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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 73 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% 0.14% -
As % of the System Software category 5.13% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £315 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -7.89%
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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
78 55 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.55% 7.93% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 28
Average daily rate £365 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £124 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.00 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Wales -3 2 £430 -
South Wales - 2 £388 -
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) AppSense
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) HP