloudStack
9 10 (25.64%) NetScaler
9 10 (25.64%) SQL
10 9 (23.08%) VMware
11 8 (20.51%) XML
11 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (20.51%) SCOM
11 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (20.51%) Lumension
11 8 (20.51%) vSphere
11 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
11 8 (20.51%) Symantec
11 8 (20.51%) Perl
11 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
11 8 (20.51%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (25.64%) CloudStack
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MSI
2 3 (7.69%) InstallShield
3 2 (5.13%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Applications Packager
2 11 (28.21%) Citrix Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Consultant
4 9 (23.08%) Citrix Support
4 9 (23.08%) Citrix Consultant
5 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Software Packager
8 2 (5.13%) MSI Packager
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Citrix Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) XML
2 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows 7
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (15.38%) Linux
4 6 (15.38%) UNIX
5 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Migration
2 11 (28.21%) ITIL
3 7 (17.95%) Service Management
4 3 (7.69%) User Experience Design
4 3 (7.69%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Perl
4 3 (7.69%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) Java
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) XenApp
1 23 (58.97%) XenDesktop
2 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (25.64%) XenServer
4 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (20.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
1 8 (20.51%) SCOM
2 7 (17.95%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Citrix
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 27 (69.23%) AppSense
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 8 (20.51%) Lumension
4 8 (20.51%) NetApp
4 8 (20.51%) Symantec
5 1 (2.56%) SAP