Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 20 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 > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 70 111
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 16 100 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.31% 3.71% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 7.73% 14.81% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 63 2
North East median daily rate £280 £260 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.45% -
England median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 21 1
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 £12.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +126.63% -58.82%
England median hourly rate £19.50 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -30.36% +7.69% +1.96%

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 North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 207 675 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.98% 25.06% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 431 94
North East median daily rate £335 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% -10.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £201 £205 £208
90th Percentile £534 £487 £611
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 76 41
North East median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +9.80% -11.30%
10th Percentile £9.50 £11.13 £11.68
90th Percentile £45.50 £29.50 £43.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the North East

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in the North East

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in the North East

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Tyne and Wear -10 14 £290 +11.54%
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North East region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
1 16 (100.00%) AppSense
1 16 (100.00%) XenApp
2 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) DHCP
2 15 (93.75%) DNS
3 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
3 13 (81.25%) SCCM
3 13 (81.25%) XenDesktop
3 13 (81.25%) Skype for Business
3 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (68.75%) XenServer
5 11 (68.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
7 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (50.00%) SMS
7 8 (50.00%) Software Delivery
8 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
8 7 (43.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (31.25%) ITIL
11 3 (18.75%) Degree
11 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
11 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
11 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (18.75%) Windows 10

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 13 (81.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (81.25%) MS Exchange
1 13 (81.25%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) DHCP
1 15 (93.75%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) SMS
3 2 (12.50%) 3G
3 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Desktop Support
2 10 (62.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (56.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 16 (100.00%) XenApp
2 13 (81.25%) XenDesktop
3 11 (68.75%) XenServer
4 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) SCCM
2 7 (43.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) AppSense
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (93.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) ThinPrint