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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 68 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.12% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 11.61% 1.38% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
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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
112 145 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.61% 13.76% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 37
Average daily rate £313 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 21
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.14 £18.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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
Amersham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) MSI
3 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 14 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
5 12 (35.29%) SCCM
6 10 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (26.47%) Application Packaging
8 8 (23.53%) InstallShield
9 7 (20.59%) Citrix
9 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
10 6 (17.65%) AppSense
11 5 (14.71%) AdminStudio
11 5 (14.71%) WSH
11 5 (14.71%) VB
11 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
11 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
11 5 (14.71%) XenApp
11 5 (14.71%) Wise Package Studio
12 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
12 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (11.76%) C
13 3 (8.82%) Migration
13 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
14 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
14 2 (5.88%) VMware
14 2 (5.88%) Legal
14 2 (5.88%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
1 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MSI
2 8 (23.53%) InstallShield
3 5 (14.71%) AdminStudio
3 5 (14.71%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Application Packaging
2 5 (14.71%) WSH
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Software Deployment
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
3 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) VB
2 4 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
1 5 (14.71%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) SCCM
2 10 (29.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Citrix
2 6 (17.65%) AppSense
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Novell
5 1 (2.94%) Wyse