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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 74 55
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.40% 1.94%
As % of the System Software category 1.85% 2.31% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 15
Median daily rate - £340 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £339 £388
% change year-on-year +25.46% -12.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -20.70% -13.97%  

Microsoft App-V is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 54 173 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 8.16% 17.27% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 107 77
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.55 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +283.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £56.39 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Reading

Microsoft App-V
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Microsoft App-V
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix