Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 June 2018 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 63 71
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.37% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 3.30% 1.28% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Cardiff median daily rate £313 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% - -
South Wales median daily rate £313 £325 -
% change year-on-year -3.85% - -
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 91 78 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.25% 11.94% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 37
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.78% -35.71% +62.79%
10th Percentile £190 £135 £119
90th Percentile £511 £425 £475
South Wales median daily rate £418 £225 £350
% change year-on-year +85.56% -35.71% +22.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £12.09 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -7.04% +10.64%
South Wales median hourly rate £12.74 £55.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -76.83% +323.08% +1.17%

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 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MSI
1 3 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Application Discovery
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ivanti
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation

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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Application Discovery
2 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Ivanti