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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 176 195 196
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 24 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 4.15% 4.86% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 21
Average daily rate
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£344 £345 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £227 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
Microsoft App-V
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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
578 679 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.79% 9.44% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 431 342
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 58
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 £12.56 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.50 £32.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 53 (82.81%) Citrix
2 47 (73.44%) Windows
3 44 (68.75%) XenApp
4 39 (60.94%) SCCM
5 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
6 24 (37.50%) Finance
7 23 (35.94%) NetScaler
8 22 (34.38%) Windows 7
8 22 (34.38%) Banking
9 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
10 17 (26.56%) Citrix Certification
11 15 (23.44%) XenServer
11 15 (23.44%) XenDesktop
12 14 (21.88%) Migration
13 13 (20.31%) VMware
14 12 (18.75%) MSI
15 11 (17.19%) CCEA
15 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (15.63%) CCEE
16 10 (15.63%) Application Packaging
17 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (10.94%) CCA
18 7 (10.94%) SQL
18 7 (10.94%) Wyse
18 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
19 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
19 6 (9.38%) VBScript
19 6 (9.38%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (35.94%) NetScaler
2 6 (9.38%) SAN
3 5 (7.81%) Unified Communications
4 4 (6.25%) DNS
4 4 (6.25%) Firewall
4 4 (6.25%) LAN
4 4 (6.25%) WAN
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MSI
2 2 (3.13%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 22 (34.38%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Publishing
3 2 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Citrix Engineer
2 12 (18.75%) Citrix Administrator
2 12 (18.75%) Administrator
3 7 (10.94%) Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Consultant
4 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix Support
5 5 (7.81%) Applications Packager
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (73.44%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Migration
2 3 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (3.13%) TOGAF
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL
3 2 (3.13%) Workflow
3 2 (3.13%) Use Case
4 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma
4 1 (1.56%) BCP
4 1 (1.56%) BPR
4 1 (1.56%) Project Management
4 1 (1.56%) Change Management
4 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (1.56%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.56%) Data Management
4 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) VBScript
2 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Citrix Certification
2 11 (17.19%) CCEA
3 10 (15.63%) CCEE
4 7 (10.94%) CCA
5 2 (3.13%) MCP
5 2 (3.13%) MCSE
5 2 (3.13%) MCSA
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) XenApp
2 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
3 15 (23.44%) XenServer
3 15 (23.44%) XenDesktop
4 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.25%) Xen
7 3 (4.69%) vSphere
8 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 39 (60.94%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) AppDNA
3 2 (3.13%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.13%) WMI
3 2 (3.13%) SCOM
4 1 (1.56%) PureDisk
4 1 (1.56%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.56%) DameWare
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 53 (82.81%) Citrix
2 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) VMware
4 7 (10.94%) Wyse
5 6 (9.38%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) EMC
7 4 (6.25%) Cisco
8 3 (4.69%) AppSense
9 2 (3.13%) Altiris
9 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
9 2 (3.13%) Remedy
10 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.56%) NetApp
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