The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine 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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 30 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.21% 5.00% 3.70%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 10.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£282 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +5.71%
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 Erskine region.

System Software Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
51 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 37.50% 50.00% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 9 6
Average daily rate £325 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £329 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £402 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Erskine

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) HP
3 9 (69.23%) AppSense
3 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) SAN
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) DNS
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) Service Management
5 7 (53.85%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) Fat Client
6 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Application Packaging
6 6 (46.15%) MSI
6 6 (46.15%) Citrix
6 6 (46.15%) Thin Client
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (46.15%) Middleware
6 6 (46.15%) DHCP
7 5 (38.46%) VBScript
7 5 (38.46%) QA
8 4 (30.77%) Altiris
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 3 (23.08%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) SMS
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.69%) AdminStudio
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Applications Packager
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technology Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Middleware
1 6 (46.15%) Application Packaging
2 3 (23.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Thin Client
1 6 (46.15%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Service Delivery
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 6 (46.15%) Performance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) VBScript
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) REXX
4 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware ESX
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) AppSense
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Altiris
6 1 (7.69%) CA
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec