The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 92 92
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.12% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 1.15% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £381 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 - £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +21.32% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -20.70% +21.21%  

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

Contract System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 220 174 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.48% 10.55% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 87 94
Median daily rate £340 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% -1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £111 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £414 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 40
Median hourly rate £12.23 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.96% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £15.45 £24.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the East Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in the East Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in the East Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in the East Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire -11 1 £238 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £525 -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 2 (66.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Application Packager
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware