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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 65 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 16 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 20.51% 8.97% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Average daily rate £325 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 - £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.20% -17.94%
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
78 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.07% 10.36% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 44
Average daily rate £338 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.40% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £119 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £28.42 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 14 (58.33%) Citrix
4 13 (54.17%) Finance
5 11 (45.83%) Migration
5 11 (45.83%) MSI
5 11 (45.83%) InstallShield
5 11 (45.83%) VBScript
5 11 (45.83%) VB
5 11 (45.83%) SCCM
6 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (41.67%) Software Deployment
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) Publishing
7 9 (37.50%) Internet
8 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
8 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) VMware
9 6 (25.00%) Application Packaging
9 6 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
10 5 (20.83%) XenApp
10 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.83%) ZENworks
10 5 (20.83%) Novell
11 3 (12.50%) Dell
11 3 (12.50%) Dell KACE
12 2 (8.33%) Banking
12 2 (8.33%) AppSense
13 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MSI
1 11 (45.83%) InstallShield
2 6 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Publishing
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Applications Packager
2 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Migration
2 10 (41.67%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) VBScript
1 11 (45.83%) VB
2 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Novell
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) Dell KACE
6 2 (8.33%) AppSense
7 1 (4.17%) Brocade
7 1 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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