Period
to 11 November 2019

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 6 months to 11 November 2019 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.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 168 157
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 24 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.63% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 5.22% 1.32% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £230 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.04% -50.27% -2.63%
10th Percentile £313 £230 £393
90th Percentile £475 £440 £525
South East median daily rate £375 £416 £380
% change year-on-year -9.91% +9.54% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £18.05 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.11% - -
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -66.67% -

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 460 453 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.04% 11.20% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 234 285
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £147 £166 £222
90th Percentile £606 £575 £578
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £396
% change year-on-year - +7.26% +5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.82% +17.24% -15.01%
10th Percentile £18.50 £11.17 £10.47
90th Percentile £82.50 £22.85 £38.80
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Berkshire over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in Berkshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 11 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 16 £375 +63.04%
Ascot - 3 - -
Microsoft App-V
South East

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 23 (95.83%) SCCM
2 22 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (91.67%) MSI
3 20 (83.33%) InstallShield
3 20 (83.33%) Windows
3 20 (83.33%) Application Packaging
4 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
5 17 (70.83%) DV Cleared
6 15 (62.50%) QA
7 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
7 13 (54.17%) VMware
8 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 12 (50.00%) Windows 10
9 11 (45.83%) Ivanti
9 11 (45.83%) Citrix
9 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
10 10 (41.67%) Novell
10 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
10 10 (41.67%) vSphere
11 9 (37.50%) AdminStudio
11 9 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (33.33%) MCSE
12 8 (33.33%) XenApp
12 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (29.17%) Migration
13 7 (29.17%) Time Management
13 7 (29.17%) Windows 8

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (91.67%) MSI
2 20 (83.33%) InstallShield
3 9 (37.50%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Local Government
1 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Applications Packager
2 8 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
3 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared Application Packager
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Application Packager
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
3 12 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (29.17%) Windows 8
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Application Packaging
2 8 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (29.17%) Escalation Management
3 7 (29.17%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Time Management
4 5 (20.83%) Personalization
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VB
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 17 (70.83%) DV Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (12.50%) MCTS
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) QA
2 7 (29.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 10 (41.67%) vSphere
4 9 (37.50%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (95.83%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Citrix
2 11 (45.83%) Ivanti
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) Novell
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco