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 28 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.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 79 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% 0.15% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 1.30% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £325 - £206
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +17.64% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -20.70% +21.21%  

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 98 77 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 13.98% 11.21% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 39 26
Median daily rate £250 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 14
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -1.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

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
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 28 March 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 +18 1 £325 -
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) Zenoss
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Nessus
2 7 (87.50%) IT Governance
2 7 (87.50%) JIRA
2 7 (87.50%) Confluence
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (87.50%) High Availability
2 7 (87.50%) PowerHA
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) MCollective
2 7 (87.50%) Ansible
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Tivoli
2 7 (87.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 7 (87.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (87.50%) Symantec

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 7 (87.50%) Apache
1 7 (87.50%) Confluence
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MongoDB
1 7 (87.50%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) JIRA
1 7 (87.50%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
2 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) MCollective
2 6 (75.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (12.50%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 6 (75.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) AIX
2 7 (87.50%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) High Availability
1 7 (87.50%) IT Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
1 7 (87.50%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) Ansible
2 7 (87.50%) Nessus
2 7 (87.50%) Packer
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) Rundeck
2 7 (87.50%) Tivoli
2 7 (87.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 7 (87.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (87.50%) Zenoss
3 1 (12.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) IBM
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (87.50%) Sonatype
1 7 (87.50%) Symantec
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense