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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 75 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.098% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 5.34% 0.63% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £331 £328
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.78 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.77% +36.78%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
131 160 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.40% 15.73% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 31
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £150 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.27 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.09 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £16.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Milton Keynes +3 7 £315 -30.00%
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 13 (54.17%) Windows
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 11 (45.83%) MSI
4 9 (37.50%) SCCM
5 8 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (29.17%) InstallShield
7 6 (25.00%) Application Packaging
8 5 (20.83%) AppSense
8 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
9 4 (16.67%) C
9 4 (16.67%) AdminStudio
9 4 (16.67%) Citrix
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.50%) VB
10 3 (12.50%) WSH
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 3 (12.50%) XenApp
10 3 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
10 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
11 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
11 2 (8.33%) Legal
11 2 (8.33%) Migration
12 1 (4.17%) VMware
12 1 (4.17%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MSI
2 7 (29.17%) InstallShield
3 4 (16.67%) AdminStudio
4 3 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Applications Packager
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Asset Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (12.50%) WSH
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
3 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Migration
1 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
2 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C
2 3 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
2 8 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) AppSense
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) VMware