The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cambridge region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 44 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.27% 1.89% -
As % of the System Software category 8.70% 11.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.09% -33.87%
System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
69 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.65% 16.49% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 17
Average daily rate £313 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £184 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £41.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
Cambridgeshire

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) MSI
2 8 (80.00%) AppSense
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) VBScript
5 3 (30.00%) SMS
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (30.00%) InstallShield
5 3 (30.00%) AdminStudio
6 2 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (20.00%) Windows NT
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SMS
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MSI
2 3 (30.00%) InstallShield
2 3 (30.00%) AdminStudio
3 2 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (20.00%) Windows NT
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
1 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) AppSense
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Dell