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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 169 197 185
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 6 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 1.53% 2.06% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 14
Median daily rate £401 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
-22.05% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.68 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +7.62%
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
392 535 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.33% 9.84% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 393 424
Median daily rate £470 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 46
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.46 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £31.00 £121.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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
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 27 August 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 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (50.00%) XenApp
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) MSI
6 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) DHCP
8 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) Juniper
8 2 (20.00%) AppSense
8 2 (20.00%) Change Management
8 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (20.00%) ITIL
8 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared

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 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Applications Packager
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Application Discovery
2 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) AppSense
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) Wyse