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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 388 369 313
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -56
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 48 65 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.28% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 1.85% 2.83% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 77
Median daily rate £400 £351 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.87% +8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £13.71 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+107.87% -35.85%
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
2592 2296 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.70% 9.73% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1822 1508 1340
Median daily rate £450 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 125 162
Median hourly rate £14.02 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.12% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.98 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
City of London +41 7 £402 +10.75%
Croydon -14 5 £450 -2.70%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 £290 -9.08%
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 74 (69.81%) Citrix
2 71 (66.98%) Windows
3 70 (66.04%) SCCM
4 51 (48.11%) Microsoft
5 48 (45.28%) Active Directory
6 45 (42.45%) VMware
7 34 (32.08%) XenApp
7 34 (32.08%) Windows 7
8 33 (31.13%) XenDesktop
9 30 (28.30%) Finance
10 26 (24.53%) PowerShell
11 25 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (22.64%) MSI
12 24 (22.64%) ITIL
13 23 (21.70%) AppSense
13 23 (21.70%) Windows Server
14 21 (19.81%) Windows 10
14 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (18.87%) Project Management
16 19 (17.92%) Application Packaging
17 17 (16.04%) Office 365
17 17 (16.04%) VBScript
18 16 (15.09%) MS Exchange
19 14 (13.21%) Change Management
20 13 (12.26%) Migration
20 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
20 13 (12.26%) SQL
20 13 (12.26%) Cisco
20 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
21 12 (11.32%) SQL Server

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 16 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.49%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.83%) Drupal
4 3 (2.83%) IIS
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) RMDS
2 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.04%) Office 365
2 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.83%) IaaS
3 3 (2.83%) PaaS
3 3 (2.83%) SaaS
4 2 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.89%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) NetScaler
2 10 (9.43%) DNS
3 9 (8.49%) DHCP
3 9 (8.49%) SSL
4 7 (6.60%) LAN
4 7 (6.60%) Skype
5 5 (4.72%) Firewall
6 4 (3.77%) SAN
7 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.89%) LDAP
8 2 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.89%) VPN
9 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.94%) SMS
9 1 (0.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.83%) MySQL
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.83%) Power BI
2 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (22.64%) MSI
2 7 (6.60%) InstallShield
3 5 (4.72%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.89%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.94%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 7 (6.60%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.77%) Legal
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Front Office
5 1 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Applications Packager
2 17 (16.04%) Analyst
2 17 (16.04%) Architect
3 13 (12.26%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Citrix Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Consultant
6 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.60%) Citrix Consultant
8 7 (6.60%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.66%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) PowerShell Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) Strategy Architect
10 5 (4.72%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) Administrator
11 4 (3.77%) SCCM Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
1 3 (2.83%) CSS
1 3 (2.83%) HTML
1 3 (2.83%) HTML5
1 3 (2.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.55%) User Experience
3 6 (5.66%) BYOD
3 6 (5.66%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 71 (66.98%) Windows
2 34 (32.08%) Windows 7
3 23 (21.70%) Windows Server
4 21 (19.81%) Windows 10
4 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.55%) Linux
7 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.83%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.83%) Solaris
9 3 (2.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.83%) Windows 2000
9 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (1.89%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.64%) ITIL
2 20 (18.87%) Project Management
3 19 (17.92%) Application Packaging
4 14 (13.21%) Change Management
5 13 (12.26%) Migration
6 8 (7.55%) Application Virtualisation
6 8 (7.55%) Change Control
7 7 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.60%) Application Discovery
7 7 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.60%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.60%) Service Management
8 6 (5.66%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.66%) Use Case
9 5 (4.72%) ITSM
9 5 (4.72%) PRINCE
10 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (3.77%) Release Management
10 4 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.53%) PowerShell
2 17 (16.04%) VBScript
3 13 (12.26%) SQL
4 10 (9.43%) VB
5 3 (2.83%) C#
5 3 (2.83%) Go
5 3 (2.83%) Java
5 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.83%) PHP
6 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared
2 7 (6.60%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.66%) MCSE
4 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.77%) CCNA
5 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.83%) CCNP
6 3 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.83%) PMP
6 3 (2.83%) VCAP
7 2 (1.89%) CCA
7 2 (1.89%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.94%) CCAA
8 1 (0.94%) CCEA
8 1 (0.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 34 (32.08%) XenApp
3 33 (31.13%) XenDesktop
4 25 (23.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (7.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (6.60%) BitLocker
6 7 (6.60%) VMware ESX
7 6 (5.66%) XenServer
8 5 (4.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
9 4 (3.77%) DFS Replication
9 4 (3.77%) vSphere
10 3 (2.83%) Docker
10 3 (2.83%) ISA Server
10 3 (2.83%) MetaFrame
10 3 (2.83%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.83%) Xen
11 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 70 (66.04%) SCCM
2 6 (5.66%) WSUS
3 5 (4.72%) Perfmon
4 3 (2.83%) Ansible
4 3 (2.83%) AppDNA
4 3 (2.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.89%) SCOM
5 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.89%) Simpana
5 2 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.89%) WMI
6 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.94%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.94%) Opsview
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.94%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.94%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 74 (69.81%) Citrix
2 51 (48.11%) Microsoft
3 45 (42.45%) VMware
4 23 (21.70%) AppSense
5 13 (12.26%) Cisco
6 9 (8.49%) Altiris
6 9 (8.49%) NetApp
7 8 (7.55%) Bloomberg
7 8 (7.55%) Reuters
7 8 (7.55%) Symantec
8 7 (6.60%) Dell
8 7 (6.60%) Lumension
8 7 (6.60%) Oracle
9 6 (5.66%) EMC
9 6 (5.66%) HP
9 6 (5.66%) Intel Security
10 5 (4.72%) LANDesk
11 4 (3.77%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.83%) Wyse