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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 53 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 25 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.46% 0.81% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 20.83% 5.56% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 9
Average daily rate
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£475 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £288 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £315 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -7.89%
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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
120 126 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.82% 14.62% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 37
Average daily rate £400 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -54.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 55 (98.21%) Windows
1 55 (98.21%) Security Cleared
2 49 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 41 (73.21%) SCCM
4 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
5 35 (62.50%) DV Cleared
6 28 (50.00%) C#
6 28 (50.00%) .NET
7 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
8 16 (28.57%) MSI
9 15 (26.79%) Application Packaging
10 12 (21.43%) Citrix
10 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
11 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (17.86%) Migration
12 10 (17.86%) Application Discovery
13 9 (16.07%) AppSense
14 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
15 6 (10.71%) VMware
16 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
17 3 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
18 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
18 2 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
18 2 (3.57%) VB
18 2 (3.57%) WSH
18 2 (3.57%) Lumension
18 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
19 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
19 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) IPv4
1 1 (1.79%) IPv6
1 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) MSI
2 2 (3.57%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 43 (76.79%) Applications Packager
2 5 (8.93%) Build Engineer
3 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
4 1 (1.79%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (1.79%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (1.79%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (1.79%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (50.00%) .NET
2 15 (26.79%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.57%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.79%) Clustering
1 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (98.21%) Windows
2 49 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Migration
1 10 (17.86%) Application Discovery
2 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (98.21%) Security Cleared
2 35 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (73.21%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) Citrix
3 9 (16.07%) AppSense
4 6 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Lumension
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) EMC
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