Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 107 128
Rank change year-on-year -18 +21 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.30% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 2.10% 1.76% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £263 £298 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -8.46% -
10th Percentile £251 £293 £313
90th Percentile £274 £458 £338
South East median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -1.94% +3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 334 227 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.10% 13.05% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 115 106
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £131 £204 £213
90th Percentile £494 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.58 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £58.88 £16.10 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Milton Keynes -21 7 £263 -11.76% 2
Microsoft App-V
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) VBScript
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) XenApp
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (42.86%) Skype
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) AppSense
4 3 (42.86%) MSI
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (28.57%) SLA
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
5 2 (28.57%) Computacenter
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
5 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
5 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
5 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (42.86%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
1 2 (28.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MSI
2 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
2 2 (28.57%) WiX
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Packager
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) MSI Packager
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Disk Encryption
2 2 (28.57%) Hardware Maintenance
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) BitLocker
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (14.29%) EdgeSight
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) AppSense
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Computacenter
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 1 (14.29%) Altiris
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp