The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridgeshire 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 69 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.74% 1.13% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 6.32% 8.60% 7.53%
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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
95 93 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.71% 13.12% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 25
Average daily rate £300 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £188 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 29
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
East of England

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 30 July 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) AppSense
4 10 (62.50%) SCCM
5 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (50.00%) MSI
7 7 (43.75%) Fat Client
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (43.75%) Thin Client
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (31.25%) InstallShield
9 5 (31.25%) AdminStudio
9 5 (31.25%) VMware
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
9 5 (31.25%) XenApp
9 5 (31.25%) SMS
9 5 (31.25%) DHCP
9 5 (31.25%) DNS
10 4 (25.00%) Dell
10 4 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
10 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
11 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
11 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (18.75%) Clustering
11 3 (18.75%) HP
11 3 (18.75%) IBM
11 3 (18.75%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SMS
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) NAS
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MSI
2 5 (31.25%) InstallShield
2 5 (31.25%) AdminStudio
3 2 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Applications Packager
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Design Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Environment Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Fat Client
1 7 (43.75%) Thin Client
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Vista
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 2 (12.50%) Windows NT
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) MCSA
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (68.75%) AppSense
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Mercator