The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 27 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 72
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.80% - 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 8.20% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £280 - £374
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 - £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £280 £330
% change year-on-year +11.60% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £28.63 £13.03
% change year-on-year -50.34% +119.64%  

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 61 71 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 9.81% 12.75% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 35
Median daily rate £280 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £139 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £16.28 £17.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +27.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.96 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £24.20 £25.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Wales

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in Wales

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £280 -
West Wales - 1 £475 -
Microsoft App-V
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) XenServer
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (50.00%) CCAA
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) POP3
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) CCA
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Information Governance

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) POP3
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (16.67%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCAA
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) CCA
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) XenServer
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) ThinApp
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) AppSense
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas