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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 151 142 184
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +42
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 10 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.89% 5.04% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 19
Median daily rate £388 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £354 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £543 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +85.16%
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
346 337 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.89% 9.72% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 269 367
Median daily rate £438 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £647 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £23.30
UK excluding London median 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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 15 (93.75%) SCCM
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Citrix
3 10 (62.50%) XenApp
4 9 (56.25%) Migration
4 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) Application Packaging
6 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
7 6 (37.50%) DNS
7 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 6 (37.50%) Application Discovery
7 6 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (31.25%) MSI
9 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (12.50%) AppSense
11 2 (12.50%) SCOM
11 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (12.50%) Service Management
11 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
11 2 (12.50%) ITIL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) SNMP
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Application Packaging
3 6 (37.50%) Application Discovery
4 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.25%) Logistics
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
6 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) HNC
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) XenApp
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 7 (43.75%) VMware ESX
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (37.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Citrix
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) AppSense
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Altiris
5 1 (6.25%) F5
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