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 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England / East of England
Rank 119 115 120
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 8 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 2.90% 2.53% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Median daily rate £288 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £278 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £631 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 276 316 364
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.00% 12.85% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 160 172
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 57 91
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
Hertfordshire +3 6 £200 -68.31% 1
Essex -4 2 £363 -9.37%
Bedfordshire -2 1 - - 1
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 of England region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) XenApp
3 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (30.77%) AppSense
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) IBM Notes
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Lotus
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Migration
7 3 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
7 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications

Microsoft App-V
Top Related 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 (23.08%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Packager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (15.38%) Fat Client
3 2 (15.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
5 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCEA
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) GPG13
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) XenApp
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
2 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.69%) AppDNA
3 1 (7.69%) Simpana
3 1 (7.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) AppSense
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Lotus
6 2 (15.38%) BMC
6 2 (15.38%) Remedy
7 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (7.69%) CommVault
7 1 (7.69%) Computacenter
7 1 (7.69%) F5
7 1 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto