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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 69 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 7.87% 5.33% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£230 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £338 £329
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
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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
89 75 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.39% 6.65% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 17
Average daily rate £323 £425 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +73.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £363 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £17.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £17.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
4 18 (69.23%) Citrix
5 10 (38.46%) Application Packaging
5 10 (38.46%) SCCM
6 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (34.62%) Publishing
7 8 (30.77%) Internet
8 7 (26.92%) Banking
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) Software Deployment
9 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
10 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
10 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (19.23%) Lumension
10 5 (19.23%) Altiris
10 5 (19.23%) AppSense
11 4 (15.38%) SCOM
11 4 (15.38%) SCSM
12 3 (11.54%) Migration
12 3 (11.54%) VMware
12 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
12 3 (11.54%) MSI
12 3 (11.54%) InstallShield
12 3 (11.54%) Linux
12 3 (11.54%) VBScript
12 3 (11.54%) VB
12 3 (11.54%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
1 3 (11.54%) InstallShield
1 3 (11.54%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Publishing
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Applications Packager
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Server Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 2000
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) UNIX
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) VBScript
1 3 (11.54%) VB
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) SCSM
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) Lumension
3 5 (19.23%) Altiris
3 5 (19.23%) AppSense
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Dell
4 3 (11.54%) CA
4 3 (11.54%) Dell KACE
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Novell