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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 73 89
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 0.92% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £525 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.96% -9.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £330
% change year-on-year +16.07% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £28.88 £13.71
% change year-on-year -50.77% +110.61%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 141 109 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.66% 11.61% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 52 61
Median daily rate £400 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 17
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Milton Keynes -14 3 £525 +77.96% 1
Microsoft App-V
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 23 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Citrix
2 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) Migration
4 13 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 12 (46.15%) AppDNA
5 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
6 11 (42.31%) XenApp
6 11 (42.31%) MSI
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
6 11 (42.31%) AppSense
7 10 (38.46%) Fat Client
7 10 (38.46%) Thin Client
7 10 (38.46%) GPG13
7 10 (38.46%) Protective Monitoring
8 9 (34.62%) Palo Alto
8 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (34.62%) DevOps
8 9 (34.62%) F5
8 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (34.62%) Cisco
8 9 (34.62%) BIG-IP
9 8 (30.77%) DV Cleared
9 8 (30.77%) SCCM
10 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
10 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Windows Vista
10 6 (23.08%) Office 365
11 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) BIG-IP
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Architect
2 9 (34.62%) Technical Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Applications Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Packager
5 2 (7.69%) Migration Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Mobility Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Fat Client
1 10 (38.46%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Vista
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Migration
2 10 (38.46%) Protective Monitoring
3 9 (34.62%) DevOps
4 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
4 6 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) Application Discovery
6 4 (15.38%) Personalization
7 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Design
7 2 (7.69%) Swim Lanes
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 1 (3.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 11 (42.31%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) AppDNA
2 8 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Citrix
2 11 (42.31%) AppSense
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
3 9 (34.62%) F5
3 9 (34.62%) Palo Alto
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Lumension
5 1 (3.85%) ThinPrint