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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 94 103 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 31 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 0.74% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 12.40% 7.26% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 9
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£475 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -7.89%
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
250 248 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.59% 10.22% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 105 103
Average daily rate £359 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 25
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.07 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -16.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £23.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 25 £475 +63.79% 2
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 73 (98.65%) Security Cleared
2 72 (97.30%) Windows
3 51 (68.92%) Windows 7
4 42 (56.76%) SCCM
5 40 (54.05%) DV Cleared
6 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
7 36 (48.65%) SC Cleared
8 33 (44.59%) MSI
9 32 (43.24%) Application Packaging
10 28 (37.84%) .NET
10 28 (37.84%) C#
11 14 (18.92%) Windows XP
12 13 (17.57%) Citrix
13 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (14.86%) Application Discovery
14 10 (13.51%) Migration
15 9 (12.16%) AppSense
16 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
17 6 (8.11%) VMware
18 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
19 4 (5.41%) VB
20 3 (4.05%) VBScript
20 3 (4.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
20 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
20 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
21 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
21 2 (2.70%) Lumension
21 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
21 2 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
21 2 (2.70%) WSH

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) IPv4
1 1 (1.35%) IPv6
1 1 (1.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) MSI
2 2 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 60 (81.08%) Applications Packager
2 5 (6.76%) Build Engineer
3 2 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (2.70%) Team Leader
4 1 (1.35%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (1.35%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (1.35%) Consultant
4 1 (1.35%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (1.35%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (1.35%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.24%) Application Packaging
2 28 (37.84%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.35%) Clustering
1 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 72 (97.30%) Windows
2 51 (68.92%) Windows 7
3 14 (18.92%) Windows XP
4 11 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.86%) Application Discovery
2 10 (13.51%) Migration
3 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (37.84%) C#
2 4 (5.41%) VB
3 3 (4.05%) VBScript
4 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (98.65%) Security Cleared
2 40 (54.05%) DV Cleared
3 36 (48.65%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
5 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (56.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Citrix
3 9 (12.16%) AppSense
4 6 (8.11%) VMware
5 2 (2.70%) Lumension
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) EMC
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £230 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago