The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Gloucestershire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 41 31 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.40% 0.76% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 9.38% 5.88% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£622 £309 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.15% +54.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £309 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £309 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £19.52 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -40.84%
System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.92% 12.98% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 22
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
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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 22 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Altiris
4 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Lumension
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Sophos
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Lumension
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense