The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Bedfordshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 45 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.81% 4.46% 11.15%
As % of the System Software category 10.53% 25.00% 58.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £20.01 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.84% -36.49%
System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 40 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.68% 17.86% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 31
Average daily rate £338 £290 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £351 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
Microsoft App-V
East of England

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
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
Microsoft App-V
East of England

Microsoft App-V
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) CA
2 3 (42.86%) MSI
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
4 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 1 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MSI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Packager
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
1 3 (42.86%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee