The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bedford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 19 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 2.67% 2.38% 3.13%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 25.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -38.70%
System Software Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 9.33% 9.52% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £350 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
Bedfordshire

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Bedford region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Microsoft App-V
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco