Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 174 164
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +28
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 32 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 0.47% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 4.24% 3.44% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 21
East of England median daily rate £450 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +19.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £227 £211 £263
90th Percentile £489 £450 £400
England median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 - -
England median hourly rate £19.50 £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.36% +64.71% -33.33%

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 755 669 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.63% 13.73% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 362 358
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +20.91%
10th Percentile £130 £163 £132
90th Percentile £550 £500 £499
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 90 177
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.54 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £33.80 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

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 November 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 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 November 2017. 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 +12 23 £450 -28.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -13 5 - -
Bedfordshire -9 2 - -
Essex -21 2 £200 -52.94%
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
3 26 (81.25%) SCCM
4 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
4 21 (65.63%) Windows 7
5 20 (62.50%) Citrix
6 19 (59.38%) Office 365
7 18 (56.25%) BitLocker
7 18 (56.25%) Disk Encryption
7 18 (56.25%) PowerShell
8 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (53.13%) VMware
8 17 (53.13%) Skype
8 17 (53.13%) Skype for Business
9 16 (50.00%) XenApp
9 16 (50.00%) VBScript
10 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
11 14 (43.75%) Symantec
11 14 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (43.75%) SharePoint
11 14 (43.75%) XenDesktop
11 14 (43.75%) CESG
11 14 (43.75%) OneDrive
11 14 (43.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 13 (40.63%) User Experience
12 13 (40.63%) Windows 10
12 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Intune
12 13 (40.63%) Customer Requirements
12 13 (40.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 13 (40.63%) Altiris

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 17 (53.13%) Skype for Business
2 15 (46.88%) MS Exchange
3 14 (43.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) Office 365
2 14 (43.75%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Skype
2 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MSI
2 2 (6.25%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
1 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior SCCM Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Technical Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Packager
6 3 (9.38%) Deployment Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) IT Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) IT Security Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Technical Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) CESG
2 13 (40.63%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Windows 7
3 13 (40.63%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Disk Encryption
2 13 (40.63%) Customer Requirements
2 13 (40.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 9 (28.13%) Presales
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.25%) CMMI
6 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) High Availability
6 2 (6.25%) Service Design
6 2 (6.25%) SIEM
6 2 (6.25%) Software Distribution
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) Information Security
7 1 (3.13%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 16 (50.00%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CCA
4 2 (6.25%) MCSA
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) VCAP
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 18 (56.25%) BitLocker
3 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (50.00%) XenApp
5 14 (43.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (81.25%) SCCM
2 14 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (43.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 2 (6.25%) ZENworks
5 1 (3.13%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) Citrix
3 17 (53.13%) VMware
4 14 (43.75%) Symantec
5 13 (40.63%) Altiris
5 13 (40.63%) LANDesk
6 12 (37.50%) AppSense
7 2 (6.25%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow