Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 294 349
Rank change year-on-year -5 +55 -77
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 91 71 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 3.79% 3.32% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 31
South East median daily rate £389 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £280
90th Percentile £588 £659 £488
England median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South East median hourly rate £16.22 - £31.00
10th Percentile £15.11 - £27.60
90th Percentile £17.32 - £32.80
England median hourly rate £18.50 £14.22 £28.00
% change year-on-year +30.14% -49.23% +72.31%

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 2,404 2,139 2,360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.51% 13.41% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,338 1,253 1,462
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £185 £161 £185
90th Percentile £561 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 172 184
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.13 £43.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -3.08%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +35 58 £430 -4.44%
Thames Valley -27 24 £325 -22.62% 1
Oxfordshire +4 20 £325 -18.24%
West Sussex -1 4 £413 +26.92% 1
Berkshire -19 4 £428 -2.34% 1
Surrey -38 2 £290 +5.45%
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 85 (93.41%) Windows
2 65 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 65 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 61 (67.03%) Active Directory
4 59 (64.84%) SCCM
5 52 (57.14%) Windows 10
6 51 (56.04%) PowerShell
7 49 (53.85%) Hyper-V
8 45 (49.45%) Office 365
9 43 (47.25%) Citrix
10 40 (43.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (43.96%) VMware
11 39 (42.86%) XenApp
12 37 (40.66%) Microsoft Intune
13 35 (38.46%) Application Packaging
14 33 (36.26%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (32.97%) Migration
16 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (29.67%) XenDesktop
17 26 (28.57%) DHCP
17 26 (28.57%) DNS
18 25 (27.47%) SQL
18 25 (27.47%) Oracle
18 25 (27.47%) SAN
18 25 (27.47%) Azure Active Directory
19 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (25.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 23 (25.27%) Middleware
19 23 (25.27%) Network Design

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 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
1 11 (12.09%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.30%) NUKE
2 3 (3.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 65 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (49.45%) Office 365
3 25 (27.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (20.88%) SaaS
6 15 (16.48%) IaaS
6 15 (16.48%) PaaS
7 11 (12.09%) Yammer
8 3 (3.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.57%) DHCP
1 26 (28.57%) DNS
2 25 (27.47%) SAN
3 17 (18.68%) Firewall
4 15 (16.48%) NetScaler
4 15 (16.48%) Remote Desktop
5 11 (12.09%) Fibre Channel
5 11 (12.09%) iSCSI
5 11 (12.09%) Skype
5 11 (12.09%) VLAN
6 4 (4.40%) Wireless
7 2 (2.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MSI
2 8 (8.79%) InstallShield
3 4 (4.40%) AdminStudio
4 3 (3.30%) Android Studio
General
1 2 (2.20%) Publishing
2 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Architect
2 26 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 22 (24.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Windows Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Active Directory Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Office 365 Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) SCCM Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Applications Packager
7 7 (7.69%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Active Directory Support
8 6 (6.59%) Systems Support
9 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.49%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) Middleware
2 15 (16.48%) Web Services
3 5 (5.49%) Software Packaging
4 3 (3.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.19%) Fat Client
2 12 (13.19%) Thin Client
3 11 (12.09%) Clustering
3 11 (12.09%) PKI
4 5 (5.49%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.49%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 85 (93.41%) Windows
2 65 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 52 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 33 (36.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (16.48%) Apple iOS
6 15 (16.48%) Linux
6 15 (16.48%) Mac OS
7 14 (15.38%) AIX
7 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 13 (14.29%) Unix
9 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.30%) Android
11 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) Application Packaging
2 30 (32.97%) Migration
3 23 (25.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 23 (25.27%) Network Design
4 19 (20.88%) ITIL
5 18 (19.78%) Data Protection
6 16 (17.58%) Runbook
7 15 (16.48%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 11 (12.09%) High Availability
9 11 (12.09%) Operations Management
9 11 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (9.89%) Change Management
10 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (8.79%) Storage Virtualisation
12 7 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
13 5 (5.49%) TOGAF
14 3 (3.30%) Application Discovery
14 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
14 3 (3.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (56.04%) PowerShell
2 25 (27.47%) SQL
3 4 (4.40%) VBScript
4 3 (3.30%) MATLAB
4 3 (3.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) CCA
1 11 (12.09%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.10%) MCSE
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (67.03%) Active Directory
2 49 (53.85%) Hyper-V
3 40 (43.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (42.86%) XenApp
5 27 (29.67%) XenDesktop
6 14 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (15.38%) XenServer
7 11 (12.09%) DFS Replication
7 11 (12.09%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.40%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 59 (64.84%) SCCM
2 37 (40.66%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (15.38%) Data Guard
4 11 (12.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (2.20%) SCOM
7 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 65 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 43 (47.25%) Citrix
3 40 (43.96%) VMware
4 25 (27.47%) Oracle
5 15 (16.48%) Apple
5 15 (16.48%) HP
5 15 (16.48%) IBM
6 14 (15.38%) 3PAR
6 14 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 11 (12.09%) Dell
8 10 (10.99%) Ivanti
9 5 (5.49%) McAfee
10 4 (4.40%) Google
11 3 (3.30%) Adobe
11 3 (3.30%) Autodesk
11 3 (3.30%) Cisco
11 3 (3.30%) Tableau
12 2 (2.20%) Meraki
13 1 (1.10%) Capita
13 1 (1.10%) SAP