The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
Rank 451 490 449
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -41
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 142 135 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 2.65% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 90 92
Median daily rate £350 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £142 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £700 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £349
% change year-on-year
- -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 10
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
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 across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5436 5086 5155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.20% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3397 3038 2833
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £178 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 492 600
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 16 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
England +21 124 £335 -10.66% 18
London -24 37 £375 -9.09% 6
South East +30 30 £335 -18.78% 5
North East - 22 £213 - 2
Scotland +23 16 £425 +344.09%
Tyne and Wear - 16 £214 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £214 - 1
Edinburgh +35 15 £425 -
South West +29 14 £325 +14.03%
Hampshire +26 14 £331 -23.41% 1
Bristol +14 13 £320 +12.28%
City of London -7 9 £395 -7.05% 2
Havant +5 8 £250 -43.18%
Oxfordshire +1 7 £400 +45.45% 3
West Midlands -5 7 £287 -9.25%
East of England +4 5 £375 +15.29% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +1 5 £350 -
Yorkshire +10 4 £300 -42.85% 2
Oxford +2 4 £400 +45.45% 3
Birmingham 0 4 £268 -15.18%
Surrey +19 3 £350 -17.64%
Kent 0 3 £325 -23.52%
North Yorkshire - 3 £300 -
Portsmouth - 3 £363 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £325 -
York - 3 £300 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £375 -
East Midlands +8 2 £400 - 1
Milton Keynes +6 2 £398 - 1
Essex +4 2 £425 +21.42%

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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 with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 260 (78.79%) Windows
2 225 (68.18%) SCCM
3 213 (64.55%) Microsoft
4 199 (60.30%) Active Directory
5 182 (55.15%) Citrix
6 158 (47.88%) VMware
7 147 (44.55%) XenApp
8 124 (37.58%) Windows 7
9 116 (35.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 108 (32.73%) AppSense
11 104 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 97 (29.39%) PowerShell
13 90 (27.27%) XenDesktop
14 89 (26.97%) DNS
15 87 (26.36%) Windows Server
16 80 (24.24%) Windows 10
17 78 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
17 78 (23.64%) Security Cleared
18 77 (23.33%) ITIL
19 73 (22.12%) DHCP
20 72 (21.82%) MSI
21 70 (21.21%) Application Packaging
22 64 (19.39%) Migration
23 59 (17.88%) SC Cleared
24 54 (16.36%) Office 365
25 44 (13.33%) Hyper-V
26 43 (13.03%) Finance
27 41 (12.42%) VMware ESX
28 40 (12.12%) Thin Client
28 40 (12.12%) SQL Server

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills 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 34 (10.30%) Skype for Business
2 24 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.55%) IIS
4 13 (3.94%) OpenStack
4 13 (3.94%) WebLogic
5 12 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (3.03%) Apache
6 10 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.12%) Confluence
8 4 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.30%) CMS
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (10.30%) MS Office
2 29 (8.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (16.36%) Office 365
2 31 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.61%) G Suite
7 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 89 (26.97%) DNS
2 73 (22.12%) DHCP
3 35 (10.61%) NetScaler
4 14 (4.24%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.64%) HTTPS
5 12 (3.64%) LDAP
5 12 (3.64%) Skype
5 12 (3.64%) VPN
6 11 (3.33%) HTTP
6 11 (3.33%) Kerberos
7 8 (2.42%) 3G
7 8 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (2.12%) Internet
9 4 (1.21%) Firewall
9 4 (1.21%) SAN
9 4 (1.21%) VLAN
9 4 (1.21%) WAN
10 3 (0.91%) MPLS
10 3 (0.91%) SMS
11 2 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.12%) MongoDB
2 7 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.82%) MySQL
3 6 (1.82%) OLTP
4 4 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (21.82%) MSI
2 15 (4.55%) InstallShield
3 13 (3.94%) AdminStudio
4 12 (3.64%) JIRA
5 7 (2.12%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.61%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.30%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 43 (13.03%) Finance
2 12 (3.64%) Publishing
3 9 (2.73%) Banking
4 5 (1.52%) Retail
5 4 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.91%) Law
6 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.61%) Advertising
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
7 2 (0.61%) Local Government
7 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (19.09%) Applications Packager
2 40 (12.12%) Analyst
3 28 (8.48%) Architect
4 26 (7.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 24 (7.27%) Consultant
6 20 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
7 19 (5.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 18 (5.45%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.15%) Support Analyst
10 15 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (4.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 14 (4.24%) Desktop Support
12 13 (3.94%) Infrastructure Architect
13 12 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.64%) Citrix Specialist
14 11 (3.33%) Citrix Analyst
14 11 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
15 10 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
16 9 (2.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.67%) Software Packaging
2 8 (2.42%) Middleware
3 7 (2.12%) MCollective
4 6 (1.82%) ELK Stack
4 6 (1.82%) SAML
5 4 (1.21%) Web Services
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Axis
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.30%) XML
7 1 (0.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.12%) Fat Client
1 40 (12.12%) Thin Client
2 26 (7.88%) Data Centre
3 24 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (7.27%) PKI
4 20 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 19 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (5.15%) BYOD
7 13 (3.94%) Clustering
7 13 (3.94%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.12%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.82%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.82%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.82%) User Experience
9 6 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.61%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.30%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.30%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 260 (78.79%) Windows
2 124 (37.58%) Windows 7
3 104 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (26.36%) Windows Server
5 80 (24.24%) Windows 10
6 78 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (5.45%) Windows 8
9 17 (5.15%) Linux
10 16 (4.85%) Windows XP
11 12 (3.64%) Mac OS X
12 10 (3.03%) Unix
13 9 (2.73%) Solaris
14 8 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (2.12%) AIX
16 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.61%) Windows Phone 8
16 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.33%) ITIL
2 70 (21.21%) Application Packaging
3 64 (19.39%) Migration
4 33 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 31 (9.39%) Problem Management
5 31 (9.39%) Service Design
6 25 (7.58%) Software Delivery
7 24 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 23 (6.97%) Service Delivery
9 22 (6.67%) Software Distribution
9 22 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
10 20 (6.06%) Change Management
10 20 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 20 (6.06%) Service Management
11 18 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (5.45%) Patch Management
11 18 (5.45%) Release Management
12 14 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (3.94%) High Availability
13 13 (3.94%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (29.39%) PowerShell
2 34 (10.30%) VBScript
3 24 (7.27%) SQL
3 24 (7.27%) VB
4 7 (2.12%) Java
5 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (23.64%) Security Cleared
2 59 (17.88%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.18%) Degree
4 22 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (4.24%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (3.94%) DV Cleared
7 10 (3.03%) CCA
7 10 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.42%) HNC
9 6 (1.82%) MCSE
10 4 (1.21%) MCP
11 3 (0.91%) MCITP
11 3 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.61%) CCEA
12 2 (0.61%) GISP
12 2 (0.61%) MCSA
12 2 (0.61%) RHCE
12 2 (0.61%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.15%) SLA
2 13 (3.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.61%) QA
4 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 199 (60.30%) Active Directory
2 147 (44.55%) XenApp
3 116 (35.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 44 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 41 (12.42%) VMware ESX
7 36 (10.91%) Virtual Desktop
8 23 (6.97%) vSphere
9 20 (6.06%) BitLocker
10 16 (4.85%) XenServer
11 7 (2.12%) PowerHA
12 5 (1.52%) Firmware
13 4 (1.21%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.21%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 225 (68.18%) SCCM
2 24 (7.27%) SCOM
3 17 (5.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (5.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 17 (5.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 15 (4.55%) EdgeSight
5 13 (3.94%) Tivoli
5 13 (3.94%) WSUS
6 12 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (3.03%) SafeCom
8 8 (2.42%) XenMobile
8 8 (2.42%) Zenoss
9 7 (2.12%) Ansible
9 7 (2.12%) Nessus
9 7 (2.12%) Packer
9 7 (2.12%) Puppet
9 7 (2.12%) Rundeck
9 7 (2.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 6 (1.82%) OpenView
10 6 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 213 (64.55%) Microsoft
2 182 (55.15%) Citrix
3 158 (47.88%) VMware
4 108 (32.73%) AppSense
5 31 (9.39%) HP
6 28 (8.48%) Symantec
7 20 (6.06%) Wyse
8 17 (5.15%) Cisco
9 16 (4.85%) IBM
9 16 (4.85%) Oracle
10 15 (4.55%) CA
10 15 (4.55%) ThinPrint
11 10 (3.03%) Dell
12 9 (2.73%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.42%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.42%) SAP
14 7 (2.12%) BMC
14 7 (2.12%) Sonatype
15 6 (1.82%) Intel Security
15 6 (1.82%) LANDesk
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