Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 15 February 2019 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 44 57
Rank change year-on-year -63 +13 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 5 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 0.52% 3.93% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 2.36% 35.42% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Shropshire median daily rate £400 - £425
10th Percentile £375 - £340
90th Percentile £425 - £445
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £390 £395
% change year-on-year -13.46% -1.27% +23.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Shropshire median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.50% - -

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 Shropshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 212 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 22.08% 11.09% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 19 44
Shropshire median daily rate £465 £417 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.64% +11.07% -11.76%
10th Percentile £356 £326 £313
90th Percentile £563 £640 £521
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Shropshire median hourly rate £13.50 - £21.47
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.13 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.04% -6.67% +18.11%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Shropshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Shropshire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Telford -51 3 £400 -
Shrewsbury - 2 - -
Microsoft App-V
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) MSI
3 2 (40.00%) AdminStudio
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Wyse
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) AdminStudio
1 2 (40.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Wyse