Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 167 127
Rank change year-on-year +16 -40 +33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 10 5 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.25% 0.12% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 1.87% 1.00% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 35
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% - +23.78%
10th Percentile £393 £436 £331
90th Percentile £525 £671 £500
South East median daily rate £380 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.23% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £55.55
South East median hourly rate £60.00 - £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 535 500 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.12% 11.67% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 259 252
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.45% +7.50%
10th Percentile £222 £202 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £392 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.53% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 44 73
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.28 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.09% -19.81% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.47 £12.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £38.80 £53.13 £42.38
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +16.67%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +10 4 £401 -11.00% 1
Slough - 3 - - 1
Microsoft App-V
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) VBScript
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec
5 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) CESG
5 3 (30.00%) Altiris
5 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (30.00%) Presales
5 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (30.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (30.00%) Disk Encryption
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (30.00%) Skype

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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ICT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (30.00%) Disk Encryption
2 3 (30.00%) Presales
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) BitLocker
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (30.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) LANDesk
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Altiris
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) AppSense