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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 76 60 53
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.71% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 4.82% 10.53% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.95%
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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
83 76 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.94% 6.79% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 23 21
Average daily rate £325 £400 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +49.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £359 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £458 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Citrix
3 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
4 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Publishing
6 8 (36.36%) Internet
7 7 (31.82%) Banking
8 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
8 6 (27.27%) SCCM
8 6 (27.27%) Application Packaging
8 6 (27.27%) Software Deployment
9 5 (22.73%) Lumension
9 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (22.73%) Altiris
9 5 (22.73%) AppSense
10 3 (13.64%) Migration
10 3 (13.64%) VMware
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
10 3 (13.64%) VBScript
10 3 (13.64%) VB
10 3 (13.64%) MS Office
10 3 (13.64%) Dell
10 3 (13.64%) SLA
10 3 (13.64%) CA
10 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
10 3 (13.64%) MSI

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MSI
1 3 (13.64%) InstallShield
1 3 (13.64%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Publishing
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Applications Packager
2 5 (22.73%) Server Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows 7
3 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Software Deployment
2 3 (13.64%) Migration
2 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) VBScript
1 3 (13.64%) VB
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.55%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Citrix
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (22.73%) AppSense
3 5 (22.73%) Altiris
3 5 (22.73%) Lumension
4 3 (13.64%) Dell KACE
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) CA
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Novell