The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 31 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 Midlands 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 8.18% -
As % of the System Software category - 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.09% -33.87%
System Software Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
9 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.20% 12.27% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 1
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Microsoft App-V
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft