Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 298 301
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +30
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 78 77 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 2.92% 3.13% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 56 51
South East median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +12.68%
10th Percentile £271 £225 £290
90th Percentile £600 £488 £475
England median daily rate £400 £375 £335
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.94% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% - -
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -5.13% -30.36% +40.00%

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 2,670 2,462 2,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.91% 14.66% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,598 1,433 1,193
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £163 £143 £185
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £470 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +7.43% +6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 176 186
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% +12.50% -11.76%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.28 £10.29
90th Percentile £44.53 £44.38 £47.38
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.62 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +1 54 £425 +13.33% 3
Thames Valley -3 12 £413 +3.13% 2
Berkshire -5 6 £230 -51.58% 2
West Sussex - 6 £413 -
Oxfordshire +4 5 £413 +3.13%
Surrey -20 4 £375 +57.89% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 1 £473 +80.00%
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 72 (92.31%) Windows
2 51 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 49 (62.82%) VMware
4 48 (61.54%) Hyper-V
4 48 (61.54%) Windows 10
5 47 (60.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (57.69%) Citrix
6 45 (57.69%) Windows Server
6 45 (57.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 44 (56.41%) SCCM
8 43 (55.13%) XenApp
9 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
10 31 (39.74%) XenDesktop
11 28 (35.90%) Network Design
11 28 (35.90%) Middleware
12 27 (34.62%) SQL
12 27 (34.62%) Migration
13 25 (32.05%) PowerShell
13 25 (32.05%) Application Packaging
13 25 (32.05%) Oracle
14 24 (30.77%) SAN
15 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (29.49%) NetScaler
16 22 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (25.64%) Office 365
17 20 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Intune
19 18 (23.08%) ITIL
20 17 (21.79%) Windows 7
20 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012

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 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 9 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) NUKE
2 2 (2.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 45 (57.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (25.64%) Office 365
3 16 (20.51%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (19.23%) SaaS
5 14 (17.95%) IaaS
5 14 (17.95%) PaaS
6 8 (10.26%) Yammer
7 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.77%) SAN
2 23 (29.49%) NetScaler
3 13 (16.67%) DNS
4 12 (15.38%) Firewall
5 10 (12.82%) DHCP
5 10 (12.82%) VLAN
6 9 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (11.54%) iSCSI
6 9 (11.54%) Skype
7 3 (3.85%) Wireless
8 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MSI
2 5 (6.41%) AdminStudio
2 5 (6.41%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.56%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (3.85%) Local Government
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Architect
2 22 (28.21%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Applications Packager
5 8 (10.26%) Windows Specialist
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.85%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.90%) Middleware
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) JSON
3 1 (1.28%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 12 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 9 (11.54%) Clustering
3 9 (11.54%) PKI
4 3 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 72 (92.31%) Windows
2 48 (61.54%) Windows 10
3 45 (57.69%) Windows Server
4 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (21.79%) Windows 7
5 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (19.23%) Linux
7 14 (17.95%) AIX
7 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (17.95%) Windows XP
8 13 (16.67%) Unix
9 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Network Design
2 27 (34.62%) Migration
3 25 (32.05%) Application Packaging
4 20 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 18 (23.08%) ITIL
6 9 (11.54%) High Availability
6 9 (11.54%) Storage Virtualisation
7 7 (8.97%) Operations Management
8 6 (7.69%) Application Discovery
8 6 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
8 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.41%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.13%) Analytics
10 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.85%) Change Management
11 3 (3.85%) Data Protection
11 3 (3.85%) IT Asset Management
11 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.85%) Service Management
11 3 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) SQL
2 25 (32.05%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.41%) VBScript
4 2 (2.56%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (10.26%) CCA
3 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) MCSE
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 48 (61.54%) Hyper-V
2 47 (60.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (55.13%) XenApp
4 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 31 (39.74%) XenDesktop
6 14 (17.95%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (15.38%) XenServer
8 11 (14.10%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (8.97%) DFS Replication
10 6 (7.69%) BitLocker
11 2 (2.56%) vSphere
12 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (56.41%) SCCM
2 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (17.95%) Data Guard
4 10 (12.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.85%) AirWatch
6 2 (2.56%) SCOM
6 2 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.28%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.28%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (1.28%) EdgeSight
7 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.28%) ThinApp
7 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 49 (62.82%) VMware
3 45 (57.69%) Citrix
4 25 (32.05%) Oracle
5 15 (19.23%) 3PAR
5 15 (19.23%) HP
5 15 (19.23%) IBM
6 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
7 11 (14.10%) Dell
8 8 (10.26%) Ivanti
9 4 (5.13%) Intel
9 4 (5.13%) McAfee
10 3 (3.85%) Google
10 3 (3.85%) Symantec
11 2 (2.56%) Adobe
11 2 (2.56%) Apple
11 2 (2.56%) Autodesk
11 2 (2.56%) Cisco
11 2 (2.56%) NetApp
11 2 (2.56%) Tableau