The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 52 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.61% - 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 6.38% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£150 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 - £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £174 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-30.85% +106.91%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 62 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.61% 19.02% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 39
Average daily rate £263 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £157 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Gloucestershire region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
4 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
4 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
4 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 2 (28.57%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (14.29%) Acronis
7 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Xen
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) VBScript
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Wyse

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (42.86%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
1 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Wyse
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) AppSense
3 1 (14.29%) Acronis