The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 50 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.28% 0.26% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 3.39% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate £96 £94 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% -48.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £94 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £94 £450
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 Glasgow region.

System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.86% 7.59% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 25
Average daily rate £306 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £223 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -8.06%
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 Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Glasgow region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (100.00%) SCCM
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
4 8 (61.54%) NHS
5 7 (53.85%) MS Office
5 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
6 6 (46.15%) IIS
7 5 (38.46%) MCSE
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
8 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
8 4 (30.77%) ITIL
8 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
8 4 (30.77%) Project Management
8 4 (30.77%) Service Management
8 4 (30.77%) ITSM
9 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (7.69%) Migration
10 1 (7.69%) VMware
10 1 (7.69%) C
10 1 (7.69%) VB
10 1 (7.69%) MSI

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (46.15%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) NHS
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
2 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) ITSM
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
3 1 (7.69%) High Availability
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (38.46%) MCSE
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) VMware