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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 54 75 61
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 21 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.02% 0.095% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 13.82% 0.96% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 6
Average daily rate
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£417 - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £21.75 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +30.08%
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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
152 104 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.59% 9.86% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 49
Average daily rate £325 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £174 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £458 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 25
Average hourly rate £18.55 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.93% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.74 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £16.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (81.48%) Windows
3 19 (70.37%) SCCM
4 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
5 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
6 12 (44.44%) DV Cleared
6 12 (44.44%) C#
6 12 (44.44%) .NET
7 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
8 10 (37.04%) MSI
9 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
10 6 (22.22%) AppSense
11 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
12 4 (14.81%) Citrix
13 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
14 2 (7.41%) WSH
14 2 (7.41%) ITIL
14 2 (7.41%) VB
14 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
14 2 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 2 (7.41%) InstallShield
14 2 (7.41%) HP
14 2 (7.41%) Service Management
14 2 (7.41%) MCTS
14 2 (7.41%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MSI
2 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.41%) InstallShield
2 2 (7.41%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Applications Packager
2 2 (7.41%) Field Engineer
2 2 (7.41%) Build Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) Junior
3 1 (3.70%) Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) Application Packaging
3 2 (7.41%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL
1 2 (7.41%) Service Management
1 2 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (3.70%) High Availability
2 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (3.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) MCTS
4 2 (7.41%) MCITP
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (70.37%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
2 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) AppSense
3 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) HP
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