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 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 113 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 13 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.49% 0.27% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 4.39% 2.13% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £220 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.14% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +12.69%
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
296 329 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.17% 12.77% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 151 85
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £155 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £433 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.60 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £29.90 £47.50
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 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
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 19 December 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 +22 6 £425 +30.76% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £500 -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (57.14%) Citrix
1 12 (57.14%) SCCM
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
5 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Application Packaging
7 6 (28.57%) AppSense
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) XenDesktop
7 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 5 (23.81%) XenApp
8 5 (23.81%) MSI
8 5 (23.81%) ITIL
9 4 (19.05%) Service Management
9 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (19.05%) MCTS
9 4 (19.05%) MCITP
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
9 4 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
10 3 (14.29%) VMware
10 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Customer Support
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Service Management
2 4 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (19.05%) MCTS
3 4 (19.05%) MCITP
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CCA
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 5 (23.81%) XenApp
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.76%) XenServer
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.76%) EdgeSight
4 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Citrix
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) AppSense
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) Altiris
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) NetIQ
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
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