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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 473 472 410
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -62
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 181 207 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.79% 3.55% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 139 159
Median daily rate £350 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £353 £305
% change year-on-year
-3.54% +15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Median hourly rate £26.75 £35.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £20.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £51.44 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £45.28 £21.88
% change year-on-year
-40.91% +106.97%

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
6478 5827 5889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 10.07% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4117 3306 3274
Median daily rate £405 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 632 715
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £41.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -36 155 £375 +3.44% 14
London +3 49 £401 +6.86% 4
North East +9 33 £303 - 3
Tyne and Wear +4 32 £303 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 31 £303 - 3
South East -5 28 £400 +6.66% 2
Scotland +30 27 £250 -23.07% 1
Renfrewshire -9 14 £340 +4.61% 1
Erskine - 14 £340 - 1
East of England -13 13 £220 -32.30%
Oxfordshire 0 12 £400 +45.45%
Oxford -2 12 £400 +45.45%
South West +16 10 £310 -0.80% 1
Glasgow +15 10 £250 -3.84%
North West -5 10 £675 +74.19% 2
Hampshire +12 7 £350 +30.23%
Bristol +1 7 £298 +70.00%
Croydon -13 7 £450 -2.70% 1
Cambridgeshire +25 6 £215 -25.21%
Cambridge +23 6 £215 -25.21%
Yorkshire +19 6 £218 -33.07%
Kent - 5 £313 - 1
West Midlands -30 4 £393 +8.27% 2
Hook - 4 £410 -
Warrington +16 3 £750 +150.00%
Edinburgh +16 3 £350 -25.45%
West Yorkshire +8 3 - -
Cheshire +1 3 £750 +66.66%
Hertfordshire +1 3 £625 +197.61%
Manchester -14 3 - - 2

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 321 (74.48%) Windows
2 294 (68.21%) Active Directory
3 293 (67.98%) Microsoft
4 267 (61.95%) Citrix
5 243 (56.38%) SCCM
6 223 (51.74%) VMware
7 200 (46.40%) AppSense
8 191 (44.32%) XenApp
9 154 (35.73%) DHCP
10 148 (34.34%) XenDesktop
11 146 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 146 (33.87%) Windows Server
12 138 (32.02%) ITIL
13 137 (31.79%) Security Cleared
14 132 (30.63%) DNS
15 124 (28.77%) Application Packaging
16 120 (27.84%) Windows 7
17 117 (27.15%) MSI
18 112 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
19 110 (25.52%) SC Cleared
19 110 (25.52%) PowerShell
20 92 (21.35%) HP
21 91 (21.11%) XenServer
22 85 (19.72%) SQL Server
23 79 (18.33%) SQL
24 76 (17.63%) Windows Server 2003
25 75 (17.40%) Degree
25 75 (17.40%) Computer Science
26 71 (16.47%) Software Delivery
27 66 (15.31%) VBScript

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 64 (14.85%) IIS
2 55 (12.76%) Skype for Business
3 43 (9.98%) MS Exchange
4 36 (8.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (5.80%) OpenStack
6 24 (5.57%) Apache
7 21 (4.87%) IBM Notes
8 20 (4.64%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.70%) Drupal
12 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.23%) CMS
14 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 54 (12.53%) MS Excel
2 35 (8.12%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) assyst
2 3 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 49 (11.37%) Office 365
2 27 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.70%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.70%) IaaS
5 3 (0.70%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.70%) PaaS
5 3 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (35.73%) DHCP
2 132 (30.63%) DNS
3 28 (6.50%) NetScaler
4 27 (6.26%) Firewall
5 19 (4.41%) HTTPS
6 18 (4.18%) SMS
7 17 (3.94%) HTTP
8 14 (3.25%) 3G
8 14 (3.25%) LDAP
8 14 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (2.55%) Kerberos
9 11 (2.55%) Skype
9 11 (2.55%) VPN
10 7 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.39%) SAN
11 6 (1.39%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.16%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.93%) Internet
14 2 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.09%) MySQL
3 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.39%) OLTP
6 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.70%) Power BI
6 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 117 (27.15%) MSI
2 16 (3.71%) InstallShield
3 12 (2.78%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.16%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 37 (8.58%) Finance
2 17 (3.94%) Publishing
3 7 (1.62%) Financial Institution
4 5 (1.16%) Banking
5 4 (0.93%) Law
6 3 (0.70%) Marketing
7 2 (0.46%) Back Office
7 2 (0.46%) Legal
7 2 (0.46%) Local Government
7 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (14.15%) Applications Packager
2 52 (12.06%) Support Engineer
3 37 (8.58%) Analyst
3 37 (8.58%) Architect
4 35 (8.12%) Desktop Engineer
5 31 (7.19%) Citrix Engineer
6 26 (6.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 26 (6.03%) Desktop Support
7 25 (5.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 24 (5.57%) Applications Engineer
9 22 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 20 (4.64%) Windows Engineer
11 16 (3.71%) SCCM Engineer
12 14 (3.25%) Consultant
12 14 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.25%) Support Analyst
13 13 (3.02%) Applications Support
13 13 (3.02%) Citrix Support
13 13 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (2.78%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.26%) Middleware
2 6 (1.39%) SAML
2 6 (1.39%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.70%) .NET
3 3 (0.70%) CSS
3 3 (0.70%) HTML
3 3 (0.70%) HTML5
3 3 (0.70%) Web Services
3 3 (0.70%) XML
4 2 (0.46%) Apache Axis
4 2 (0.46%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.40%) Computer Science
2 55 (12.76%) Data Centre
3 44 (10.21%) Management Information System
4 37 (8.58%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (8.35%) Fat Client
5 36 (8.35%) Thin Client
6 22 (5.10%) Clustering
7 17 (3.94%) PKI
8 13 (3.02%) BYOD
9 11 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 10 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (2.09%) Client/Server
11 9 (2.09%) CMDB
12 6 (1.39%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
13 3 (0.70%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.46%) Life Science
14 2 (0.46%) Mobile Computing
14 2 (0.46%) NHS
14 2 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 321 (74.48%) Windows
2 146 (33.87%) Windows Server
3 120 (27.84%) Windows 7
4 112 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (17.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (14.62%) Windows 10
7 48 (11.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (4.18%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.48%) Mac OS X
10 14 (3.25%) Linux
10 14 (3.25%) Windows XP
11 11 (2.55%) Solaris
12 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (32.02%) ITIL
2 124 (28.77%) Application Packaging
3 71 (16.47%) Software Delivery
4 58 (13.46%) Service Delivery
5 52 (12.06%) Project Management
6 49 (11.37%) Migration
6 49 (11.37%) Virtual Environments
7 46 (10.67%) Software Distribution
8 34 (7.89%) Business Continuity
9 33 (7.66%) Problem Management
10 29 (6.73%) High Availability
11 28 (6.50%) Application Virtualisation
11 28 (6.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 28 (6.50%) Service Design
12 25 (5.80%) Change Management
13 22 (5.10%) Analytics
14 21 (4.87%) ITIL V3
15 20 (4.64%) Service Management
16 19 (4.41%) Incident Management
17 16 (3.71%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (25.52%) PowerShell
2 79 (18.33%) SQL
3 66 (15.31%) VBScript
4 44 (10.21%) VB
5 24 (5.57%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.32%) Java
7 3 (0.70%) C#
7 3 (0.70%) Go
7 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.70%) PHP
7 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 137 (31.79%) Security Cleared
2 110 (25.52%) SC Cleared
3 75 (17.40%) Degree
4 63 (14.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (9.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.55%) MCSE
8 8 (1.86%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.39%) CCA
9 6 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.16%) MOS
10 5 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.93%) CCNA
11 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.93%) HNC
12 3 (0.70%) CCNP
12 3 (0.70%) MCITP
12 3 (0.70%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.70%) PMP
12 3 (0.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 23 (5.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) QA
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 294 (68.21%) Active Directory
2 191 (44.32%) XenApp
3 148 (34.34%) XenDesktop
4 146 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 91 (21.11%) XenServer
6 54 (12.53%) Hyper-V
7 24 (5.57%) Terminal Services
8 23 (5.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 17 (3.94%) VMware ESX
10 16 (3.71%) BitLocker
11 13 (3.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 11 (2.55%) vSphere
13 5 (1.16%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.93%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.93%) MetaFrame
15 3 (0.70%) Docker
15 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.23%) UAG
16 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
16 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 243 (56.38%) SCCM
2 52 (12.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 52 (12.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 34 (7.89%) EdgeSight
3 34 (7.89%) SafeCom
4 33 (7.66%) XenMobile
5 27 (6.26%) OpenView
6 26 (6.03%) Perfmon
7 25 (5.80%) SCOM
8 21 (4.87%) Microsoft Clustering
9 15 (3.48%) HP SIM
9 15 (3.48%) WSUS
10 8 (1.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (1.39%) Simpana
12 6 (1.39%) Tivoli
13 5 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
14 4 (0.93%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 293 (67.98%) Microsoft
2 267 (61.95%) Citrix
3 223 (51.74%) VMware
4 200 (46.40%) AppSense
5 92 (21.35%) HP
6 51 (11.83%) ThinPrint
7 40 (9.28%) Oracle
8 34 (7.89%) SAP
9 21 (4.87%) Lotus
10 15 (3.48%) Wyse
11 14 (3.25%) Intel Security
11 14 (3.25%) Symantec
12 13 (3.02%) Altiris
13 12 (2.78%) Cisco
13 12 (2.78%) NetApp
14 10 (2.32%) Dell
15 9 (2.09%) Lumension
16 7 (1.62%) IBM
16 7 (1.62%) LANDesk
16 7 (1.62%) Red Hat
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cloud Computing International
Rate: From £180 to £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £180 to £230 per annum Market Leading Rates Depending on Experien
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market Leading
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475.00 - £525. per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £342. per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago