The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Glasgow 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank - 67 57
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category - 6.82% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £20.01 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.72% -36.49%
System Software Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.83% 5.61% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 27
Average daily rate £275 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.50% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £11.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £14.80 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
Scotland

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 25 July 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 11 (84.62%) MSI
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Project Management
4 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
5 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
6 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) InfoPath
6 4 (30.77%) McAfee
6 4 (30.77%) InstallShield
6 4 (30.77%) Workflow
6 4 (30.77%) Release Management
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) MS Office
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) Banking
8 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (7.69%) Degree
9 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
9 1 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (7.69%) Service Management
9 1 (7.69%) ITSM
9 1 (7.69%) HP
9 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) InfoPath
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MSI
2 4 (30.77%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) MSI Packager
2 1 (7.69%) PC Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Printer Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
2 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) HP