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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 72 61 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 1.03% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 6.52% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate £395 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.82 £32.81
% change year-on-year
-8.34% -33.48%
Microsoft App-V
Berkshire

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
123 138 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.55% 15.83% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 55
Average daily rate £340 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 15
Average hourly rate £55.55 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.87% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.86 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) SCCM
2 17 (85.00%) DV Cleared
2 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (80.00%) C#
3 16 (80.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) XenApp
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.00%) CCEA
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) MSI
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) IPv4
6 1 (5.00%) IPv6
6 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (5.00%) Clustering
6 1 (5.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) IPv4
1 1 (5.00%) IPv6
1 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Applications Packager
2 16 (80.00%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) DV Cleared
1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCEA
2 1 (5.00%) CCEE
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) AppSense
3 1 (5.00%) EMC