The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V 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 Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 116 127 111
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 7 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.27% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 2.39% 2.52% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £391 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.93% +25.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £340 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £437 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £331 £328
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.77% +36.78%
Microsoft App-V
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
293 278 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.70% 10.62% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 122 116
Average daily rate £378 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 35
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
Reading +8 2 £288 -21.50% 3
Bracknell - - - -
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) Citrix
3 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 18 (51.43%) XenDesktop
4 18 (51.43%) Windows
5 17 (48.57%) DV Cleared
6 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (40.00%) SCCM
7 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
8 12 (34.29%) Application Packaging
8 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (20.00%) AppSense
10 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (20.00%) XenApp
10 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (17.14%) Migration
11 6 (17.14%) VMware
12 5 (14.29%) DNS
12 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
13 4 (11.43%) DHCP
13 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
13 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
13 4 (11.43%) ITIL
13 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
13 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
13 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
13 4 (11.43%) Lumension

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Applications Packager
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Support Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Network Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Environment Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Release Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
1 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (8.57%) High Availability
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (48.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.57%) MCTS
4 3 (8.57%) MCITP
4 3 (8.57%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) CCA
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) XenDesktop
2 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.00%) XenApp
4 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (11.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) Citrix
3 7 (20.00%) AppSense
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Lumension
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco
7 2 (5.71%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) CA
7 2 (5.71%) NetIQ
7 2 (5.71%) Altiris
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
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