The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 67 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.51% 0.14% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 4.21% 1.64% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£347 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.91 £32.81 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-21.01% +13.12%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
95 61 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.16% 8.36% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 10
Average daily rate £350 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £10.00 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £16.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) SCCM
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 4 (36.36%) VB
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) InstallShield
5 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 3 (27.27%) QMS
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) SCOM
6 2 (18.18%) Legal
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) MSI
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) WSH

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (18.18%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) InstallShield
2 2 (18.18%) MSI
3 1 (9.09%) AdminStudio
3 1 (9.09%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Applications Packager
2 3 (27.27%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WSH
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) QMS
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Dell
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) AppSense
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle