Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 January 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 170 170
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 11 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.25% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 4.00% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 9
East of England median daily rate £293 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +32.35% +4.62%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £210
90th Percentile £520 £555 £478
England median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.80 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -21.00% -24.53% +32.50%

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 the East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 711 650 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.96% 13.86% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 333 300
East of England median daily rate £400 £355 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +4.80% +12.82%
10th Percentile £134 £130 £163
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £443 £413
% change year-on-year +7.34% +7.27% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 62 69
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.57 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% +0.39% -
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.26 £10.73
90th Percentile £52.13 £47.25 £34.40
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.15
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.17% +4.19%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the East of England

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

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

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

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

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -11 9 £293 -35.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - - 1
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) SCCM
1 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Application Packaging
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Office 365
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (27.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (27.27%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (27.27%) MSI
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (27.27%) Skype
6 3 (27.27%) OneDrive
6 3 (27.27%) BitLocker
6 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) VBScript
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (18.18%) Ivanti

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Deployment Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Release Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Deployment Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows 10
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Application Packaging
2 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (27.27%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (9.09%) Personalization
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) XenDesktop
2 3 (27.27%) BitLocker
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Server
3 1 (9.09%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Ivanti
5 1 (9.09%) F5