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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 65 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 1 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.68% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 1.27% 12.00% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate - £181 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -50.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.08 £15.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -31.81%
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
79 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.92% 5.65% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 23
Average daily rate £300 £313 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £158 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £110.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +609.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 29 April 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 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (70.00%) MS Office
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) NHS
6 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
8 1 (10.00%) VB
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (10.00%) MCSE
8 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
8 1 (10.00%) MSI
8 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) Citrix
8 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (10.00%) ITSM
8 1 (10.00%) Workflow
8 1 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (10.00%) AppSense
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Altiris
2 1 (10.00%) AppSense
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware