The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 39 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 32 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.42% 1.22% 2.19%
As % of the System Software category 27.35% 8.46% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 13
Average daily rate
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£417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £289 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+8.86% +6.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
117 130 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.50% 14.44% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 62 44
Average daily rate £417 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Reading region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V.

1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (98.28%) Windows
3 50 (86.21%) Windows 7
4 41 (70.69%) SCCM
5 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
6 35 (60.34%) DV Cleared
7 30 (51.72%) C#
7 30 (51.72%) .NET
8 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
9 18 (31.03%) MSI
10 17 (29.31%) Application Packaging
11 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
12 10 (17.24%) Citrix
12 10 (17.24%) Migration
12 10 (17.24%) Application Discovery
13 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (13.79%) AppSense
15 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
16 4 (6.90%) VMware
16 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (5.17%) HP
17 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
17 3 (5.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
18 2 (3.45%) Wise Package Studio
18 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
18 2 (3.45%) WSH
18 2 (3.45%) VB
18 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
18 2 (3.45%) InstallShield

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MSI
2 2 (3.45%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.45%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 47 (81.03%) Applications Packager
2 6 (10.34%) Build Engineer
3 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
3 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
3 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (1.72%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (1.72%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (1.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (1.72%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) .NET
2 17 (29.31%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.45%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 57 (98.28%) Windows
2 50 (86.21%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Migration
1 10 (17.24%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 30 (51.72%) C#
2 2 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (60.34%) DV Cleared
3 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (70.69%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Citrix
3 8 (13.79%) AppSense
4 4 (6.90%) VMware
5 3 (5.17%) HP
6 2 (3.45%) Lumension
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago