Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 2018 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 154 148
Rank change year-on-year -12 -6 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 9 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.075% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 1.68% 0.71% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £411 £325 £433
90th Percentile £525 £695 £498
South East median daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £55.55
South East median hourly rate £38.31 - £55.55

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 535 422 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.08% 10.58% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 235 238
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.84% +3.93%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £175
90th Percentile £588 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 56
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.93 £24.75 £28.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.64% -13.76% +61.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.13 £15.88
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.33 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £16.64 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.92% -14.29% +9.38%

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 24 January 2018.

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 24 January 2018. 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 +8 3 £420 +12.00%
Slough - 3 - -
Microsoft App-V
South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, 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 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 6 (66.67%) Ivanti
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) Symantec
5 3 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) VBScript
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) CESG
5 3 (33.33%) Altiris
5 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
5 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (33.33%) Skype
5 3 (33.33%) OneDrive

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Packager
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Packager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Packager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 3 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Ivanti
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Altiris
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
4 3 (33.33%) VMware