Period
to 20 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 88 104
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 10 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.70% 0.79% 0.064%
As % of the System Software category 4.83% 6.09% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Birmingham median daily rate £288 £306 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.12% -16.10% +12.31%
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £286 £425
% change year-on-year +4.76% -32.62% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.50 £14.22 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.14% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £16.86 -
% change year-on-year +9.74% - -

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 207 197 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.55% 13.03% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 143 91
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - +30.61%
10th Percentile £146 £213 £163
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -15.13% -4.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.95 £10.50
90th Percentile £26.60 £19.05 £23.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.28 £13.00
% change year-on-year +5.06% +9.83% -13.33%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 October 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (90.00%) VBScript
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) VB
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (40.00%) Wyse
4 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
4 4 (40.00%) WSUS
4 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (40.00%) BitLocker
5 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Line Management
5 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) AdminStudio
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (10.00%) MCTS
7 1 (10.00%) PKI

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 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (10.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Line Management
2 3 (30.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (90.00%) VBScript
2 4 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) BitLocker
1 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) WSUS
3 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Wyse
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix