The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 34 34 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.37% 0.98% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% 12.00% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £339 £388
% change year-on-year +25.46% -12.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -20.70% -13.97%  

Microsoft App-V is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14 25 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 5.24% 8.17% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 18
Median daily rate £288 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.81% -12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £139 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £476 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Bedfordshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Bedfordshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Bedfordshire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
East of England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCEA
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Simpana
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) GPG13
4 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Provisioning Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCEA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GPG13
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CommVault
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto