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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 175 187 162
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 25 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.31% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 5.10% 3.61% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 28
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£400 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £241 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £481 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.14% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +12.69%
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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
490 582 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.68% 8.56% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 388 315
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 62
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £24.20 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) Citrix
3 27 (51.92%) SCCM
3 27 (51.92%) Windows 7
4 26 (50.00%) XenApp
5 24 (46.15%) Finance
6 22 (42.31%) MSI
7 21 (40.38%) XenDesktop
8 20 (38.46%) Application Packaging
9 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
10 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
11 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (26.92%) Banking
13 10 (19.23%) Altiris
13 10 (19.23%) AppSense
13 10 (19.23%) Migration
13 10 (19.23%) DNS
14 9 (17.31%) ITIL
14 9 (17.31%) VMware
15 8 (15.38%) LANDesk
15 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (13.46%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (13.46%) MS Office
16 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
16 7 (13.46%) Wyse
16 7 (13.46%) NetScaler
16 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (11.54%) VBScript
17 6 (11.54%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.92%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) DNS
2 7 (13.46%) NetScaler
3 6 (11.54%) DHCP
4 3 (5.77%) Internet
5 2 (3.85%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.85%) SNMP
6 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MS Access
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MSI
General
1 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Applications Packager
4 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) SCCM Specialist
7 1 (1.92%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (1.92%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Desktop Support
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.92%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (84.62%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) Windows 7
3 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.92%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Migration
2 9 (17.31%) ITIL
3 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
4 4 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (5.77%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.77%) Software Deployment
5 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) Process Management
5 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Use Case
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.85%) Service Management
6 2 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.85%) Network Management
7 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.92%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.54%) VBScript
3 4 (7.69%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (7.69%) CCA
3 3 (5.77%) CCEE
3 3 (5.77%) CCEA
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) MCSA
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (50.00%) XenApp
2 21 (40.38%) XenDesktop
3 18 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 7 (13.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (7.69%) XenServer
6 3 (5.77%) vSphere
6 3 (5.77%) Firmware
7 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.92%) NFS
8 1 (1.92%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (51.92%) SCCM
2 5 (9.62%) SCOM
2 5 (9.62%) WSUS
3 3 (5.77%) SCOrch
3 3 (5.77%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.77%) WMI
4 1 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.92%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.92%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.92%) PureDisk
4 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.92%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.92%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.92%) DameWare
4 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.92%) Nessus
4 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Citrix
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (19.23%) Altiris
3 10 (19.23%) AppSense
4 9 (17.31%) VMware
5 8 (15.38%) LANDesk
6 7 (13.46%) Wyse
7 4 (7.69%) McAfee
8 3 (5.77%) EMC
9 2 (3.85%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (3.85%) F5
10 1 (1.92%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.92%) Leostream
10 1 (1.92%) HP
10 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.92%) Symantec
10 1 (1.92%) Remedy
10 1 (1.92%) BT
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