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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 1.10%
As % of the System Software category - - 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate - - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.82 £32.81
% change year-on-year
-8.34% -33.48%
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
98 65 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.91% 4.78% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 39
Average daily rate £369 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £243 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Citrix
1 9 (90.00%) XenApp
2 8 (80.00%) XenDesktop
2 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) SCOM
6 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) XenApp
2 8 (80.00%) XenDesktop
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (10.00%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Altiris
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Polycom