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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 155 175 166
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 4.10% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 26
Median daily rate £425 £344 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £251 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £483 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.95% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £14.36 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+150.78% -32.44%
Microsoft App-V
London

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
366 537 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.93% 9.80% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 399 356
Median daily rate £451 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £240 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £536 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 29
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 13 (86.67%) Citrix
1 13 (86.67%) SCCM
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) XenApp
4 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) MSI
5 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) VBScript
5 5 (33.33%) AppSense
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (26.67%) Change Management
6 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
6 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (20.00%) User Experience
8 2 (13.33%) BYOD
8 2 (13.33%) VB
8 2 (13.33%) LAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MSI
2 2 (13.33%) AdminStudio
2 2 (13.33%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Applications Packager
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Mobility Architect
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Strategy Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) MSI Packager
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (13.33%) BYOD
4 1 (6.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCEA
2 1 (6.67%) CCEE
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (46.67%) XenApp
2 6 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) AppSense
5 2 (13.33%) Wyse
6 1 (6.67%) Altiris
6 1 (6.67%) TOWER Software