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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 350 347 299
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -48
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 61 58 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 3.02% 3.04% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 71
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.82 £32.81
% change year-on-year
-8.34% -33.48%
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
2023 1907 1862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.57% 9.15% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1250 1135
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 113 111
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.37 £17.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £28.75 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +30 12 £445 +13.01%
Croydon -15 1 £500 +33.33%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 98 (74.81%) Citrix
2 92 (70.23%) Windows
3 87 (66.41%) XenApp
4 75 (57.25%) SCCM
4 75 (57.25%) Microsoft
5 72 (54.96%) VMware
6 69 (52.67%) XenDesktop
7 58 (44.27%) Active Directory
8 49 (37.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (36.64%) Windows Server
10 39 (29.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (27.48%) AppSense
12 35 (26.72%) NetScaler
13 33 (25.19%) Windows 7
14 32 (24.43%) Finance
15 28 (21.37%) PowerShell
15 28 (21.37%) ITIL
16 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
17 18 (13.74%) SAN
17 18 (13.74%) MSI
17 18 (13.74%) XenServer
18 17 (12.98%) Hyper-V
18 17 (12.98%) Project Management
19 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (12.21%) DNS
20 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (10.69%) Migration
20 14 (10.69%) SCOM
21 13 (9.92%) Application Packaging

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (9.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.82%) IIS
3 4 (3.05%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.53%) Lync
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (3.05%) RMDS
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.53%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) SaaS
2 9 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.87%) IaaS
2 9 (6.87%) PaaS
3 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.72%) NetScaler
2 18 (13.74%) SAN
3 16 (12.21%) DNS
4 10 (7.63%) DHCP
5 8 (6.11%) SSL
6 7 (5.34%) Firewall
7 5 (3.82%) LAN
7 5 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.05%) LDAP
8 4 (3.05%) NAS
8 4 (3.05%) SNMP
8 4 (3.05%) VLAN
8 4 (3.05%) VPN
9 2 (1.53%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.53%) Internet
9 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.53%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.53%) VoIP
9 2 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (13.74%) MSI
2 1 (0.76%) InstallShield
General
1 32 (24.43%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.05%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Legal
4 3 (2.29%) Advertising
4 3 (2.29%) Law
5 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (22.90%) Citrix Engineer
2 19 (14.50%) Analyst
3 11 (8.40%) Applications Packager
4 10 (7.63%) Architect
4 10 (7.63%) Consultant
5 8 (6.11%) Citrix Consultant
5 8 (6.11%) Citrix Support
5 8 (6.11%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (5.34%) Head of Infrastructure
6 7 (5.34%) Head of Technology
6 7 (5.34%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Citrix Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (3.82%) Head of Engineering
8 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) X-Windows
2 2 (1.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) User Experience
2 12 (9.16%) PKI
3 10 (7.63%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.58%) BYOD
6 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.05%) Fat Client
7 4 (3.05%) Hedge funds
7 4 (3.05%) Social Media
7 4 (3.05%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.53%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.53%) iPhone
9 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.76%) Clustering
10 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.76%) iPad
10 1 (0.76%) PDA
10 1 (0.76%) SecurID
10 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 92 (70.23%) Windows
2 48 (36.64%) Windows Server
3 39 (29.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (25.19%) Windows 7
5 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (12.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (8.40%) Windows 8
8 10 (7.63%) Linux
9 4 (3.05%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.53%) Android
10 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.53%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.37%) ITIL
2 17 (12.98%) Project Management
3 14 (10.69%) Migration
4 13 (9.92%) Application Packaging
5 10 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.63%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.87%) Open Source
6 9 (6.87%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.87%) Service Management
7 8 (6.11%) Application Discovery
7 8 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.34%) Performance Management
9 6 (4.58%) Change Control
9 6 (4.58%) Change Management
9 6 (4.58%) ITSM
9 6 (4.58%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.82%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.82%) Release Management
11 4 (3.05%) Investment Management
11 4 (3.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.37%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.40%) VBScript
3 10 (7.63%) VB
4 4 (3.05%) SQL
5 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.87%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (6.87%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (6.11%) CCEE
5 7 (5.34%) CCEA
6 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.82%) MCP
7 4 (3.05%) MCSA
7 4 (3.05%) MCSE
7 4 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.53%) CCAA
10 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.76%) CCA
10 1 (0.76%) Degree
10 1 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) SLA
2 2 (1.53%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 87 (66.41%) XenApp
2 69 (52.67%) XenDesktop
3 58 (44.27%) Active Directory
4 49 (37.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (13.74%) XenServer
6 17 (12.98%) Hyper-V
7 13 (9.92%) vSphere
8 4 (3.05%) Terminal Server
9 3 (2.29%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.53%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.53%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.76%) Firmware
11 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 75 (57.25%) SCCM
2 14 (10.69%) SCOM
3 9 (6.87%) CFEngine
3 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.34%) XenMobile
5 5 (3.82%) EdgeSight
6 3 (2.29%) SCSM
7 2 (1.53%) Ionix
7 2 (1.53%) Nagios
7 2 (1.53%) Opsview
7 2 (1.53%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.53%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.53%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.53%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.76%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 98 (74.81%) Citrix
2 75 (57.25%) Microsoft
3 72 (54.96%) VMware
4 36 (27.48%) AppSense
5 11 (8.40%) Cisco
6 9 (6.87%) HP
7 8 (6.11%) Remedy
8 6 (4.58%) Altiris
8 6 (4.58%) Bloomberg
9 5 (3.82%) Reuters
9 5 (3.82%) Wyse
10 4 (3.05%) BMC
10 4 (3.05%) Oracle
11 3 (2.29%) Apple
11 3 (2.29%) F5
11 3 (2.29%) IBM
12 2 (1.53%) Gemalto
12 2 (1.53%) NetApp
12 2 (1.53%) Q1 Labs
12 2 (1.53%) Splunk
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