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 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 384 353 310
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -43
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 39 82 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 1.62% 3.62% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 58 79
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £236 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £13.71 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+110.61% -35.48%
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
2414 2263 2117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.31% 9.68% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 1511 1297
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 124 159
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +16.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 June 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 25 June 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 +25 6 £403 +11.03% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 £290 +16.00%
Croydon -13 1 £238 -26.92%
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (71.84%) Citrix
1 74 (71.84%) SCCM
2 65 (63.11%) Windows
3 46 (44.66%) VMware
4 45 (43.69%) Microsoft
5 42 (40.78%) Active Directory
6 37 (35.92%) XenApp
7 34 (33.01%) XenDesktop
7 34 (33.01%) PowerShell
7 34 (33.01%) Finance
8 32 (31.07%) Windows 7
9 29 (28.16%) ITIL
10 28 (27.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (25.24%) AppSense
12 25 (24.27%) MSI
13 23 (22.33%) Project Management
14 21 (20.39%) VBScript
14 21 (20.39%) Windows Server
15 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (14.56%) NetScaler
16 15 (14.56%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (14.56%) Application Packaging
16 15 (14.56%) Windows 10
17 14 (13.59%) Change Management
17 14 (13.59%) VB
18 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
18 13 (12.62%) Office 365
19 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
19 12 (11.65%) DNS
20 11 (10.68%) Cisco

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 (11.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.85%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.91%) Drupal
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 7 (6.80%) RMDS
2 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.91%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.62%) Office 365
2 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.91%) IaaS
4 3 (2.91%) PaaS
4 3 (2.91%) SaaS
5 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) NetScaler
2 12 (11.65%) DNS
3 8 (7.77%) DHCP
3 8 (7.77%) SSL
4 7 (6.80%) LAN
5 6 (5.83%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (4.85%) Firewall
7 3 (2.91%) SAN
7 3 (2.91%) Skype
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.97%) Internet
8 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.97%) LDAP
8 1 (0.97%) SMS
8 1 (0.97%) SNMP
8 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.91%) MySQL
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.91%) Power BI
2 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (24.27%) MSI
2 7 (6.80%) InstallShield
3 5 (4.85%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.94%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.97%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 34 (33.01%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.83%) Legal
4 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Front Office
5 1 (0.97%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.45%) Applications Packager
2 17 (16.50%) Analyst
2 17 (16.50%) Architect
3 13 (12.62%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Consultant
4 9 (8.74%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Citrix Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) PowerShell Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Strategy Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) SCCM Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) SCCM Specialist
9 4 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.91%) .NET
1 3 (2.91%) CSS
1 3 (2.91%) HTML
1 3 (2.91%) HTML5
1 3 (2.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.77%) User Experience
3 6 (5.83%) BYOD
3 6 (5.83%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.91%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.94%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.94%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.97%) PDA
7 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 32 (31.07%) Windows 7
3 21 (20.39%) Windows Server
4 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (14.56%) Windows 10
5 15 (14.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.77%) Linux
7 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.91%) Solaris
8 3 (2.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.97%) Android
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) ITIL
2 23 (22.33%) Project Management
3 15 (14.56%) Application Packaging
4 14 (13.59%) Change Management
5 11 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.68%) Migration
6 10 (9.71%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.74%) Service Management
8 8 (7.77%) Application Virtualisation
8 8 (7.77%) Change Control
8 8 (7.77%) ITSM
8 8 (7.77%) PRINCE
9 7 (6.80%) Application Discovery
9 7 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (6.80%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.83%) Release Management
10 6 (5.83%) Use Case
11 5 (4.85%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (3.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.01%) PowerShell
2 21 (20.39%) VBScript
3 14 (13.59%) VB
4 11 (10.68%) SQL
5 3 (2.91%) C#
5 3 (2.91%) Go
5 3 (2.91%) Java
5 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.91%) PHP
6 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (6.80%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.80%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.85%) MCSE
4 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.88%) CCNA
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.91%) CCEE
6 3 (2.91%) CCNP
6 3 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.91%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.91%) PMP
6 3 (2.91%) VCAP
7 2 (1.94%) CCEA
8 1 (0.97%) CCA
8 1 (0.97%) CCAA
8 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.94%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (40.78%) Active Directory
2 37 (35.92%) XenApp
3 34 (33.01%) XenDesktop
4 28 (27.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (9.71%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (6.80%) BitLocker
7 5 (4.85%) VMware ESX
8 4 (3.88%) DFS Replication
8 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
8 4 (3.88%) XenServer
9 3 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.91%) Docker
9 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.91%) Xen
10 1 (0.97%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.97%) UAG
10 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 74 (71.84%) SCCM
2 6 (5.83%) WSUS
3 5 (4.85%) Perfmon
3 5 (4.85%) SCOM
4 3 (2.91%) Ansible
4 3 (2.91%) AppDNA
4 3 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.94%) WMI
6 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.97%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.97%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.97%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.97%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 74 (71.84%) Citrix
2 46 (44.66%) VMware
3 45 (43.69%) Microsoft
4 26 (25.24%) AppSense
5 11 (10.68%) Cisco
6 8 (7.77%) Bloomberg
6 8 (7.77%) HP
6 8 (7.77%) Reuters
6 8 (7.77%) Symantec
7 7 (6.80%) Altiris
7 7 (6.80%) Oracle
8 6 (5.83%) EMC
8 6 (5.83%) Intel Security
9 5 (4.85%) Dell
9 5 (4.85%) LANDesk
9 5 (4.85%) Lumension
9 5 (4.85%) NetApp
10 3 (2.91%) Informatica
10 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.91%) Siebel
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