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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 47 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.46% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.77% 2.70% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £333 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £340 £336
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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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
53 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.07% 13.91% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 20
Average daily rate £325 £260 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 October 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 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
5 3 (37.50%) Altiris
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SCOM
5 3 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) VBScript
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (12.50%) AppSense
7 1 (12.50%) Information Security
7 1 (12.50%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 3 (37.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Altiris
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Lumension