The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 340 327 283
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -44
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 84 96 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 3.86% 4.58% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 67 63
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.95%
Microsoft App-V
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2175 2097 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.09% 8.26% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1369 1255 1193
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 164 185
Average hourly rate £17.33 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.75 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in London

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in London

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the London region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in London

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 23 £325 -9.72% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 161 (77.03%) Windows
2 131 (62.68%) Citrix
3 110 (52.63%) Windows 7
4 105 (50.24%) XenApp
5 99 (47.37%) SCCM
6 83 (39.71%) Microsoft
7 73 (34.93%) MSI
8 56 (26.79%) Active Directory
9 53 (25.36%) Application Packaging
10 51 (24.40%) Finance
11 48 (22.97%) XenDesktop
12 44 (21.05%) Migration
13 42 (20.10%) Windows XP
14 41 (19.62%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (18.66%) NetScaler
16 33 (15.79%) VMware
17 32 (15.31%) AppSense
17 32 (15.31%) Banking
18 24 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (11.48%) Citrix Certification
18 24 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (11.00%) MS Office
20 22 (10.53%) Altiris
20 22 (10.53%) SQL
21 21 (10.05%) VB
21 21 (10.05%) XenServer
22 20 (9.57%) Hyper-V
23 19 (9.09%) VBScript
23 19 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
24 18 (8.61%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.87%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.44%) Lync
3 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.96%) CloudStack
4 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (11.00%) MS Office
2 18 (8.61%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.35%) Office 365
2 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.66%) NetScaler
2 13 (6.22%) Firewall
3 10 (4.78%) DNS
4 8 (3.83%) DHCP
4 8 (3.83%) SAN
5 7 (3.35%) Unified Communications
6 5 (2.39%) VLAN
6 5 (2.39%) WAN
6 5 (2.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.91%) VPN
7 4 (1.91%) LAN
8 2 (0.96%) FTP
8 2 (0.96%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.48%) NAS
9 1 (0.48%) DMZ
9 1 (0.48%) HTTP
9 1 (0.48%) IPv4
9 1 (0.48%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.91%) MS Access
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 73 (34.93%) MSI
2 12 (5.74%) InstallShield
2 12 (5.74%) Wise Package Studio
3 9 (4.31%) AdminStudio
General
1 51 (24.40%) Finance
2 32 (15.31%) Banking
3 10 (4.78%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.87%) Law
5 3 (1.44%) Front Office
5 3 (1.44%) Back Office
5 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.96%) Publishing
6 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (31.58%) Applications Packager
2 23 (11.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 17 (8.13%) Consultant
4 15 (7.18%) Analyst
5 14 (6.70%) Architect
5 14 (6.70%) Administrator
5 14 (6.70%) Citrix Administrator
6 9 (4.31%) Desktop Support
7 8 (3.83%) Citrix Support
8 7 (3.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (3.35%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (2.87%) SCCM Engineer
10 5 (2.39%) Citrix Specialist
11 4 (1.91%) Citrix Consultant
11 4 (1.91%) Senior Consultant
12 3 (1.44%) Migration Engineer
12 3 (1.44%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Architect
12 3 (1.44%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (25.36%) Application Packaging
2 11 (5.26%) WSH
3 2 (0.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.31%) Hedge funds
2 7 (3.35%) PKI
3 6 (2.87%) Clustering
3 6 (2.87%) CMDB
3 6 (2.87%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.87%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.91%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.44%) NHS
6 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.96%) Replication
6 2 (0.96%) iPhone
6 2 (0.96%) iPad
7 1 (0.48%) Equities
7 1 (0.48%) Statistics
7 1 (0.48%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.48%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 161 (77.03%) Windows
2 110 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 42 (20.10%) Windows XP
4 41 (19.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.44%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.44%) Linux
7 3 (1.44%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.96%) UNIX
9 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.05%) Migration
2 14 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (5.74%) ITIL
4 9 (4.31%) ITSM
5 8 (3.83%) Integration Testing
6 7 (3.35%) Project Management
6 7 (3.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (1.91%) Change Management
7 4 (1.91%) Functional Testing
7 4 (1.91%) Use Case
8 3 (1.44%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (1.44%) SIEM
8 3 (1.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (1.44%) Workflow
8 3 (1.44%) Information Security
8 3 (1.44%) Asset Management
8 3 (1.44%) Logistics
8 3 (1.44%) Incident Management
9 2 (0.96%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.53%) SQL
2 21 (10.05%) VB
3 19 (9.09%) VBScript
4 17 (8.13%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.91%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (11.48%) Citrix Certification
2 15 (7.18%) CCEA
3 14 (6.70%) CCEE
4 10 (4.78%) CCA
5 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.35%) MCP
6 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.87%) MCSE
7 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.39%) MCSA
9 2 (0.96%) MCITP
10 1 (0.48%) Degree
10 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.48%) PMP
10 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.48%) CISSP
10 1 (0.48%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.31%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 105 (50.24%) XenApp
2 56 (26.79%) Active Directory
3 48 (22.97%) XenDesktop
4 24 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (10.05%) XenServer
6 20 (9.57%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.35%) vSphere
7 7 (3.35%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.91%) Xen
11 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.48%) Squid
12 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 99 (47.37%) SCCM
2 13 (6.22%) AppDNA
3 11 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (2.87%) SCOM
5 5 (2.39%) WMI
5 5 (2.39%) ZENworks
6 4 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.91%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.44%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.48%) PureDisk
9 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.48%) DameWare
9 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.48%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 131 (62.68%) Citrix
2 83 (39.71%) Microsoft
3 33 (15.79%) VMware
4 32 (15.31%) AppSense
5 22 (10.53%) Altiris
6 10 (4.78%) HP
6 10 (4.78%) Cisco
7 9 (4.31%) Dell
8 8 (3.83%) Wyse
9 6 (2.87%) LANDesk
9 6 (2.87%) EMC
10 5 (2.39%) Apple
11 3 (1.44%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.44%) McAfee
12 2 (0.96%) Remedy
12 2 (0.96%) NetApp
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle
12 2 (0.96%) SAP
13 1 (0.48%) Fidessa
13 1 (0.48%) Intel
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