The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 49 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.73% 0.37% 3.58%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% 2.86% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£263 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.14% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +12.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.98% 12.87% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 21
Average daily rate £363 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +129.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £40.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £124.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Microsoft App-V
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware