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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 81 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 13 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% 0.13% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 1.82% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £13.71 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+108.78% -35.85%
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
156 110 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.35% 6.94% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 52
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £173 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £48.75 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £25.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £25.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 16 (88.89%) XenApp
1 16 (88.89%) XenDesktop
2 14 (77.78%) SCCM
3 13 (72.22%) Citrix
4 12 (66.67%) Windows
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
7 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (50.00%) Finance
8 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
9 7 (38.89%) Application Packaging
10 6 (33.33%) Publishing
10 6 (33.33%) DHCP
10 6 (33.33%) DNS
10 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
10 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (27.78%) ITIL
11 5 (27.78%) MSI
12 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 4 (22.22%) CA
12 4 (22.22%) Symantec
12 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
12 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (22.22%) SQL
12 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
12 4 (22.22%) Law
12 4 (22.22%) SCOM

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MSI
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Publishing
3 4 (22.22%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) MSI Packager
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) XenServer Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
5 6 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Application Packaging
2 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCA
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) MCITP
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) XenApp
1 16 (88.89%) XenDesktop
2 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) MetaFrame
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) CA
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) Altiris
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) VMware