Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 98 116
Rank change year-on-year +15 +18 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.59% 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 4.29% 4.49% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Wales median daily rate £303 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.38% +35.48% -
10th Percentile £264 £503 £364
90th Percentile £394 £638 £479
UK median daily rate £375 £325 £368
% change year-on-year +15.38% -11.56% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -30.36% +7.69% +2.97%

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 163 156 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.83% 11.11% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 93
Wales median daily rate £250 £413 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.39% +20.44% +15.61%
10th Percentile £122 £137 £210
90th Percentile £433 £617 £423
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 29
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.90 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +17.23% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £77.50 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 6 £280 -46.67% 1
West Wales 0 1 £400 -30.43%
Microsoft App-V
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) XenServer
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) CCAA
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (42.86%) NHS
5 2 (28.57%) MSI
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) POP3
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) CCA
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) ITSM
5 2 (28.57%) AppSense
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Legal

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) POP3
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MSI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Packager
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) MSI Packager
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Application Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCAA
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) CCA
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
1 4 (57.14%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) AppSense
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft