Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 96 73
Rank change year-on-year +10 -23 +27
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 2 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 0.14% 2.06%
As % of the System Software category 1.99% 1.23% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 31
Reading median daily rate £401 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% -5.26% +63.79%
10th Percentile £388 £425 £331
90th Percentile £440 £475 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -2.63% - +23.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Reading median hourly rate - - £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £55.55

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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 201 162 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 16.04% 11.02% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 80 113
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.06% +8.97%
10th Percentile £256 £158 £176
90th Percentile £550 £541 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +1.79% +8.07% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 59
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £43.28 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.34% +100.84% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.88 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.28 £21.55
% change year-on-year -16.09% -19.81% +23.14%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Reading

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Reading

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) WSUS
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) CMDB
4 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (25.00%) MSI

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware