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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 96 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 34 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 10.09% 2.92% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 5
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£417 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £436 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £21.75 £14.36
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +51.46%
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
337 240 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.42% 8.47% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 105 98
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £25.44 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +25 21 £417 -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 39 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 34 (70.83%) SCCM
4 29 (60.42%) Windows 7
5 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 23 (47.92%) DV Cleared
7 22 (45.83%) MSI
8 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (29.17%) Application Packaging
10 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
11 12 (25.00%) C#
11 12 (25.00%) .NET
12 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (22.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
14 8 (16.67%) Citrix
15 7 (14.58%) AppSense
15 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (8.33%) Service Management
16 4 (8.33%) Migration
16 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
16 4 (8.33%) ITIL
16 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
16 4 (8.33%) MCTS
16 4 (8.33%) MCITP
16 4 (8.33%) Degree
17 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
17 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
17 3 (6.25%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MSI
2 2 (4.17%) InstallShield
2 2 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Applications Packager
2 5 (10.42%) Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Customer Support
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Junior
6 1 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.08%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Application Packaging
2 12 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 29 (60.42%) Windows 7
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.33%) ITIL
1 4 (8.33%) Service Management
1 4 (8.33%) Migration
1 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.08%) High Availability
3 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 23 (47.92%) DV Cleared
3 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.33%) MCTS
4 4 (8.33%) MCITP
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (70.83%) SCCM
2 11 (22.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
3 7 (14.58%) AppSense
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Google
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