Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 180 204
Rank change year-on-year +87 +24 -31
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 10 3 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 0.070% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 4.15% 0.50% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £363 £475 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +57.02% -13.57%
10th Percentile £259 £463 £221
90th Percentile £428 £488 £438
England median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.29% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £14.29 £20.00
% change year-on-year +171.17% -28.55% +40.70%

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 241 606 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.27% 14.06% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 353 363
Median daily rate £359 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.03% +6.45% +8.39%
10th Percentile £133 £158 £150
90th Percentile £550 £625 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 66
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.07 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.74% -8.68% -
10th Percentile £17.15 £11.17 £12.75
90th Percentile £61.31 £45.75 £33.13
Median hourly rate £19.28 £16.55 £16.60
% change year-on-year +16.48% -0.30% +3.75%

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

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the East of England.

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

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

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the East of England.

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 11 August 2020. 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
Essex +40 8 £375 -21.05%
Hertfordshire - 2 £265 - 1
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Application Packaging
3 7 (70.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) Migration
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Azure
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Public Sector
6 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (40.00%) PaaS
6 4 (40.00%) IaaS
6 4 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 3 (30.00%) VMware
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) XenApp
8 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (20.00%) CCA
8 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (20.00%) NHS
8 2 (20.00%) MSI
8 2 (20.00%) Office 365
8 2 (20.00%) NetScaler

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Azure
2 4 (40.00%) IaaS
2 4 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Packager
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Application Packaging
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 4 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
5 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCA
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) VMware