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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 81 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.83% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 12.20% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£230 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +12.69%
Microsoft App-V
Scotland

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
84 82 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.82% 6.77% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 25
Average daily rate £390 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £210 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 25 November 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Application Packaging
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) SCOM
5 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (50.00%) SCSM
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) UNIX
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) Citrix
7 2 (25.00%) Symantec
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (25.00%) XenApp
7 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (25.00%) AppSense
7 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (25.00%) Lumension
8 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
8 1 (12.50%) Dell KACE
8 1 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (12.50%) Publishing
8 1 (12.50%) Migration
8 1 (12.50%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
1 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) VB
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 4 (50.00%) SCOM
2 4 (50.00%) SCSM
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) AppSense
2 2 (25.00%) Lumension
3 1 (12.50%) Dell KACE
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Dell