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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
London / City of London
Rank 140 135 174
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +39
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 13 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 4.39% 4.08% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 15
Median daily rate £385 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year
-20.70% -8.34%

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
296 294 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.06% 9.24% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 221 333
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 27
Median hourly rate £22.34 £12.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.12% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.90 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Citrix
3 13 (68.42%) SCCM
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 11 (57.89%) VMware
5 11 (57.89%) XenApp
6 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (52.63%) MSI
7 9 (47.37%) XenDesktop
7 9 (47.37%) Application Packaging
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
8 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
8 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (42.11%) Finance
8 8 (42.11%) Migration
9 5 (26.32%) Application Discovery
9 5 (26.32%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (26.32%) AppSense
9 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
9 5 (26.32%) DNS
9 5 (26.32%) VBScript
10 4 (21.05%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) DHCP
10 4 (21.05%) Dell
10 4 (21.05%) Symantec
10 4 (21.05%) Altiris
11 3 (15.79%) Release Management

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Applications Packager
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 10
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Application Packaging
2 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Application Discovery
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Patch Management
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.26%) ITSM
7 1 (5.26%) Personalization
7 1 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
7 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) MCDST
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) XenApp
3 9 (47.37%) XenDesktop
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (26.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (26.32%) VMware ESX
6 3 (15.79%) vSphere
7 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
8 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (5.26%) SCOM
4 1 (5.26%) Sysprep
4 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Citrix
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) AppSense
5 4 (21.05%) Altiris
5 4 (21.05%) Dell
5 4 (21.05%) Symantec
6 3 (15.79%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) Apple
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) LANDesk
7 1 (5.26%) Wyse