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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 441 402 282
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -120
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 228 257 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.45% 0.74%
As % of the System Software category 3.56% 4.52% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 171 207
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -28.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.08 £15.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -31.03%

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
6406 5681 5431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.46% 10.01% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3924 3132 2804
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 682 625
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.18 £35.00 £34.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 202 £325 -10.34% 14
Tyne and Wear +22 59 £273 -63.66% 1
North East +20 59 £273 -63.66% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 59 £273 -63.66% 1
London -50 56 £373 +6.42% 3
North West -17 25 £363 -46.29% 2
South East -58 23 £343 +1.48% 2
Scotland -12 22 £421 +25.74% 4
South West +11 17 £311 -15.59%
Renfrewshire -27 13 £420 +8.38% 2
Erskine -33 13 £420 +8.38% 2
East of England +9 11 £400 +3.22%
Manchester -4 11 £338 -12.90% 1
Gloucestershire +13 10 £128 -22.72%
Gloucester +11 10 £128 -22.72%
City of London +32 8 £575 +70.37% 1
Surrey -8 8 £375 +37.61%
West Midlands -13 8 £300 -6.61% 2
Merseyside +7 7 £375 +15.38% 1
Derbyshire +7 5 £235 -
East Midlands +3 5 £235 -32.85%
Bristol +2 5 £313 +7.75%
Edinburgh -6 5 £450 +36.88%
Berkshire -33 5 £325 -22.06%
Essex +5 4 £425 +3.03%
Birmingham +4 4 £313 -21.87% 2
Guildford +4 4 £375 +27.11%
Hertfordshire +9 3 £631 +29.48%
Lancashire +2 3 - -
Liverpool -2 3 £375 +15.38% 1

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 268 (72.63%) Windows
2 241 (65.31%) Citrix
3 216 (58.54%) SCCM
4 197 (53.39%) Microsoft
5 181 (49.05%) Active Directory
6 176 (47.70%) VMware
7 175 (47.43%) XenApp
8 138 (37.40%) XenDesktop
9 137 (37.13%) AppSense
10 133 (36.04%) Windows Server
11 108 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 106 (28.73%) Windows 7
13 102 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
14 94 (25.47%) ITIL
15 93 (25.20%) Security Cleared
16 79 (21.41%) Application Packaging
17 75 (20.33%) PowerShell
18 70 (18.97%) DHCP
19 67 (18.16%) XenServer
20 66 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
20 66 (17.89%) HP
21 65 (17.62%) Windows Server 2003
21 65 (17.62%) SC Cleared
22 63 (17.07%) MSI
22 63 (17.07%) DNS
23 61 (16.53%) Data Centre
24 51 (13.82%) Finance
25 44 (11.92%) Project Management
25 44 (11.92%) Hyper-V
25 44 (11.92%) NetScaler

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 36 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 35 (9.49%) IIS
3 32 (8.67%) Skype for Business
4 17 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.17%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.08%) Apache
7 4 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.81%) Confluence
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 43 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 39 (10.57%) MS Office
3 3 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.42%) IaaS
1 20 (5.42%) PaaS
2 15 (4.07%) Office 365
3 14 (3.79%) SaaS
4 9 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 70 (18.97%) DHCP
2 63 (17.07%) DNS
3 44 (11.92%) NetScaler
4 25 (6.78%) SAN
5 20 (5.42%) LAN
6 17 (4.61%) Firewall
6 17 (4.61%) Remote Desktop
7 15 (4.07%) SMS
8 13 (3.52%) VoIP
8 13 (3.52%) WAN
9 12 (3.25%) 3G
9 12 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (2.44%) H.323
11 8 (2.17%) HTTPS
11 8 (2.17%) SSL
12 7 (1.90%) Internet
13 6 (1.63%) CTI
13 6 (1.63%) HTTP
13 6 (1.63%) VPN
14 5 (1.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (17.07%) MSI
2 12 (3.25%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.08%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.08%) WinDbg
3 4 (1.08%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 51 (13.82%) Finance
2 9 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 6 (1.63%) Banking
3 6 (1.63%) Legal
3 6 (1.63%) Publishing
4 5 (1.36%) Law
4 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.81%) Local Government
7 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 54 (14.63%) Analyst
2 43 (11.65%) Applications Packager
3 38 (10.30%) Consultant
4 32 (8.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 32 (8.67%) Support Engineer
5 31 (8.40%) Desktop Support
6 30 (8.13%) Citrix Consultant
7 28 (7.59%) Architect
8 24 (6.50%) Desktop Engineer
9 20 (5.42%) Citrix Specialist
10 16 (4.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (3.79%) Support Analyst
12 13 (3.52%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (3.52%) Citrix Expert
12 13 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (3.52%) Windows Engineer
13 11 (2.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 11 (2.98%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.44%) Web Services
2 6 (1.63%) Middleware
3 5 (1.36%) .NET
4 2 (0.54%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (16.53%) Data Centre
2 37 (10.03%) Fat Client
2 37 (10.03%) Thin Client
3 36 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.69%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.79%) User Experience
8 10 (2.71%) NHS
9 9 (2.44%) PKI
10 6 (1.63%) BYOD
10 6 (1.63%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.63%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.36%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.36%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.08%) Clustering
12 4 (1.08%) Life Science
12 4 (1.08%) Social Media
13 3 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 268 (72.63%) Windows
2 133 (36.04%) Windows Server
3 108 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (28.73%) Windows 7
5 66 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (17.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (7.86%) Windows 10
8 27 (7.32%) Windows XP
9 25 (6.78%) Windows 8
10 23 (6.23%) Linux
11 6 (1.63%) Unix
12 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.27%) HPUX
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (25.47%) ITIL
2 79 (21.41%) Application Packaging
3 44 (11.92%) Project Management
4 40 (10.84%) Migration
5 37 (10.03%) Service Delivery
6 35 (9.49%) Software Delivery
7 29 (7.86%) Service Management
8 21 (5.69%) Application Discovery
9 18 (4.88%) Application Virtualisation
9 18 (4.88%) Configuration Management
10 16 (4.34%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (4.34%) Business Continuity
10 16 (4.34%) Change Management
11 15 (4.07%) ITSM
11 15 (4.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 14 (3.79%) Infrastructure Management
12 14 (3.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (3.52%) Problem Management
13 13 (3.52%) Software Distribution
14 12 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 75 (20.33%) PowerShell
2 39 (10.57%) SQL
3 35 (9.49%) VBScript
4 24 (6.50%) VB
5 7 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.08%) C#
7 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.54%) Java
9 1 (0.27%) C
9 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 93 (25.20%) Security Cleared
2 65 (17.62%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.21%) Degree
3 34 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (4.07%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (3.79%) DV Cleared
7 13 (3.52%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (2.98%) MCSE
9 10 (2.71%) MCP
10 9 (2.44%) CCEE
11 8 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.90%) CCEA
13 6 (1.63%) MCSA
14 5 (1.36%) ISEB
14 5 (1.36%) ISTQB
15 4 (1.08%) CCA
16 2 (0.54%) CCAA
16 2 (0.54%) MCDST
16 2 (0.54%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.71%) SLA
3 8 (2.17%) QA
4 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 181 (49.05%) Active Directory
2 175 (47.43%) XenApp
3 138 (37.40%) XenDesktop
4 102 (27.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 67 (18.16%) XenServer
6 44 (11.92%) Hyper-V
7 13 (3.52%) BitLocker
7 13 (3.52%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.17%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.63%) vSphere
10 5 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (1.36%) DFS Replication
10 5 (1.36%) Xen
11 4 (1.08%) UAG
12 3 (0.81%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.54%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.27%) NFS
14 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 216 (58.54%) SCCM
2 31 (8.40%) EdgeSight
3 20 (5.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 20 (5.42%) XenMobile
4 17 (4.61%) SCOM
5 12 (3.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (2.98%) CFEngine
6 11 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (2.17%) Perfmon
7 8 (2.17%) WSUS
8 7 (1.90%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.36%) OpenView
10 4 (1.08%) AppDNA
10 4 (1.08%) HP SIM
10 4 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.81%) Nagios
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.81%) Windows Intune
12 2 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 241 (65.31%) Citrix
2 197 (53.39%) Microsoft
3 176 (47.70%) VMware
4 137 (37.13%) AppSense
5 66 (17.89%) HP
6 32 (8.67%) ThinPrint
7 28 (7.59%) Wyse
8 22 (5.96%) Cisco
9 17 (4.61%) SafeCom
9 17 (4.61%) SAP
10 10 (2.71%) Altiris
10 10 (2.71%) Oracle
11 9 (2.44%) Avaya
11 9 (2.44%) Bloomberg
12 8 (2.17%) Dell
12 8 (2.17%) Lumension
12 8 (2.17%) Reuters
12 8 (2.17%) Symantec
13 6 (1.63%) LANDesk
13 6 (1.63%) Red Hat
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