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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 50 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.45% 0.60% -
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £125 £130 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.82 £32.81
% change year-on-year
-8.34% -33.48%
Microsoft App-V
South West

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
62 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.90% 10.20% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 25
Average daily rate £300 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +7 2 £125 -
Microsoft App-V
South West

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) UAG
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 2 (28.57%) Canon
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VoIP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) AdminStudio
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Packager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Application Packager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) XenApp
1 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
2 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
2 2 (28.57%) UAG
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) AppSense
3 2 (28.57%) Canon
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) Altiris
4 1 (14.29%) Lumension
4 1 (14.29%) VMware