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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 64 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.46% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 7.89% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Average daily rate
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£289 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £338 £329
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
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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
140 76 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.11% 7.47% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 28 64
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.83% -36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £20.89 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) SCCM
3 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) XenApp
7 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
7 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 3 (21.43%) AppSense
8 3 (21.43%) MSI
8 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
8 3 (21.43%) High Availability
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
8 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
9 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Altiris
9 2 (14.29%) NetIQ
9 2 (14.29%) CA
9 2 (14.29%) Thin Client

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MSI
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.14%) Release Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) High Availability
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
3 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) AppSense
4 2 (14.29%) Altiris
4 2 (14.29%) NetIQ
4 2 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec