The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 171 170 173
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 34 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.72% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 6.31% 8.53% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.01 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -36.49%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
539 598 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.14% 8.42% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 374 341
Average daily rate £330 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £48.40 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
London

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 51 (85.00%) Citrix
2 48 (80.00%) Windows
3 43 (71.67%) XenApp
4 33 (55.00%) SCCM
5 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 22 (36.67%) Finance
6 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
6 22 (36.67%) NetScaler
6 22 (36.67%) Banking
7 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (28.33%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (23.33%) XenServer
10 14 (23.33%) XenDesktop
11 13 (21.67%) Migration
12 12 (20.00%) VMware
13 11 (18.33%) CCEA
14 10 (16.67%) MSI
14 10 (16.67%) CCEE
15 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (15.00%) Application Packaging
16 8 (13.33%) Wyse
16 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (11.67%) CCA
17 7 (11.67%) HP
18 6 (10.00%) SAN
18 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
18 6 (10.00%) AppDNA
19 5 (8.33%) Unified Communications

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) NetScaler
2 6 (10.00%) SAN
3 5 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 4 (6.67%) Firewall
4 4 (6.67%) LAN
4 4 (6.67%) WAN
4 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (3.33%) VLAN
7 1 (1.67%) HTTP
7 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MSI
2 3 (5.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
1 22 (36.67%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Publishing
2 2 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Citrix Administrator
2 11 (18.33%) Administrator
3 8 (13.33%) Applications Packager
4 6 (10.00%) Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Citrix Support
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) SCCM Specialist
8 1 (1.67%) Implementation Specialist
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 48 (80.00%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 19 (31.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Migration
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL
2 2 (3.33%) Change Management
2 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (3.33%) Release Management
2 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (1.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (1.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (1.67%) Time Management
3 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (1.67%) Equity Research
3 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (1.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (1.67%) Workflow
3 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (1.67%) BPR
3 1 (1.67%) Project Management
3 1 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (1.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
1 5 (8.33%) VBScript
1 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (18.33%) CCEA
3 10 (16.67%) CCEE
4 7 (11.67%) CCA
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
5 2 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (3.33%) MCSA
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (71.67%) XenApp
2 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (23.33%) XenServer
3 14 (23.33%) XenDesktop
4 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.67%) Xen
7 3 (5.00%) vSphere
8 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (55.00%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) AppDNA
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) PureDisk
4 1 (1.67%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.67%) DameWare
4 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (85.00%) Citrix
2 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.00%) VMware
4 8 (13.33%) Wyse
5 7 (11.67%) HP
6 5 (8.33%) AppSense
7 4 (6.67%) EMC
7 4 (6.67%) Cisco
8 2 (3.33%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) McAfee
9 1 (1.67%) Altiris
9 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.67%) MobileIron
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