Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 August 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 West
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 182 203
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 47 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.73% 0.36% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 3.95% 2.61% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 3
South West median daily rate £425 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +12.50% +12.00%
10th Percentile £325 £249 £265
90th Percentile £491 £449 £370
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.45 £18.50 £14.22
% change year-on-year -16.47% +30.14% -49.23%

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,189 765 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.58% 13.84% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 436 409
South West median daily rate £440 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +8.97% +3.57%
10th Percentile £165 £198 £161
90th Percentile £600 £575 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 83 46
South West median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% +20.69% -9.38%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.73 £10.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £46.25
England median hourly rate £16.68 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.06% +3.13% -

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the South West over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

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

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

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

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

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 August 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
Wiltshire -19 20 £425 - 6
Gloucestershire -10 11 £475 +22.58% 2
Bristol +3 9 £388 -3.13% 1
Dorset - 3 £388 - 2
Devon - 1 £275 -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 West region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 47 (100.00%) SCCM
2 39 (82.98%) Windows
3 33 (70.21%) Security Cleared
4 31 (65.96%) PowerShell
4 31 (65.96%) ITIL
5 27 (57.45%) Windows 10
5 27 (57.45%) Application Virtualisation
6 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
6 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
7 21 (44.68%) Windows 7
7 21 (44.68%) DV Cleared
8 19 (40.43%) Compatibility Testing
9 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
9 18 (38.30%) Software Distribution
10 17 (36.17%) Citrix
10 17 (36.17%) MSI
11 14 (29.79%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
12 13 (27.66%) SCOM
12 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 13 (27.66%) Virtual Desktop
13 12 (25.53%) Failover Clustering
13 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (25.53%) SCDPM
13 12 (25.53%) SCSM
13 12 (25.53%) User Experience
13 12 (25.53%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (25.53%) Clustering
13 12 (25.53%) DHCP

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Azure Stack
2 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) DHCP
2 6 (12.77%) Skype
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MSI
2 4 (8.51%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.26%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) TestRail
4 1 (2.13%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Applications Packager
2 10 (21.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared Application Packager
7 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared Application Packager
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Server Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Software Packaging
2 3 (6.38%) Universal Windows Platform
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.53%) Clustering
1 12 (25.53%) User Experience
2 11 (23.40%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.77%) Fat Client
3 6 (12.77%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows 10
3 21 (44.68%) Windows 7
4 18 (38.30%) Windows Server
5 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.13%) Unix
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) ITIL
2 27 (57.45%) Application Virtualisation
3 19 (40.43%) Compatibility Testing
4 18 (38.30%) Software Distribution
5 12 (25.53%) Data Protection
6 11 (23.40%) Application Packaging
6 11 (23.40%) ITIL V3
7 10 (21.28%) Service Management
8 9 (19.15%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.77%) Workload Management
11 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (8.51%) Kanban
12 4 (8.51%) Scrum
13 3 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
13 3 (6.38%) Requirements Engineering
13 3 (6.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 21 (44.68%) DV Cleared
3 11 (23.40%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CCA
5 1 (2.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (46.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.79%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (27.66%) Hyper-V
3 13 (27.66%) Virtual Desktop
4 12 (25.53%) DFS Replication
4 12 (25.53%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (8.51%) XenApp
7 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (100.00%) SCCM
2 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 13 (27.66%) SCOM
3 12 (25.53%) Failover Clustering
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (25.53%) SCDPM
3 12 (25.53%) SCSM
3 12 (25.53%) SCVMM
3 12 (25.53%) WSUS
4 1 (2.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.17%) Citrix
3 6 (12.77%) Ivanti
3 6 (12.77%) Wyse
4 5 (10.64%) Dell
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 2 (4.26%) CA
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe
6 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.13%) Splunk
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) Zscaler