Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.28% - -
As % of the System Software category 7.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Cardiff median daily rate £325 - -
South Wales median daily rate £325 £525 -
% change year-on-year -38.10% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 103 63 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.53% 11.35% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 30 61
Cardiff median daily rate £305 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £130 £105 £165
90th Percentile £449 £550 £413
South Wales median daily rate £325 £400 £341
% change year-on-year -18.75% +17.22% +10.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 9
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.09% -11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.57 £10.68 £10.45
90th Percentile £18.75 £17.95 £23.20
South Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.90 £12.75
% change year-on-year +12.45% +1.14% +6.25%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Cardiff

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) XenServer
4 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) SCCM
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (37.50%) CCAA
5 3 (37.50%) AppSense
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) NHS
5 3 (37.50%) MSI
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) POP3
6 2 (25.00%) SMTP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) CCA
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) POP3
3 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MSI
2 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Packager
1 2 (25.00%) MSI Packager
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCAA
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) CCA
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
1 4 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) AppSense
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft