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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 69 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% - 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.13 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.56%
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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 64 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.60% 10.68% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 14
Average daily rate £310 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £136 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.86 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.55 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense