The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 70 76 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.25% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 2.44% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £238 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +11.84%
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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 Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
55 82 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.11% 10.16% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 31
Average daily rate £305 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £160 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.19 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.34% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £11.18 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 £13.75 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +3 1 - -
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) MSI
2 3 (75.00%) InstallShield
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MSI
1 3 (75.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP