The table below looks at the statistics for AppFabric skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AppFabric over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft AppFabric
Rank 127 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AppFabric 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% - 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £450
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
AppFabric
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
489 610 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.59% 21.62% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 379 312
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 £35.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.93% +74.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

AppFabric
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AppFabric across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

AppFabric Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

AppFabric
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AppFabric across the Berkshire region.

AppFabric Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

AppFabric
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing AppFabric 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 AppFabric.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth2
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) MCPD
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language

AppFabric
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing AppFabric 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 AppFabric. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
1 1 (50.00%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Escalation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (50.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) B2B
1 1 (50.00%) B2C
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCAD
1 1 (50.00%) MCPD
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) MCTS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft