Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 90 92
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 11 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.78% 0.81% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 5.14% 5.99% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Birmingham median daily rate £288 £313 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +16.50% -15.18%
10th Percentile £152 £270 £227
90th Percentile £394 £429 £338
West Midlands median daily rate £230 £315 £340
% change year-on-year -26.98% -7.35% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 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 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year -5.13% - -

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 214 217 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.20% 13.44% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 145 87
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% +17.65%
10th Percentile £150 £157 £134
90th Percentile £538 £550 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.86 £12.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.70% -29.03% -
10th Percentile £10.62 £9.30 £10.75
90th Percentile £21.75 £21.25 £26.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £14.25
% change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% -1.04%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 (90.91%) VBScript
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) SCCM
1 10 (90.91%) PowerShell
1 10 (90.91%) Windows 10
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 6 (54.55%) Wyse
2 6 (54.55%) WSUS
2 6 (54.55%) Fat Client
2 6 (54.55%) VB
2 6 (54.55%) Thin Client
2 6 (54.55%) Blackberry
2 6 (54.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Line Management
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
5 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) VBA
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) HTML

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 6 (54.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) IT Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Packager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Blackberry
1 6 (54.55%) Fat Client
1 6 (54.55%) Thin Client
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (45.45%) Integration Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Line Management
2 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) PowerShell
1 10 (90.91%) VBScript
2 6 (54.55%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) SCCM
2 6 (54.55%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Wyse
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft