Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 189 201
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -45
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 13 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.84% 1.95% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 12
South West median daily rate £525 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.06% -1.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £241 £287 £243
90th Percentile £609 £340 £575
England median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.50 £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.36% +64.71% -33.33%

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 705 718 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.46% 12.55% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 434 364
South West median daily rate £350 £339 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.32% +4.23% -
10th Percentile £158 £125 £120
90th Percentile £538 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 93
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -28.21% +2.63%
10th Percentile £10.53 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.45 £43.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -5 3 £325 +1.56% 2
Bristol -20 3 £500 +60.00%
Gloucestershire +21 1 £175 -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 10
3 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (69.23%) Skype for Business
3 9 (69.23%) Unified Communications
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (69.23%) CCIE
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) Skype
3 9 (69.23%) DV Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
5 5 (38.46%) Information Security Management
5 5 (38.46%) Security Management
5 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (38.46%) Change Management
5 5 (38.46%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) MSI
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365

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 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (69.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DHCP
1 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (69.23%) Skype
2 9 (69.23%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications Specialist
2 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security Management
2 5 (38.46%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (38.46%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) CCIE
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (69.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Wyse