Period
to 24 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 24 April 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 295 324 289
Rank change year-on-year +29 -35 +55
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 77 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.99% 2.36% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 38
South East median daily rate £390 £352 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.95% -9.29% +13.97%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £293
90th Percentile £571 £486 £663
England median daily rate £385 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +2.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
South East median hourly rate £21.75 £20.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% - -
England median hourly rate £15.50 £25.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year -38.00% +76.06% -29.00%

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,575 2,333 1,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.62% 13.92% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,616 1,230 1,047
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £180 £150 £170
90th Percentile £595 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 153 170
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.88% -3.88% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £10.24
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.75 £43.08
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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

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

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

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

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the South East over the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in the South East

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

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

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

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Hampshire +3 42 £385 +2.67% 1
Thames Valley +21 19 £425 +30.77% 3
Berkshire +5 13 £550 +48.65%
Kent - 7 £300 -
West Sussex - 5 £434 -
Surrey +19 4 £375 -28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +28 3 £311 - 3
Oxfordshire +20 3 £413 +30.95%
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 60 (77.92%) Windows
1 60 (77.92%) Microsoft
2 48 (62.34%) Active Directory
3 47 (61.04%) Citrix
3 47 (61.04%) SCCM
3 47 (61.04%) Windows Server
4 44 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 42 (54.55%) PowerShell
6 41 (53.25%) XenApp
7 40 (51.95%) Windows 10
8 36 (46.75%) Hyper-V
9 35 (45.45%) Office 365
10 33 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
10 33 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (41.56%) XenDesktop
11 32 (41.56%) VMware
12 31 (40.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 30 (38.96%) Application Packaging
14 29 (37.66%) ITIL
15 28 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Intune
17 22 (28.57%) SQL
18 20 (25.97%) Migration
18 20 (25.97%) NetScaler
19 19 (24.68%) Firewall
19 19 (24.68%) Middleware
19 19 (24.68%) Oracle
19 19 (24.68%) DNS
19 19 (24.68%) XenServer
20 17 (22.08%) Fat Client

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (16.88%) WebLogic
2 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.99%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (45.45%) Office 365
3 33 (42.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 16 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (20.78%) SaaS
5 10 (12.99%) IaaS
5 10 (12.99%) PaaS
6 7 (9.09%) Yammer
7 6 (7.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) NetScaler
2 19 (24.68%) DNS
2 19 (24.68%) Firewall
3 17 (22.08%) DHCP
4 16 (20.78%) VLAN
5 15 (19.48%) SAN
6 13 (16.88%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (16.88%) iSCSI
7 7 (9.09%) Skype
8 3 (3.90%) LAN
8 3 (3.90%) WAN
9 2 (2.60%) FTP
9 2 (2.60%) Internet
9 2 (2.60%) Intranet
10 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MSI
2 4 (5.19%) InstallShield
3 3 (3.90%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (5.19%) Local Government
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Publishing
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (20.78%) Architect
3 12 (15.58%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Applications Packager
5 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Windows Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.19%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (5.19%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) Middleware
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Fat Client
1 17 (22.08%) Thin Client
2 15 (19.48%) Clustering
3 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (18.18%) PKI
4 10 (12.99%) DataPower
5 9 (11.69%) Public Cloud
6 6 (7.79%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.60%) NHS
8 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 60 (77.92%) Windows
2 47 (61.04%) Windows Server
3 40 (51.95%) Windows 10
4 33 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (12.99%) AIX
6 10 (12.99%) Linux
6 10 (12.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (12.99%) Unix
7 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (38.96%) Application Packaging
3 29 (37.66%) ITIL
4 20 (25.97%) Migration
5 16 (20.78%) Network Design
6 14 (18.18%) High Availability
7 13 (16.88%) Operations Management
8 12 (15.58%) TOGAF
9 11 (14.29%) Change Management
10 10 (12.99%) Data Protection
10 10 (12.99%) Load Balancing
11 9 (11.69%) Service Management
12 6 (7.79%) DevOps
12 6 (7.79%) Storage Virtualisation
13 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
14 4 (5.19%) Problem-Solving
15 3 (3.90%) Application Virtualisation
15 3 (3.90%) Converged Infrastructure
15 3 (3.90%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 22 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (6.49%) VBScript
4 4 (5.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (11.69%) CCA
3 3 (3.90%) MCSE
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 48 (62.34%) Active Directory
2 41 (53.25%) XenApp
3 36 (46.75%) Hyper-V
4 32 (41.56%) XenDesktop
5 28 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (24.68%) XenServer
7 16 (20.78%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (12.99%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (7.79%) DFS Replication
10 3 (3.90%) vSphere
11 1 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 47 (61.04%) SCCM
2 26 (33.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (20.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 10 (12.99%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.60%) AppDNA
5 2 (2.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.30%) SCOM
6 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (77.92%) Microsoft
2 47 (61.04%) Citrix
3 32 (41.56%) VMware
4 19 (24.68%) Oracle
5 14 (18.18%) Dell
6 10 (12.99%) IBM
6 10 (12.99%) McAfee
6 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
7 9 (11.69%) Google
8 6 (7.79%) Ivanti
9 3 (3.90%) SAP
10 2 (2.60%) Symantec
11 1 (1.30%) HP
11 1 (1.30%) Lumension