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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 342 296 306
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 65 113 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 2.98% 5.42% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 79 76
Average daily rate
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£351 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.38 £20.01
% change year-on-year
+10.77% +6.84%
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
2183 2085 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.26% 8.84% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1304 1155
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 143 160
Average hourly rate £17.99 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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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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 -31 13 £363 +11.53% 4
Croydon - 4 £463 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £319 -
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 114 (73.55%) Windows
2 102 (65.81%) Citrix
3 71 (45.81%) XenApp
4 70 (45.16%) Active Directory
5 67 (43.23%) VMware
6 66 (42.58%) Microsoft
7 60 (38.71%) SCCM
8 44 (28.39%) Windows 7
9 41 (26.45%) AppSense
10 40 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (25.16%) Application Packaging
12 37 (23.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (22.58%) XenDesktop
14 34 (21.94%) MSI
15 33 (21.29%) Finance
16 32 (20.65%) NetScaler
17 29 (18.71%) ITIL
18 28 (18.06%) MS Excel
18 28 (18.06%) vSphere
19 23 (14.84%) Migration
19 23 (14.84%) Citrix Certification
20 22 (14.19%) PowerShell
21 21 (13.55%) Security Cleared
22 19 (12.26%) Thin Client
22 19 (12.26%) Fat Client
23 18 (11.61%) HP
24 16 (10.32%) SAN
24 16 (10.32%) Banking
25 15 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
25 15 (9.68%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 9 (5.81%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.23%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.23%) IIS
4 3 (1.94%) OpenEdge
4 3 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.65%) Lync
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (18.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.45%) MS Office
3 4 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) RMDS
2 3 (1.94%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.65%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Office 365
2 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.65%) NetScaler
2 16 (10.32%) SAN
3 14 (9.03%) DNS
4 10 (6.45%) DHCP
4 10 (6.45%) VPN
5 9 (5.81%) VLAN
5 9 (5.81%) NAS
6 8 (5.16%) Firewall
7 7 (4.52%) SSL
7 7 (4.52%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.23%) WAN
8 5 (3.23%) LAN
9 4 (2.58%) DMZ
10 3 (1.94%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.94%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.29%) VoIP
11 2 (1.29%) Network Security
11 2 (1.29%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.29%) Internet
12 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.65%) Big Data
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (21.94%) MSI
2 7 (4.52%) InstallShield
3 4 (2.58%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.94%) WinDbg
General
1 33 (21.29%) Finance
2 16 (10.32%) Banking
3 7 (4.52%) Law
4 5 (3.23%) Legal
4 5 (3.23%) Publishing
5 3 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 32 (20.65%) Citrix Engineer
2 27 (17.42%) Applications Packager
3 21 (13.55%) Consultant
4 16 (10.32%) Citrix Consultant
5 14 (9.03%) Analyst
5 14 (9.03%) Architect
6 8 (5.16%) Technical Architect
6 8 (5.16%) Applications Manager
7 7 (4.52%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (3.87%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.23%) Administrator
10 4 (2.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (2.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (2.58%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (2.58%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (2.58%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (2.58%) Citrix Support
11 3 (1.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.16%) Application Packaging
2 9 (5.81%) .NET
2 9 (5.81%) Web Services
3 5 (3.23%) J2EE
4 4 (2.58%) X-Windows
5 3 (1.94%) Software Packaging
5 3 (1.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Thin Client
1 19 (12.26%) Fat Client
2 15 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.81%) PKI
5 7 (4.52%) BYOD
6 5 (3.23%) User Experience
7 4 (2.58%) CESG
8 3 (1.94%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.29%) Clustering
9 2 (1.29%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.65%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.65%) SecurID
10 1 (0.65%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 114 (73.55%) Windows
2 44 (28.39%) Windows 7
3 37 (23.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.87%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.94%) Android
7 3 (1.94%) UNIX
8 2 (1.29%) Linux
8 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.65%) Debian
9 1 (0.65%) Solaris
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.71%) ITIL
2 23 (14.84%) Migration
3 11 (7.10%) Service Management
4 10 (6.45%) Project Management
5 9 (5.81%) Change Management
6 8 (5.16%) Change Control
7 6 (3.87%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.23%) Workflow
8 5 (3.23%) SDLC
9 4 (2.58%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (2.58%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.58%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.58%) TOGAF
9 4 (2.58%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.58%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.19%) PowerShell
2 12 (7.74%) VBScript
2 12 (7.74%) VB
3 11 (7.10%) SQL
4 3 (1.94%) C#
5 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (14.84%) Citrix Certification
2 21 (13.55%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.39%) SC Cleared
4 12 (7.74%) CCEE
5 11 (7.10%) CCEA
5 11 (7.10%) MCSE
5 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (6.45%) MCP
7 8 (5.16%) CCA
8 7 (4.52%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.58%) CCIA
9 4 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.94%) MCITP
10 3 (1.94%) Degree
11 2 (1.29%) MCTS
11 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.29%) CCNA
11 2 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.29%) MCSA
11 2 (1.29%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) COBIT
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 71 (45.81%) XenApp
2 70 (45.16%) Active Directory
3 40 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (22.58%) XenDesktop
5 28 (18.06%) vSphere
6 9 (5.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (3.87%) XenServer
8 5 (3.23%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.94%) Terminal Server
10 2 (1.29%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.65%) vCloud
11 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 60 (38.71%) SCCM
2 14 (9.03%) EdgeSight
3 8 (5.16%) SCOM
4 4 (2.58%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.94%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.94%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.94%) SCSM
5 3 (1.94%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.29%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.29%) WMI
6 2 (1.29%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (1.29%) WSUS
7 1 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.65%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.65%) Puppet
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.65%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 102 (65.81%) Citrix
2 67 (43.23%) VMware
3 66 (42.58%) Microsoft
4 41 (26.45%) AppSense
5 18 (11.61%) HP
6 11 (7.10%) Cisco
7 10 (6.45%) Wyse
8 8 (5.16%) Dell
9 6 (3.87%) CommVault
9 6 (3.87%) Remedy
10 5 (3.23%) Oracle
10 5 (3.23%) Reuters
10 5 (3.23%) Bloomberg
10 5 (3.23%) NetApp
10 5 (3.23%) Pega
11 4 (2.58%) Apple
11 4 (2.58%) Symantec
11 4 (2.58%) Juniper
12 3 (1.94%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.94%) Mercator
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