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 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 64 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.54% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 3.67% 1.18% 0.82%
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 £335
% change year-on-year +16.07% -16.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £29.00 £13.71
% change year-on-year -50.98% +111.52%  

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 109 85 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 14.83% 12.74% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 54
Median daily rate £400 £430 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +10.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £370 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -46.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes 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 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:

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