The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 82 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 2 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 1.18% 1.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.15% 16.30% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £21.50 £19.04
% change year-on-year
-39.38% +12.92%
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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 Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 92 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.29% 7.22% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 16
Average daily rate £290 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £123 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £494 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Edinburgh region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Edinburgh region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Microsoft App-V
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) AppDNA
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SCSM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) DNA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) MSI
2 2 (50.00%) AdminStudio
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Banking

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
1 2 (50.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DNA
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
1 2 (50.00%) VB
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) AppDNA
2 2 (50.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix