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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 176 187 186
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 24 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 4.18% 6.75% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £280 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.13 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.56%
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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
574 652 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.74% 8.86% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 407 349
Average daily rate £363 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 (82.26%) Citrix
2 48 (77.42%) Windows
3 44 (70.97%) XenApp
4 36 (58.06%) SCCM
5 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
6 23 (37.10%) NetScaler
7 22 (35.48%) Finance
7 22 (35.48%) Windows 7
8 21 (33.87%) Banking
9 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
11 17 (27.42%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (25.81%) XenDesktop
13 15 (24.19%) XenServer
14 13 (20.97%) VMware
15 12 (19.35%) Migration
16 11 (17.74%) MSI
16 11 (17.74%) CCEA
16 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (16.13%) CCEE
18 9 (14.52%) Application Packaging
19 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
19 7 (11.29%) CCA
19 7 (11.29%) SQL
19 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
19 7 (11.29%) Wyse
20 6 (9.68%) VBScript
20 6 (9.68%) SAN
20 6 (9.68%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.10%) NetScaler
2 6 (9.68%) SAN
3 5 (8.06%) Unified Communications
4 4 (6.45%) LAN
4 4 (6.45%) WAN
4 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.45%) Firewall
5 2 (3.23%) DNS
5 2 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (1.61%) DHCP
6 1 (1.61%) HTTP
6 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MSI
2 3 (4.84%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.23%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 21 (33.87%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Citrix Engineer
2 12 (19.35%) Citrix Administrator
2 12 (19.35%) Administrator
3 7 (11.29%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Applications Packager
4 6 (9.68%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Citrix Support
5 2 (3.23%) Analyst
5 2 (3.23%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (1.61%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (1.61%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.61%) Replication
3 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Windows 7
3 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.45%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Migration
2 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL
3 2 (3.23%) Workflow
3 2 (3.23%) TOGAF
3 2 (3.23%) Use Case
4 1 (1.61%) Time Management
4 1 (1.61%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.61%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (1.61%) Equity Research
4 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.61%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.61%) Data Management
4 1 (1.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
4 1 (1.61%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.61%) Change Management
4 1 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) VBScript
2 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (17.74%) CCEA
3 10 (16.13%) CCEE
4 7 (11.29%) CCA
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 2 (3.23%) MCSA
5 2 (3.23%) MCP
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (70.97%) XenApp
2 18 (29.03%) Active Directory
3 16 (25.81%) XenDesktop
4 15 (24.19%) XenServer
5 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (11.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.45%) Xen
8 3 (4.84%) vSphere
9 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 36 (58.06%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) AppDNA
3 2 (3.23%) WMI
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.61%) PureDisk
4 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.61%) DameWare
4 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 51 (82.26%) Citrix
2 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) VMware
4 7 (11.29%) Wyse
5 6 (9.68%) HP
6 5 (8.06%) EMC
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco
8 3 (4.84%) AppSense
9 2 (3.23%) Remedy
9 2 (3.23%) Altiris
9 2 (3.23%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.61%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.61%) NetApp
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