The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 85 78 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.079% 0.92% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 0.97% 6.75% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £22.00 £14.36
% change year-on-year
-28.40% +53.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
103 163 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.10% 13.64% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 38
Average daily rate £400 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £136.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Buckinghamshire region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft App-V
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) QMS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 4 (66.67%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) Dell
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) MSI
4 2 (33.33%) AdminStudio
5 1 (16.67%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSI
1 2 (33.33%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) VB
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Dell
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 3 (50.00%) HP
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