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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 171 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 31 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 5.21% 4.67% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £329
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.38%
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%
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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
595 685 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.06% 9.60% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 450 350
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £14.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.35 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 (75.71%) Windows
1 53 (75.71%) Citrix
2 46 (65.71%) XenApp
3 38 (54.29%) SCCM
4 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 28 (40.00%) Finance
6 27 (38.57%) Windows 7
7 24 (34.29%) Banking
8 21 (30.00%) NetScaler
9 20 (28.57%) XenDesktop
10 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
10 19 (27.14%) MSI
11 18 (25.71%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (21.43%) Application Packaging
13 14 (20.00%) Migration
14 13 (18.57%) VMware
15 12 (17.14%) XenServer
15 12 (17.14%) CCEA
16 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (15.71%) CCEE
17 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (12.86%) Wyse
17 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (10.00%) CCA
18 7 (10.00%) SQL
18 7 (10.00%) VBScript
18 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
18 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
19 6 (8.57%) Altiris

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (7.14%) SAN
2 5 (7.14%) DNS
3 4 (5.71%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
4 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.29%) LAN
4 3 (4.29%) WAN
5 2 (2.86%) VLAN
5 2 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (1.43%) Internet
6 1 (1.43%) VPN
6 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) MS Access
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) MSI
2 2 (2.86%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.86%) AdminStudio
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Publishing
3 2 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Administrator
2 11 (15.71%) Citrix Administrator
3 7 (10.00%) Consultant
3 7 (10.00%) Applications Packager
4 6 (8.57%) Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Citrix Support
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) SCCM Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
1 3 (4.29%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (75.71%) Windows
2 27 (38.57%) Windows 7
3 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (7.14%) ITIL
2 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (5.71%) Problem Management
3 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
4 2 (2.86%) Use Case
4 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (2.86%) Workflow
4 2 (2.86%) Change Management
4 2 (2.86%) TOGAF
4 2 (2.86%) Software Asset Management
4 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (2.86%) Software Deployment
4 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.43%) Network Management
5 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.43%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.43%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
1 7 (10.00%) VBScript
1 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (17.14%) CCEA
3 11 (15.71%) CCEE
4 7 (10.00%) CCA
5 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.29%) MCSA
6 2 (2.86%) MCP
6 2 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (65.71%) XenApp
2 20 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
4 12 (17.14%) XenServer
5 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.71%) vSphere
8 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.29%) Xen
9 2 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (54.29%) SCCM
2 3 (4.29%) AppDNA
3 2 (2.86%) WMI
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (2.86%) SCOM
3 2 (2.86%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.43%) PureDisk
4 1 (1.43%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.43%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.43%) DameWare
Vendors
1 53 (75.71%) Citrix
2 35 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.57%) VMware
4 9 (12.86%) Wyse
5 6 (8.57%) Altiris
6 5 (7.14%) EMC
6 5 (7.14%) AppSense
6 5 (7.14%) LANDesk
7 4 (5.71%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) Cisco
9 2 (2.86%) Remedy
9 2 (2.86%) McAfee
10 1 (1.43%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.43%) NetApp
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