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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 69 40
Rank change year-on-year +16 -29  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 1 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.12% 3.30%
As % of the System Software category 1.41% 1.01% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 24
Median daily rate £401 - £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £330
% change year-on-year +16.07% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £28.88 £13.71
% change year-on-year -50.77% +110.61%  

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 71 99 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.26% 11.59% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 56
Median daily rate £350 £388 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% -7.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £231 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 32
Median hourly rate £19.66 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.82% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £14.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £43.28 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

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 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 26 June 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%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
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%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
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 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft