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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 71 94 97
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 42 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 1.31% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 16.03% 12.03% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £310 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £483 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £21.50 £19.04
% change year-on-year
-39.38% +12.92%
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
262 266 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.68% 10.90% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 105 114
Average daily rate £395 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £235 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 13 30
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -36.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £21.00 £30.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -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
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +24 29 £417 -12.21% 1
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 76 (98.70%) Security Cleared
2 72 (93.51%) Windows
3 51 (66.23%) Windows 7
4 47 (61.04%) SCCM
5 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
6 40 (51.95%) MSI
7 38 (49.35%) DV Cleared
8 37 (48.05%) SC Cleared
9 32 (41.56%) Application Packaging
10 26 (33.77%) C#
10 26 (33.77%) .NET
11 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
12 10 (12.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (12.99%) Migration
13 8 (10.39%) Citrix
14 7 (9.09%) AppSense
14 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
16 3 (3.90%) HP
16 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
17 2 (2.60%) Wise Package Studio
17 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
17 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
17 2 (2.60%) Lumension
17 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
17 2 (2.60%) InstallShield
17 2 (2.60%) Project Management
17 2 (2.60%) WSH
17 2 (2.60%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 40 (51.95%) MSI
2 2 (2.60%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.60%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 67 (87.01%) Applications Packager
2 3 (3.90%) Build Engineer
3 2 (2.60%) Support Engineer
3 2 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (2.60%) Team Leader
3 2 (2.60%) Consultant
3 2 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (1.30%) Junior
4 1 (1.30%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (1.30%) Technical Support
4 1 (1.30%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (1.30%) Technical Customer Support
4 1 (1.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (1.30%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (1.30%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (1.30%) Field Engineer
4 1 (1.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (1.30%) Applications Support
4 1 (1.30%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (1.30%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) Application Packaging
2 26 (33.77%) .NET
3 2 (2.60%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 72 (93.51%) Windows
2 51 (66.23%) Windows 7
3 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
5 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.99%) Migration
2 2 (2.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) C#
2 2 (2.60%) VB
3 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (98.70%) Security Cleared
2 38 (49.35%) DV Cleared
3 37 (48.05%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (61.04%) SCCM
2 10 (12.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Citrix
3 7 (9.09%) AppSense
4 3 (3.90%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) Lumension
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) VMware
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