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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England / London
Rank 353 360 344
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 44 59 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 2.03% 2.87% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 41
Median daily rate £363 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £222 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £568 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year
-20.70% -8.34%

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
2172 2056 2007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.37% 9.59% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1521 1386 1336
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £239 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 95 115
Median hourly rate £22.42 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.45% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.55 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +11 12 £382 -7.95% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -4 5 £350 -
Croydon +4 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 (83.15%) Windows
2 61 (68.54%) SCCM
3 53 (59.55%) Active Directory
3 53 (59.55%) Citrix
4 44 (49.44%) Microsoft
5 34 (38.20%) VMware
6 31 (34.83%) XenApp
7 30 (33.71%) XenDesktop
7 30 (33.71%) PowerShell
7 30 (33.71%) MSI
8 25 (28.09%) Windows 10
9 24 (26.97%) ITIL
10 23 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (24.72%) Windows 7
12 21 (23.60%) Software Packaging
12 21 (23.60%) Migration
13 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (21.35%) Application Packaging
15 17 (19.10%) Finance
16 16 (17.98%) AppSense
17 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (15.73%) Office 365
18 14 (15.73%) VBScript
19 13 (14.61%) Root Cause Analysis
19 13 (14.61%) Windows Server
19 13 (14.61%) Degree
19 13 (14.61%) DV Cleared
19 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
19 13 (14.61%) Problem Management
20 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.25%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.73%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) NetScaler
2 8 (8.99%) DNS
3 6 (6.74%) DHCP
4 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.37%) Firewall
5 3 (3.37%) Internet
6 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.25%) SAN
6 2 (2.25%) VLAN
7 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.12%) LDAP
7 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.12%) SMS
7 1 (1.12%) SSL
7 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
2 1 (1.12%) OLTP
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (33.71%) MSI
2 5 (5.62%) JIRA
3 4 (4.49%) InstallShield
4 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (19.10%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 5 (5.62%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Advertising
5 2 (2.25%) Back Office
5 2 (2.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (22.47%) Applications Packager
2 10 (11.24%) Consultant
3 8 (8.99%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (8.99%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) SCCM Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) SCCM Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (2.25%) Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (23.60%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.37%) Middleware
3 1 (1.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) User Experience
3 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.25%) BYOD
4 2 (2.25%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 74 (83.15%) Windows
2 25 (28.09%) Windows 10
3 22 (24.72%) Windows 7
4 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (14.61%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.62%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.49%) Linux
9 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) ITIL
2 21 (23.60%) Migration
3 19 (21.35%) Application Packaging
4 13 (14.61%) Problem Management
4 13 (14.61%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (12.36%) Change Management
6 10 (11.24%) Service Management
7 8 (8.99%) Release Management
8 7 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.87%) Patch Management
8 7 (7.87%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.74%) Open Source
10 5 (5.62%) Application Discovery
10 5 (5.62%) Application Rationalisation
10 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.62%) Process Improvement
11 4 (4.49%) Logistics
11 4 (4.49%) Security Hardening
11 4 (4.49%) Security Patching
12 3 (3.37%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.71%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.73%) VBScript
3 9 (10.11%) VB
4 8 (8.99%) SQL
5 2 (2.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
1 13 (14.61%) DV Cleared
1 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) HNC
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.12%) CCA
4 1 (1.12%) CCNA
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.12%) GISP
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) MCDST
4 1 (1.12%) MCP
4 1 (1.12%) MCSA
4 1 (1.12%) MCTS
4 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (59.55%) Active Directory
2 31 (34.83%) XenApp
3 30 (33.71%) XenDesktop
4 23 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (12.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (8.99%) vSphere
7 7 (7.87%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.25%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.25%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.25%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.25%) XenServer
10 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 61 (68.54%) SCCM
2 6 (6.74%) WSUS
3 5 (5.62%) Sysprep
4 3 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.25%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.12%) Nagios
6 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.12%) OpenView
6 1 (1.12%) Opsview
6 1 (1.12%) ThinApp
6 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.12%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.12%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 53 (59.55%) Citrix
2 44 (49.44%) Microsoft
3 34 (38.20%) VMware
4 16 (17.98%) AppSense
5 6 (6.74%) Altiris
5 6 (6.74%) Dell
6 5 (5.62%) Infoblox
6 5 (5.62%) LANDesk
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco
7 4 (4.49%) EMC
7 4 (4.49%) Symantec
8 3 (3.37%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.37%) Wyse
9 2 (2.25%) HP
9 2 (2.25%) IBM
10 1 (1.12%) Apple
10 1 (1.12%) BMC
10 1 (1.12%) Oracle
10 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.12%) Sun