The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 79 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.88% 0.97%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 14.75% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+6.09% -34.40%
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.11% 5.97% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 20 20
Average daily rate £338 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £184 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
Scotland

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 28 July 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (75.86%) Citrix
3 21 (72.41%) Windows 7
4 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (48.28%) Publishing
5 14 (48.28%) Internet
6 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Banking
7 7 (24.14%) SCCM
7 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
7 7 (24.14%) Software Deployment
8 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (20.69%) Application Packaging
9 5 (17.24%) Altiris
9 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
10 4 (13.79%) VBScript
10 4 (13.79%) VB
10 4 (13.79%) MSI
10 4 (13.79%) InstallShield
10 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (13.79%) Migration
10 4 (13.79%) VMware
10 4 (13.79%) AppSense
11 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
11 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
11 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
11 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
11 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MSI
1 4 (13.79%) InstallShield
2 3 (10.34%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 14 (48.28%) Publishing
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Applications Packager
2 6 (20.69%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.24%) Server Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Windows 7
3 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (24.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 2000
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Software Deployment
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
3 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) VBScript
1 4 (13.79%) VB
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Citrix
1 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Altiris
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) AppSense
4 3 (10.34%) Dell
4 3 (10.34%) CA
4 3 (10.34%) Lumension
4 3 (10.34%) Dell KACE
5 1 (3.45%) Brocade
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Novell
5 1 (3.45%) EMC