The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 62 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 0.24% -
As % of the System Software category 2.63% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £238 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.20% -17.94%
System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
76 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.67% 8.57% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 24
Average daily rate £310 £296 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £193 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £368 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.18 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £11.00 £8.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £15.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Wales region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 £238 -
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CCA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
1 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense