The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 44 54
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.77% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category - 11.76% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £128 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -20.70% -13.97%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 48 68 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 14.55% 15.08% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 25
Median daily rate £205 £133 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.71% -55.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £418 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% -21.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.41 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £28.56 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Gloucestershire

Microsoft App-V
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft