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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 393 385 331
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -54
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 52 65 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 1.88% 2.82% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 56
Median daily rate £400 £378 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +13.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
-22.46% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.68 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +7.62%
Microsoft App-V
England

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
2768 2307 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.98% 9.71% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1956 1498 1433
Median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 107 169
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.96% +2.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.63 £43.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the London region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon -11 7 £450 -2.70%
City of London +26 6 £401 +12.49% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £290 -13.62%
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 70 (75.27%) Windows
2 62 (66.67%) Citrix
3 55 (59.14%) SCCM
4 53 (56.99%) Microsoft
5 47 (50.54%) Active Directory
6 36 (38.71%) XenApp
7 34 (36.56%) XenDesktop
8 33 (35.48%) Windows 7
8 33 (35.48%) VMware
9 26 (27.96%) AppSense
10 24 (25.81%) PowerShell
10 24 (25.81%) Windows Server
11 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (23.66%) MSI
12 21 (22.58%) Finance
12 21 (22.58%) Windows 10
13 20 (21.51%) Application Packaging
14 17 (18.28%) ITIL
14 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (18.28%) Office 365
15 16 (17.20%) SQL
15 16 (17.20%) VBScript
16 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
16 14 (15.05%) Migration
17 13 (13.98%) NetScaler
18 12 (12.90%) Skype for Business
18 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
18 12 (12.90%) NetApp
19 11 (11.83%) Project Management
19 11 (11.83%) DNS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
1 12 (12.90%) Skype for Business
2 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
3 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.23%) Drupal
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.08%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.28%) Office 365
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.23%) IaaS
4 3 (3.23%) OneDrive
4 3 (3.23%) PaaS
4 3 (3.23%) SaaS
5 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) NetScaler
2 11 (11.83%) DNS
3 10 (10.75%) DHCP
3 10 (10.75%) Skype
4 5 (5.38%) SAN
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (4.30%) Firewall
5 4 (4.30%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.30%) VPN
6 2 (2.15%) LAN
6 2 (2.15%) LDAP
6 2 (2.15%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.15%) SSL
6 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.08%) SMS
7 1 (1.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) MySQL
3 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.23%) Power BI
3 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.15%) OLTP
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (23.66%) MSI
2 7 (7.53%) InstallShield
3 5 (5.38%) WinDbg
4 2 (2.15%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.08%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.23%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Legal
3 3 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Applications Packager
2 16 (17.20%) Citrix Engineer
3 15 (16.13%) Architect
4 13 (13.98%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (11.83%) Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Applications Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.45%) Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Citrix Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) PowerShell Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) Administrator
11 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) IT Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) SCCM Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (3.23%) Hardware Engineer
12 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) .NET
1 3 (3.23%) CSS
1 3 (3.23%) HTML
1 3 (3.23%) HTML5
1 3 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (2.15%) Middleware
2 2 (2.15%) SAML
3 1 (1.08%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.08%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.15%) PKI
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) BYOD
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 70 (75.27%) Windows
2 33 (35.48%) Windows 7
3 24 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (22.58%) Windows 10
6 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.75%) Linux
8 9 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.38%) Solaris
9 5 (5.38%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.30%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (4.30%) Windows Phone
10 4 (4.30%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.15%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) Application Packaging
2 17 (18.28%) ITIL
3 14 (15.05%) Migration
4 11 (11.83%) Project Management
5 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (8.60%) Service Management
7 7 (7.53%) Change Management
7 7 (7.53%) PRINCE
8 6 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.38%) Application Discovery
9 5 (5.38%) Application Virtualisation
9 5 (5.38%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.38%) High Availability
9 5 (5.38%) ITSM
9 5 (5.38%) Planning and Forecasting
10 4 (4.30%) CRM
10 4 (4.30%) Release Management
10 4 (4.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.20%) SQL
2 16 (17.20%) VBScript
3 9 (9.68%) VB
4 5 (5.38%) Java
5 3 (3.23%) C#
5 3 (3.23%) Go
5 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.38%) MCSE
2 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) CCNA
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.23%) CCNP
4 3 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.23%) PMP
4 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) VCAP
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CCA
6 1 (1.08%) CCEA
6 1 (1.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.08%) GISP
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.15%) QA
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (50.54%) Active Directory
2 36 (38.71%) XenApp
3 34 (36.56%) XenDesktop
4 17 (18.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (7.53%) BitLocker
5 7 (7.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (7.53%) VMware ESX
5 7 (7.53%) vSphere
6 5 (5.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (5.38%) XenServer
7 4 (4.30%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.30%) ISA Server
8 3 (3.23%) DFS Replication
8 3 (3.23%) Docker
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (2.15%) MetaFrame
9 2 (2.15%) Xen
10 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.08%) UAG
10 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 55 (59.14%) SCCM
2 7 (7.53%) WSUS
3 5 (5.38%) Perfmon
4 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.30%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.30%) Simpana
5 3 (3.23%) Ansible
5 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.15%) AppDNA
6 2 (2.15%) OpenView
6 2 (2.15%) SCOM
6 2 (2.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.15%) Sysprep
6 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.15%) WMI
7 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.08%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 62 (66.67%) Citrix
2 53 (56.99%) Microsoft
3 33 (35.48%) VMware
4 26 (27.96%) AppSense
5 12 (12.90%) NetApp
6 9 (9.68%) Cisco
6 9 (9.68%) Lumension
6 9 (9.68%) Oracle
7 8 (8.60%) Altiris
7 8 (8.60%) Dell
7 8 (8.60%) Intel Security
7 8 (8.60%) Symantec
8 7 (7.53%) HP
8 7 (7.53%) LANDesk
9 6 (6.45%) EMC
10 5 (5.38%) Apple
10 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.23%) Informatica
11 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.23%) Siebel