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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 80 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 43 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.69% 0.75% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 15.25% 7.48% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 14
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£417 £435 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £310 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £477 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +11.84%
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
282 254 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.12% 10.04% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 99 96
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 29
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +33 32 £417 -12.21% 2
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 64 (90.14%) Security Cleared
2 63 (88.73%) Windows
3 45 (63.38%) SCCM
3 45 (63.38%) Windows 7
4 40 (56.34%) Microsoft
5 36 (50.70%) MSI
6 32 (45.07%) DV Cleared
7 29 (40.85%) SC Cleared
8 28 (39.44%) Application Packaging
9 20 (28.17%) C#
9 20 (28.17%) .NET
10 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (16.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (12.68%) Migration
12 9 (12.68%) AppSense
13 8 (11.27%) Citrix
14 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
14 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
15 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
16 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (4.23%) SCVMM
17 3 (4.23%) Project Management
17 3 (4.23%) HP
17 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
18 2 (2.82%) WSH
18 2 (2.82%) ITIL
18 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
18 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
18 2 (2.82%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 36 (50.70%) MSI
2 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.82%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.82%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 56 (78.87%) Applications Packager
2 5 (7.04%) Consultant
3 4 (5.63%) Field Engineer
4 3 (4.23%) Build Engineer
4 3 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (2.82%) Technical Support
5 2 (2.82%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
5 2 (2.82%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (2.82%) Technical Customer Support
6 1 (1.41%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Junior
6 1 (1.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.41%) Applications Support
6 1 (1.41%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) Application Packaging
2 20 (28.17%) .NET
3 2 (2.82%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 63 (88.73%) Windows
2 45 (63.38%) Windows 7
3 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) Migration
2 3 (4.23%) Project Management
3 2 (2.82%) ITIL
3 2 (2.82%) Service Management
3 2 (2.82%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (1.41%) High Availability
4 1 (1.41%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) C#
2 2 (2.82%) VB
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (90.14%) Security Cleared
2 32 (45.07%) DV Cleared
3 29 (40.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MCTS
4 2 (2.82%) MCITP
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (63.38%) SCCM
2 12 (16.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.23%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (56.34%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) AppSense
3 8 (11.27%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 5 days ago