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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 123 95 113
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 5 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 1.33% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 11.28% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 9
Median daily rate £325 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.06% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £417 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.08 £15.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -31.03%
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
304 337 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.22% 11.79% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 181 117
Median daily rate £375 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 42
Median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.15 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.63 £27.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wokingham - 2 £294 -
Reading -32 1 £340 -18.46%
Slough - 1 £340 -
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) AppSense
5 4 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 4 (33.33%) MSI
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) XenApp
5 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) XenServer
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) SCOM
7 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Applications Packager
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCA
5 1 (8.33%) CCEA
5 1 (8.33%) CCEE
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (25.00%) XenServer
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) EdgeSight
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) AppSense
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix