The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft App-V skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 112 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 20 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 1.21% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 9.05% 12.31% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 8
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£323 £297 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.49% -17.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £262 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £344 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.71 £21.50 £19.04
% change year-on-year
-36.23% +12.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
221 260 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.38% 9.83% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 121 70
Average daily rate £300 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.38% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.40 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.96 £38.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Microsoft App-V Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Scotland region.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Microsoft App-V
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V across the Scotland region.

Microsoft App-V Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 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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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
Glasgow 0 9 £323 - 4
Renfrewshire +5 8 £335 +19.64%
Edinburgh -14 2 - - 2
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) SCCM
2 19 (59.38%) Windows 7
3 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (50.00%) MSI
4 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
5 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) Citrix
7 10 (31.25%) ITIL
7 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) Application Packaging
8 9 (28.13%) AdminStudio
9 7 (21.88%) VMware
9 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (21.88%) AppSense
10 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) SQL
10 6 (18.75%) SAN
11 5 (15.63%) HP
11 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
11 5 (15.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (15.63%) Service Management
11 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
12 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
12 4 (12.50%) Change Control
12 4 (12.50%) Fat Client
12 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
12 4 (12.50%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) IPv4
3 3 (9.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security
4 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.25%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) Intranet
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) SMS
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) MSI
2 9 (28.13%) AdminStudio
3 3 (9.38%) InstallShield
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.13%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 4 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.13%) Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 4 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows 7
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Windows XP
5 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.38%) UNIX
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma
4 3 (9.38%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) DNA
5 2 (6.25%) Software Distribution
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Server Building
6 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) REXX
4 2 (6.25%) Tcl
4 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) MCP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.13%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
6 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (59.38%) SCCM
2 5 (15.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.25%) WSUS
3 2 (6.25%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) AppDNA
3 2 (6.25%) SCSM
4 1 (3.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Citrix
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) AppSense
3 5 (15.63%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) CA
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Lotus
5 1 (3.13%) Borland
5 1 (3.13%) Lumension
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