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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 106 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 21 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.79% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 7.61% 1.42% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
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£425 £185 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% -47.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £177 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £193 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.91 £32.81 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-21.01% +13.12%
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
276 282 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.43% 10.84% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 125 74
Average daily rate £350 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 30 January 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 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 8 £425 - 9
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (70.37%) SCCM
2 17 (62.96%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) MSI
5 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
6 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
8 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.93%) Citrix
9 6 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 6 (22.22%) AppSense
10 5 (18.52%) ITIL
11 4 (14.81%) Service Management
11 4 (14.81%) Migration
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.81%) MCTS
11 4 (14.81%) MCITP
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
12 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
12 3 (11.11%) SCVMM
12 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (11.11%) VMware
13 2 (7.41%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MSI
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Applications Packager
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Field Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Customer Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) High Availability
4 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (14.81%) MCTS
3 4 (14.81%) MCITP
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) CCA
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (70.37%) SCCM
2 6 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (11.11%) SCVMM
4 2 (7.41%) SCOM
5 1 (3.70%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) AppSense
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £417 per day
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