The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 188 180 189
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 10 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.38% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 1.97% 3.79% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -7.89%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
507 580 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.43% 9.98% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 410 414
Average daily rate £413 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £185 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £126.00 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the City of London region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the City of London region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V.

1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Citrix
3 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
4 17 (53.13%) SCCM
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
5 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
6 12 (37.50%) XenApp
6 12 (37.50%) AppSense
7 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) NetScaler
9 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
9 7 (21.88%) ITIL
9 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 6 (18.75%) MSI
11 5 (15.63%) Service Management
11 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (15.63%) vSphere
11 5 (15.63%) Finance
11 5 (15.63%) Change Management
11 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
12 4 (12.50%) EdgeSight
12 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
12 4 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (12.50%) Project Management
12 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.50%) IIS
12 4 (12.50%) HP

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft App-V. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) VLAN
4 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MSI
2 2 (6.25%) WinDbg
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Law
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
1 2 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) BYOD
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
2 5 (15.63%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
6 1 (3.13%) ITSM
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security Management
6 1 (3.13%) Security Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.38%) VBScript
2 3 (9.38%) VB
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCEA
3 3 (9.38%) MCP
3 3 (9.38%) CCEE
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) VCAP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) CCA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) PMP
5 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) XenApp
3 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.63%) vSphere
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (6.25%) XenServer
7 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) EdgeSight
3 3 (9.38%) SCOM
4 2 (6.25%) BladeLogic
4 2 (6.25%) WSUS
4 2 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.13%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.13%) SCSM
5 1 (3.13%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Citrix
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) AppSense
4 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco
6 3 (9.38%) Wyse
7 2 (6.25%) Dell
7 2 (6.25%) Reuters
7 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
7 2 (6.25%) Symantec
7 2 (6.25%) Remedy
8 1 (3.13%) CommVault
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.13%) Lumension
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