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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 425 394 288
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -106
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 241 248 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.46% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 3.64% 4.44% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 166 219
Median daily rate £310 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £469 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 19
Median hourly rate £35.50 £16.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.46% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.35 £13.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £42.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -29.41%

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
6627 5584 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.26% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4059 3111 2839
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 664 649
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 27 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 27 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
(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 -35 206 £290 -14.00% 26
North East +19 85 £271 - 8
Tyne and Wear +22 84 £273 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +21 84 £273 - 4
London -55 40 £373 +10.37% 10
Scotland -2 31 £418 +24.62% 5
North West -12 22 £350 -47.16%
South East -60 21 £363 +3.57% 2
Erskine -34 15 £418 +7.74%
Renfrewshire -35 15 £418 +7.74%
South West -3 14 £313 -10.71%
East of England +12 13 £413 +12.24% 1
Manchester -6 13 £350 +8.52%
Edinburgh +7 10 £400 +21.67% 4
Gloucestershire +8 8 £131 -59.61%
Gloucester +5 8 £131 -59.61%
Surrey -3 8 £375 +37.61% 1
Essex +1 7 £425 +3.03% 1
Cheshire -17 5 £442 -36.85%
West Midlands -18 5 £258 -18.25% 3
City of London +19 4 £563 +66.66% 3
Berkshire -46 4 £286 -31.35%
Derbyshire +15 3 £235 -
East Midlands +11 3 £235 -27.69%
Guildford +7 3 £375 +27.11%
Yorkshire +3 3 £350 +16.66% 2
Bristol 0 3 £313 +7.75%
Leeds 0 3 £350 +12.00% 1
West Yorkshire 0 3 £350 +12.00% 2
Merseyside -1 3 - -

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 283 (74.47%) Windows
2 258 (67.89%) Citrix
3 219 (57.63%) SCCM
4 209 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 205 (53.95%) Active Directory
6 182 (47.89%) VMware
7 174 (45.79%) XenApp
8 156 (41.05%) AppSense
9 144 (37.89%) Windows Server
10 132 (34.74%) XenDesktop
11 113 (29.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 109 (28.68%) Security Cleared
13 108 (28.42%) Windows 7
14 104 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 103 (27.11%) ITIL
16 94 (24.74%) Application Packaging
17 90 (23.68%) PowerShell
18 89 (23.42%) DHCP
19 80 (21.05%) HP
20 79 (20.79%) DNS
20 79 (20.79%) SC Cleared
21 75 (19.74%) MSI
22 74 (19.47%) XenServer
23 72 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
24 69 (18.16%) Windows Server 2012
25 66 (17.37%) Data Centre
26 53 (13.95%) SQL Server
27 52 (13.68%) MS Excel
28 51 (13.42%) SQL
28 51 (13.42%) Computer Science

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 41 (10.79%) IIS
2 40 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 37 (9.74%) Skype for Business
4 23 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.16%) OpenStack
6 8 (2.11%) Apache
6 8 (2.11%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.84%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.79%) Confluence
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 52 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 7 (1.84%) RMDS
2 1 (0.26%) assyst
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.47%) Office 365
2 12 (3.16%) IaaS
2 12 (3.16%) PaaS
3 8 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.58%) SaaS
6 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 89 (23.42%) DHCP
2 79 (20.79%) DNS
3 44 (11.58%) NetScaler
4 21 (5.53%) Firewall
5 16 (4.21%) Remote Desktop
6 15 (3.95%) LAN
6 15 (3.95%) SMS
7 13 (3.42%) 3G
7 13 (3.42%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (3.16%) SAN
9 11 (2.89%) HTTPS
10 9 (2.37%) HTTP
11 8 (2.11%) SSL
11 8 (2.11%) VoIP
11 8 (2.11%) WAN
12 7 (1.84%) Internet
13 6 (1.58%) VPN
14 5 (1.32%) Skype
15 4 (1.05%) H.323
16 3 (0.79%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.79%) RDBMS
2 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 75 (19.74%) MSI
2 16 (4.21%) InstallShield
3 7 (1.84%) AdminStudio
4 5 (1.32%) WinDbg
5 4 (1.05%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 51 (13.42%) Finance
2 9 (2.37%) Financial Institution
2 9 (2.37%) Publishing
3 6 (1.58%) Banking
3 6 (1.58%) Legal
4 5 (1.32%) Law
4 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.79%) Local Government
6 2 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Front Office
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (12.89%) Analyst
2 47 (12.37%) Applications Packager
3 38 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 35 (9.21%) Consultant
5 31 (8.16%) Citrix Engineer
6 30 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
7 29 (7.63%) Citrix Consultant
7 29 (7.63%) Desktop Support
8 25 (6.58%) Architect
9 23 (6.05%) Citrix Specialist
10 20 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (4.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 17 (4.47%) Windows Engineer
13 16 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (3.42%) Citrix Expert
14 13 (3.42%) Virtualisation Engineer
15 11 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (2.89%) Citrix Support
15 11 (2.89%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.63%) Middleware
2 4 (1.05%) Web Services
3 3 (0.79%) .NET
4 2 (0.53%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.37%) Data Centre
2 51 (13.42%) Computer Science
3 41 (10.79%) Fat Client
3 41 (10.79%) Thin Client
4 28 (7.37%) Management Information System
5 23 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.37%) User Experience
8 8 (2.11%) Clustering
9 7 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.84%) NHS
9 7 (1.84%) PKI
10 6 (1.58%) BYOD
11 5 (1.32%) Life Science
11 5 (1.32%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.05%) CMDB
12 4 (1.05%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.79%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 283 (74.47%) Windows
2 144 (37.89%) Windows Server
3 113 (29.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 108 (28.42%) Windows 7
5 72 (18.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 69 (18.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (7.63%) Windows 10
8 26 (6.84%) Windows XP
9 22 (5.79%) Windows 8
10 16 (4.21%) Linux
11 6 (1.58%) Unix
12 5 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.79%) Solaris
13 3 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.79%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.26%) Android
15 1 (0.26%) HPUX
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (27.11%) ITIL
2 94 (24.74%) Application Packaging
3 49 (12.89%) Project Management
4 48 (12.63%) Software Delivery
5 42 (11.05%) Migration
6 38 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 24 (6.32%) Software Distribution
8 21 (5.53%) Change Management
9 20 (5.26%) Application Discovery
10 19 (5.00%) Business Continuity
11 18 (4.74%) Application Virtualisation
11 18 (4.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 18 (4.74%) Service Management
12 15 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (3.95%) Infrastructure Management
12 15 (3.95%) ITIL V3
12 15 (3.95%) Problem Management
13 14 (3.68%) ITSM
14 13 (3.42%) Analytics
14 13 (3.42%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 51 (13.42%) SQL
3 45 (11.84%) VBScript
4 31 (8.16%) VB
5 10 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.79%) C#
8 2 (0.53%) Java
9 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 109 (28.68%) Security Cleared
2 79 (20.79%) SC Cleared
3 46 (12.11%) Degree
3 46 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (5.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (3.95%) MCSE
7 13 (3.42%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (2.11%) MCP
11 7 (1.84%) CCA
12 5 (1.32%) CCEE
12 5 (1.32%) ISEB
12 5 (1.32%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.32%) MCSA
13 4 (1.05%) CCNA
13 4 (1.05%) CCNP
13 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.79%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (2.89%) SLA
3 7 (1.84%) QA
4 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 205 (53.95%) Active Directory
2 174 (45.79%) XenApp
3 132 (34.74%) XenDesktop
4 104 (27.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 74 (19.47%) XenServer
6 40 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 14 (3.68%) BitLocker
8 12 (3.16%) Terminal Services
8 12 (3.16%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (1.58%) vSphere
11 5 (1.32%) DFS Replication
11 5 (1.32%) Xen
12 4 (1.05%) MetaFrame
12 4 (1.05%) UAG
13 3 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.79%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 219 (57.63%) SCCM
2 34 (8.95%) EdgeSight
3 30 (7.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 23 (6.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 21 (5.53%) XenMobile
6 20 (5.26%) SafeCom
7 18 (4.74%) SCOM
8 13 (3.42%) Perfmon
9 11 (2.89%) WSUS
10 9 (2.37%) OpenView
11 7 (1.84%) HP SIM
11 7 (1.84%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.05%) AppDNA
12 4 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
12 4 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.79%) Nagios
13 3 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.79%) Windows Intune
14 2 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 1 (0.26%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 258 (67.89%) Citrix
2 209 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 182 (47.89%) VMware
4 156 (41.05%) AppSense
5 80 (21.05%) HP
6 36 (9.47%) ThinPrint
7 32 (8.42%) Wyse
8 23 (6.05%) Cisco
9 20 (5.26%) SAP
10 18 (4.74%) Oracle
11 11 (2.89%) Altiris
11 11 (2.89%) Dell
12 10 (2.63%) Symantec
13 9 (2.37%) Bloomberg
13 9 (2.37%) Lumension
13 9 (2.37%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.11%) Lotus
14 8 (2.11%) Reuters
15 6 (1.58%) Intel Security
15 6 (1.58%) NetApp
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