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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 174 206 172
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -34
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 31 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.31% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 5.61% 3.38% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 28
Average daily rate
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£410 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.22% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £234 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £340 £336
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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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
553 650 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.17% 9.13% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 426 340
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.75 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.80 £38.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 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 30 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 50 (79.37%) Windows
2 44 (69.84%) Citrix
3 39 (61.90%) XenApp
4 36 (57.14%) SCCM
5 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 27 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 26 (41.27%) Finance
8 22 (34.92%) XenDesktop
8 22 (34.92%) Banking
9 21 (33.33%) MSI
10 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
11 18 (28.57%) Application Packaging
12 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (23.81%) NetScaler
14 14 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (17.46%) Migration
15 11 (17.46%) VMware
16 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (15.87%) Wyse
17 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
17 9 (14.29%) Altiris
18 8 (12.70%) AppSense
18 8 (12.70%) XenServer
18 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (12.70%) CCEA
18 8 (12.70%) MS Office
18 8 (12.70%) ITIL
18 8 (12.70%) VBScript
18 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
19 7 (11.11%) CCA

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Office
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) NetScaler
2 7 (11.11%) DNS
3 3 (4.76%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (3.17%) Internet
4 2 (3.17%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.17%) SNMP
5 1 (1.59%) VPN
5 1 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) MS Access
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (1.59%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.59%) AdminStudio
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (11.11%) Consultant
3 6 (9.52%) Citrix Administrator
3 6 (9.52%) Applications Packager
3 6 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (6.35%) Citrix Support
4 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix Analyst
7 1 (1.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.59%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
1 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.59%) Replication
2 1 (1.59%) PKI
2 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (79.37%) Windows
2 27 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 16 (25.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Migration
2 8 (12.70%) ITIL
3 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (7.94%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 3 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.17%) Use Case
6 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.17%) Network Management
6 2 (3.17%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.17%) Service Management
6 2 (3.17%) Process Management
6 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.17%) Change Management
6 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.59%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.70%) VBScript
3 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 2 (3.17%) C#
5 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (12.70%) CCEA
3 7 (11.11%) CCA
3 7 (11.11%) CCEE
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.35%) MCSA
5 2 (3.17%) MCSE
6 1 (1.59%) MCP
6 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (61.90%) XenApp
2 22 (34.92%) XenDesktop
3 19 (30.16%) Active Directory
4 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (12.70%) XenServer
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (6.35%) vSphere
7 3 (4.76%) Firmware
7 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.59%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 36 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) SCOM
3 3 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.76%) WSUS
4 2 (3.17%) WMI
4 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.17%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.59%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.59%) DameWare
5 1 (1.59%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.59%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.59%) PureDisk
5 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Citrix
2 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.46%) VMware
4 10 (15.87%) Wyse
5 9 (14.29%) Altiris
6 8 (12.70%) AppSense
7 7 (11.11%) LANDesk
8 3 (4.76%) McAfee
9 2 (3.17%) EMC
10 1 (1.59%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.59%) HP
10 1 (1.59%) NetApp
10 1 (1.59%) Remedy
10 1 (1.59%) F5
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago