The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
South East / Berkshire
Rank 99 119 97
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 7 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.28% 1.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.09% 2.42% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 21
Median daily rate - £325 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.55 -
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 Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 184 289 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 9.94% 11.74% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 176 179
Median daily rate £373 £353 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% -4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £43.00
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 Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Reading +15 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
South East

Microsoft App-V
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix