Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 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
England > East of England
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 174 175
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 17 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 3.00% 3.10% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 12
East of England median daily rate £388 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £158 £200 £311
90th Percentile £573 £521 £628
England median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.81 £14.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +46.53% -29.00% -8.34%

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 566 549 668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.85% 12.74% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 272 336
East of England median daily rate £364 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +3.70% +5.47%
10th Percentile £139 £130 £131
90th Percentile £563 £574 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 138
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.00 £12.34
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.83 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.13 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.78% +3.23% -3.13%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 -4 11 £550 +91.30% 1
Norfolk - 3 £238 -
Bedfordshire -6 2 £319 -
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £525 +1.45%
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows 10
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) SCCM
4 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
6 7 (41.18%) Application Packaging
6 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
7 6 (35.29%) MSI
8 5 (29.41%) VMware
8 5 (29.41%) WSUS
8 5 (29.41%) BitLocker
8 5 (29.41%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (23.53%) Office 365
9 4 (23.53%) ITIL
9 4 (23.53%) VBScript
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
10 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 3 (17.65%) Citrix
10 3 (17.65%) Symantec
10 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
10 3 (17.65%) XenApp
10 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
10 3 (17.65%) CESG
10 3 (17.65%) Altiris
10 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (17.65%) 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 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Skype
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MSI
2 2 (11.76%) AdminStudio
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) WinDbg
3 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Applications Packager
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) MSI Packager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Release Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Application Packager
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CESG
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows 10
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Application Packaging
2 5 (29.41%) Disk Encryption
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.76%) Presales
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) VBScript
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) BitLocker
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
3 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) SCCM
2 5 (29.41%) WSUS
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (11.76%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Altiris
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Ivanti
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Prism