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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 166 176 165
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 18 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 4.21% 5.24% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 15
Average daily rate
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£388 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £308
% change year-on-year
+18.11% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-30.85% +106.91%
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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
428 458 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.33% 7.90% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 286 288
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 61
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.30 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.34 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Windows 7
3 23 (51.11%) Citrix
4 22 (48.89%) Finance
5 20 (44.44%) SCCM
5 20 (44.44%) XenApp
6 19 (42.22%) XenDesktop
6 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (40.00%) MSI
8 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
8 17 (37.78%) Application Packaging
9 12 (26.67%) AppSense
10 11 (24.44%) DNS
11 10 (22.22%) Banking
12 9 (20.00%) Altiris
12 9 (20.00%) Migration
12 9 (20.00%) VMware
12 9 (20.00%) ITIL
13 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
14 7 (15.56%) LANDesk
14 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (15.56%) MS Office
14 7 (15.56%) DHCP
14 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (15.56%) NetScaler
15 6 (13.33%) SQL
15 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
15 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (11.11%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Lync
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) DHCP
2 7 (15.56%) NetScaler
3 3 (6.67%) Internet
4 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.44%) SNMP
4 2 (4.44%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MSI
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Applications Packager
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Applications Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (2.22%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (2.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Windows 7
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Vista
5 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.22%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
1 9 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (8.89%) Change Management
3 4 (8.89%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 3 (6.67%) Process Management
4 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.44%) Use Case
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
6 1 (2.22%) SIEM
6 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) VBScript
4 2 (4.44%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) MCSA
1 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (4.44%) CCEA
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.44%) CCEE
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) XenApp
2 19 (42.22%) XenDesktop
3 17 (37.78%) Active Directory
4 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.89%) vSphere
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (6.67%) Firmware
7 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.44%) XenServer
8 1 (2.22%) NFS
8 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (44.44%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCOM
2 5 (11.11%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.44%) WMI
4 2 (4.44%) AppDNA
4 2 (4.44%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.22%) ZENworks
5 1 (2.22%) Nessus
5 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Citrix
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (26.67%) AppSense
4 9 (20.00%) Altiris
4 9 (20.00%) VMware
5 7 (15.56%) LANDesk
6 4 (8.89%) McAfee
7 3 (6.67%) Wyse
7 3 (6.67%) HP
8 2 (4.44%) Dell
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) NetApp
8 2 (4.44%) F5
9 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.22%) Symantec
9 1 (2.22%) CommVault
9 1 (2.22%) Websense
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