Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 101 76
Rank change year-on-year +14 -25 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 6 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.20% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 3.05% 1.52% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Birmingham median daily rate £356 £300 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £254
90th Percentile £409 £300 £305
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.52% -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year - +5.52% -

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 197 197 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.76% 13.24% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 109 92
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +20.75%
10th Percentile £173 £153 £144
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 38 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.06 £15.00 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% +5.52% -11.16%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.39 £9.80
90th Percentile £20.00 £42.50 £17.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +7.41%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Birmingham

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Birmingham

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) MSI
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 4 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp