The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 28 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.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 51 49
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% 0.44% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.30% 2.13% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +17.64% -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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 77 94 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.06% 20.66% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 39
Median daily rate £400 £270 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +4.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £431 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 31 9
Median hourly rate £33.75 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.54% -19.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £19.00 £32.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Essex

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 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
Colchester - 1 £300 -
Microsoft App-V
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Packager
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft