The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Scotland region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 108 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 23 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.93% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 9.39% 13.77% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £364 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +27.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £257 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £379 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.38 £19.52 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -40.84%
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
245 167 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.05% 6.75% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 69 67
Average daily rate £325 £364 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.65% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £263 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.45 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £28.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Microsoft App-V
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Last Year
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 60 (86.96%) Windows
2 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
3 33 (47.83%) Windows 7
4 32 (46.38%) Citrix
5 27 (39.13%) SCCM
6 24 (34.78%) MSI
6 24 (34.78%) Application Packaging
6 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
7 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 23 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (28.99%) PowerShell
10 18 (26.09%) ITIL
11 17 (24.64%) AppSense
12 14 (20.29%) Internet
12 14 (20.29%) Publishing
12 14 (20.29%) Migration
13 13 (18.84%) VMware
14 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
14 12 (17.39%) HP
14 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (15.94%) VBScript
15 11 (15.94%) VB
15 11 (15.94%) Windows XP
15 11 (15.94%) InstallShield
16 10 (14.49%) Software Deployment
17 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
17 9 (13.04%) Finance
17 9 (13.04%) Banking
17 9 (13.04%) Altiris

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Office
2 5 (7.25%) InfoPath
3 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) Internet
2 8 (11.59%) SAN
3 7 (10.14%) DNS
4 6 (8.70%) DHCP
5 2 (2.90%) SMS
5 2 (2.90%) Firewall
6 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.45%) NAS
6 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) MSI
2 11 (15.94%) InstallShield
3 4 (5.80%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (20.29%) Publishing
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Applications Packager
2 7 (10.14%) Consultant
2 7 (10.14%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (10.14%) Server Engineer
3 6 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 5 (7.25%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) MSI Packager
5 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 2 (2.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.90%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Security Specialist
7 1 (1.45%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.45%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (1.45%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (1.45%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (1.45%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.78%) Application Packaging
2 8 (11.59%) Software Packaging
3 6 (8.70%) .NET
3 6 (8.70%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Thin Client
1 8 (11.59%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (86.96%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.94%) Windows XP
5 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.25%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) Migration
3 10 (14.49%) Software Deployment
4 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 8 (11.59%) Project Management
5 8 (11.59%) Service Management
5 8 (11.59%) Workflow
6 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Release Management
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
9 1 (1.45%) Change Control
9 1 (1.45%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.45%) ITSM
9 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) PowerShell
2 11 (15.94%) VBScript
2 11 (15.94%) VB
3 8 (11.59%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.45%) REXX
5 1 (1.45%) Tcl
5 1 (1.45%) VB6
5 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 23 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) XenApp
4 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (39.13%) SCCM
2 8 (11.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.90%) ZENworks
3 2 (2.90%) WSUS
3 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (63.77%) Microsoft
2 32 (46.38%) Citrix
3 17 (24.64%) AppSense
4 13 (18.84%) VMware
5 12 (17.39%) HP
6 9 (13.04%) Altiris
7 8 (11.59%) Dell
8 5 (7.25%) McAfee
9 4 (5.80%) Wyse
9 4 (5.80%) Dell KACE
9 4 (5.80%) CA
10 3 (4.35%) Lumension
11 2 (2.90%) Novell
12 1 (1.45%) Symantec
12 1 (1.45%) NetApp
12 1 (1.45%) EMC
12 1 (1.45%) Brocade
12 1 (1.45%) Cisco