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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank - 59 51
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.29% 0.96%
As % of the System Software category - 4.76% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.13 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +0.56%
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
35 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.04% 6.09% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 11
Average daily rate £267 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
1 5 (83.33%) MSI
1 5 (83.33%) Application Packaging
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) InfoPath
2 4 (66.67%) InstallShield
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MSI
2 4 (66.67%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
1 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Application Packaging
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP