The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 62 60 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 6 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.72% 0.79% 2.21%
As % of the System Software category 6.12% 7.69% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£370 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.95%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
98 78 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.81% 10.24% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 32
Average daily rate £286 £275 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% -13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -52.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) AppSense
4 8 (57.14%) SCCM
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 8 (57.14%) MSI
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) InstallShield
6 5 (35.71%) AdminStudio
6 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
6 5 (35.71%) SMS
6 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Vista
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (21.43%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) VBScript
8 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
8 3 (21.43%) XenApp
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
9 2 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
9 2 (14.29%) VB
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
9 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
9 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) SMS
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MSI
2 5 (35.71%) InstallShield
2 5 (35.71%) AdminStudio
3 2 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Applications Packager
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Thin Client
1 5 (35.71%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Vista
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 2000
5 2 (14.29%) Windows NT
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Validation
1 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
1 1 (7.14%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) VBScript
2 2 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (78.57%) AppSense
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) HP