Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 305 332
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27 -38
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 86 71 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 3.48% 3.04% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 57 38
South East median daily rate £430 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% -5.00% +11.50%
10th Percentile £292 £230 £298
90th Percentile £600 £443 £488
England median daily rate £413 £375 £315
% change year-on-year +10.00% +19.05% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
South East median hourly rate £18.05 - £31.00
10th Percentile £16.49 - £27.60
90th Percentile £19.61 - £32.80
England median hourly rate £15.55 £15.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +0.32% -44.64% -30.00%

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 2,470 2,338 2,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.02% 14.48% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,426 1,411 1,292
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £149 £174
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 169 189
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.61% +16.53% -15.49%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.05 £46.30 £46.96
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.79% +6.70% -1.56%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 +25 59 £550 +46.67% 1
Thames Valley -9 17 £325 -18.75% 4
Oxfordshire -7 10 £325 -18.75% 2
Berkshire -8 6 £230 -50.27% 1
West Sussex -1 5 £413 +26.92%
Surrey -25 2 £400 +68.42%
Buckinghamshire +9 1 £473 +80.00% 1
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 83 (96.51%) Windows
2 56 (65.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (62.79%) Windows Server
4 53 (61.63%) Microsoft
4 53 (61.63%) VMware
5 52 (60.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (56.98%) Hyper-V
7 47 (54.65%) Windows 10
8 45 (52.33%) XenApp
8 45 (52.33%) SCCM
8 45 (52.33%) Citrix
9 41 (47.67%) Active Directory
10 36 (41.86%) Middleware
10 36 (41.86%) Migration
10 36 (41.86%) Network Design
11 34 (39.53%) SQL
11 34 (39.53%) Oracle
12 30 (34.88%) Application Packaging
12 30 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (32.56%) PowerShell
14 27 (31.40%) XenDesktop
15 23 (26.74%) SAN
15 23 (26.74%) Office 365
15 23 (26.74%) NetScaler
15 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Intune
17 19 (22.09%) SaaS
18 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (19.77%) DNS
20 16 (18.60%) IBM

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 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
1 9 (10.47%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.65%) NUKE
2 4 (4.65%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 56 (65.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (26.74%) Office 365
3 19 (22.09%) SaaS
4 14 (16.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (16.28%) IaaS
4 14 (16.28%) PaaS
5 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (9.30%) Yammer
7 4 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.74%) NetScaler
1 23 (26.74%) SAN
2 17 (19.77%) DNS
3 15 (17.44%) DHCP
4 13 (15.12%) Firewall
5 9 (10.47%) Skype
6 8 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (9.30%) iSCSI
6 8 (9.30%) VLAN
7 7 (8.14%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.33%) SMS
8 2 (2.33%) Wireless
9 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MSI
2 8 (9.30%) InstallShield
3 4 (4.65%) AdminStudio
3 4 (4.65%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (2.33%) Local Government
2 1 (1.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Architect
2 32 (37.21%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Applications Packager
6 7 (8.14%) Windows Specialist
7 6 (6.98%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.81%) Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Active Directory Support
10 3 (3.49%) Applications Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Azure Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Office 365 Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.86%) Middleware
2 7 (8.14%) Web Services
3 5 (5.81%) Software Packaging
4 4 (4.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Fat Client
2 9 (10.47%) Thin Client
3 8 (9.30%) Clustering
3 8 (9.30%) PKI
4 5 (5.81%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.81%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 83 (96.51%) Windows
2 54 (62.79%) Windows Server
3 47 (54.65%) Windows 10
4 23 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (17.44%) Linux
6 15 (17.44%) Windows 7
7 14 (16.28%) AIX
7 14 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (16.28%) Windows XP
8 13 (15.12%) Unix
9 7 (8.14%) Apple iOS
9 7 (8.14%) Mac OS
10 5 (5.81%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) Migration
1 36 (41.86%) Network Design
2 30 (34.88%) Application Packaging
3 16 (18.60%) ITIL
3 16 (18.60%) Storage Virtualisation
4 14 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (11.63%) Data Protection
5 10 (11.63%) Runbook
6 8 (9.30%) High Availability
6 8 (9.30%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.14%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (6.98%) Application Discovery
9 5 (5.81%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.65%) Analytics
10 4 (4.65%) Operations Management
11 3 (3.49%) Application Virtualisation
11 3 (3.49%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.53%) SQL
2 28 (32.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.65%) MATLAB
3 4 (4.65%) VBScript
4 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (9.30%) CCA
3 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) MCSE
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 52 (60.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (56.98%) Hyper-V
3 45 (52.33%) XenApp
4 41 (47.67%) Active Directory
5 27 (31.40%) XenDesktop
6 14 (16.28%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (10.47%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (10.47%) XenServer
8 8 (9.30%) DFS Replication
9 6 (6.98%) BitLocker
10 2 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (52.33%) SCCM
2 22 (25.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (16.28%) Data Guard
4 8 (9.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.49%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.16%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.16%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (1.16%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.16%) SCOM
7 1 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.16%) ThinApp
7 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 53 (61.63%) Microsoft
1 53 (61.63%) VMware
2 45 (52.33%) Citrix
3 34 (39.53%) Oracle
4 16 (18.60%) IBM
5 15 (17.44%) 3PAR
5 15 (17.44%) HP
6 14 (16.28%) Red Hat
7 11 (12.79%) Ivanti
8 9 (10.47%) Dell
9 7 (8.14%) Apple
10 4 (4.65%) Adobe
10 4 (4.65%) Autodesk
10 4 (4.65%) Google
10 4 (4.65%) Intel
10 4 (4.65%) Tableau
11 2 (2.33%) Cisco
11 2 (2.33%) EMC
11 2 (2.33%) McAfee
11 2 (2.33%) Symantec