Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Application Virtualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Application Virtualisation over the 6 months to 16 December 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.

Application Virtualization
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 820 790
Rank change year-on-year +19 -30 +2
Contract jobs citing Application Virtualisation 44 41 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.043% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.051% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 64
England median daily rate £450 £335 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.33% -29.47% +11.76%
10th Percentile £259 £263 £356
90th Percentile £681 £435 £665
UK median daily rate £450 £325 £475
% change year-on-year +38.46% -31.58% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
England median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK median hourly rate - - £15.50

Application Virtualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79936 80324 85230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.66% 84.17% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53936 53485 56277
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £268 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1815 2124 2532
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.47 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% +11.23% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.46 £11.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%

Application Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Application Virtualisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Application Virtualisation in England

Application Virtualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Application Virtualisation in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Virtualisation in England

Application Virtualisation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Virtualisation in England over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Virtualisation in England

Application Virtualisation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Virtualisation in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Virtualisation in England

Application Virtualisation
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Virtualisation within the England region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
London -27 20 £443 +10.63% 3
South East -18 11 £363 +11.54% 2
North of England +54 6 £715 +186.00% 1
North West +13 6 £715 +217.78% 1
East of England -9 3 £445 -
Midlands +23 2 £388 +40.91% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £450 +63.64%
South West -7 1 £225 -29.69%
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
Application Virtualisation
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Application Virtualisation 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 England region with a requirement for Application Virtualisation.

1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
3 26 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 19 (43.18%) VMware
4 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (40.91%) SCCM
5 18 (40.91%) Citrix
6 16 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (34.09%) XenApp
8 14 (31.82%) Windows 10
9 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
9 13 (29.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
11 10 (22.73%) Migration
12 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
12 9 (20.45%) Application Packaging
12 9 (20.45%) Office 365
13 8 (18.18%) SCOM
14 7 (15.91%) AppSense
14 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
14 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Intune
15 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
15 6 (13.64%) EdgeSight
15 6 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (13.64%) MSI
15 6 (13.64%) DNS
15 6 (13.64%) DHCP

Application Virtualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (6.82%) IIS
1 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (20.45%) Office 365
3 6 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.27%) IaaS
5 1 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) DHCP
1 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) NAS
4 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MSI
2 4 (9.09%) InstallShield
3 3 (6.82%) WiX
4 1 (2.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (13.64%) Publishing
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Applications Packager
1 7 (15.91%) Architect
2 6 (13.64%) Technical Leader
3 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Active Directory Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) MSI Packager
6 2 (4.55%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Associate Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Data Centre Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared Application Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.82%) Social Media
3 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (31.82%) Windows 10
5 12 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.82%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.27%) Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Migration
2 9 (20.45%) Application Packaging
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (11.36%) Patch Management
4 5 (11.36%) Strategic Thinking
5 4 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) Business Transformation
6 3 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (6.82%) Domain Models
6 3 (6.82%) Open Source
6 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) BDD
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.55%) Hardware Maintenance
7 2 (4.55%) Task Automation
7 2 (4.55%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) VBScript
4 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) CCA
3 1 (2.27%) CCEA
3 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 26 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (34.09%) XenApp
4 13 (29.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
6 5 (11.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (4.55%) VMware Server
8 2 (4.55%) vSphere
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) SCCM
2 8 (18.18%) SCOM
3 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (13.64%) EdgeSight
5 3 (6.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Netcool
6 1 (2.27%) ThinApp
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 18 (40.91%) Citrix
4 7 (15.91%) AppSense
5 1 (2.27%) Altiris
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Cognos
5 1 (2.27%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) ILOG
5 1 (2.27%) Intel
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy