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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 74 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.19% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 1.35% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £366 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.51% +62.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +12.69%
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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
154 148 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.92% 13.88% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 69 43
Average daily rate £450 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 15
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £14.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

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
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 27 November 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (50.00%) AppSense
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (25.00%) MSI
6 2 (25.00%) CA
6 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) NetIQ
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Altiris
7 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) Release Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) AppSense
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) NetIQ
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec