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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 113 91 107
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 1.24% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 11.99% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 13
Median daily rate £475 £417 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% +9.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
-22.46% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.68 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +7.62%
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
264 267 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.46% 10.36% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 136 117
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 19
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +14.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.90 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 2 £475 -
Reading -11 1 £450 +7.91%
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) Application Packaging
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) MSI
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) VBScript
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) AppSense
6 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
7 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery
7 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (14.29%) Workflow
7 1 (14.29%) Publishing
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) VB
7 1 (14.29%) MS Office
7 1 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (14.29%) Citrix

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MSI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Packager
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Application Packaging
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery
3 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) AppSense
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix