The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 49 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 22 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.98% - 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 18.49% - 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 - £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £339 £388
% change year-on-year +25.46% -12.58%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 119 68 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 16.10% 9.18% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 33 29
Median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 4
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.38 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +37.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £10.96 £9.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £16.10
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Milton Keynes

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in Milton Keynes

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (62.50%) XenDesktop
3 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (58.33%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) Citrix
4 13 (54.17%) Migration
5 11 (45.83%) XenApp
5 11 (45.83%) AppDNA
6 10 (41.67%) F5
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (41.67%) BIG-IP
6 10 (41.67%) Fat Client
6 10 (41.67%) SCCM
6 10 (41.67%) Thin Client
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) MSI
6 10 (41.67%) AppSense
6 10 (41.67%) GPG13
6 10 (41.67%) Protective Monitoring
7 9 (37.50%) DevOps
7 9 (37.50%) Windows 10
7 9 (37.50%) Palo Alto
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
9 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
10 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
10 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (20.83%) ITIL
11 5 (20.83%) Application Packaging

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) BIG-IP
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) IPsec
3 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) X.509
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Architect
2 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Applications Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Mobility Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Security Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Fat Client
1 10 (41.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Vista
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Migration
2 10 (41.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 9 (37.50%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Application Packaging
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Application Discovery
6 3 (12.50%) Personalization
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Service Design
8 1 (4.17%) DNA
8 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CCA
4 1 (4.17%) CCAA
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (62.50%) XenDesktop
2 11 (45.83%) XenApp
3 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) AppDNA
2 10 (41.67%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Citrix
2 10 (41.67%) AppSense
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) F5
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
5 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper