The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 55 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 15 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.69% 1.12% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 12.10% 9.09% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
Average daily rate £260 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +8.57%
System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
124 66 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.00% 12.27% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 23
Average daily rate £294 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 20
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.68 £9.58 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £14.45 £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Microsoft App-V
Buckinghamshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) MSI
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Application Packaging
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) Wise Package Studio
3 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 8 (44.44%) VB
3 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 8 (44.44%) WSH
4 7 (38.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) XenApp
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Novell
7 2 (11.11%) MCSE
7 2 (11.11%) InstallShield
7 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) VMware
8 1 (5.56%) AppSense
8 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (5.56%) NetScaler

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) MSI
2 8 (44.44%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (11.11%) InstallShield
4 1 (5.56%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Applications Packager
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Application Packaging
2 8 (44.44%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Software Deployment
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
2 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.56%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) Novell
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) AppSense
3 1 (5.56%) Wyse
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