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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 60 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.46% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 15.79% 1.75% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £338 £329
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
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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
76 114 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.25% 15.47% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 31
Average daily rate £325 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £376 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 14
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.63 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% -2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.30 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) MSI
2 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
4 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 11 (33.33%) SCCM
6 9 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (24.24%) InstallShield
7 8 (24.24%) Application Packaging
8 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
9 6 (18.18%) Citrix
10 5 (15.15%) AdminStudio
10 5 (15.15%) AppSense
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
10 5 (15.15%) WSH
10 5 (15.15%) VB
10 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
10 5 (15.15%) XenApp
10 5 (15.15%) Wise Package Studio
11 4 (12.12%) Software Deployment
11 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (12.12%) C
12 3 (9.09%) Migration
12 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
13 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
13 2 (6.06%) VMware
13 2 (6.06%) Legal
13 2 (6.06%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.03%) SAN
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MSI
2 8 (24.24%) InstallShield
3 5 (15.15%) AdminStudio
3 5 (15.15%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Applications Packager
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Application Packaging
2 5 (15.15%) WSH
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Software Deployment
2 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) VB
2 4 (12.12%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
1 5 (15.15%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) SCCM
2 9 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Citrix
2 5 (15.15%) AppSense
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Wyse
4 1 (3.03%) Novell
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle