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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 111 86 100
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 18 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 1.54% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 7.32% 16.25% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 7
Average daily rate
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£335 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £261 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £328 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +11.84%
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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
246 240 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.44% 9.49% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 101 74
Average daily rate £320 £324 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £412 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 9
Average hourly rate £29.00 £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £28.40 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 May 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 22 May 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
Renfrewshire -1 9 £388 +31.35%
Glasgow -4 7 £260 -23.57% 1
Edinburgh -18 2 £329 -
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 12 (54.55%) SCCM
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) MSI
5 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (27.27%) AdminStudio
9 6 (27.27%) ITIL
9 6 (27.27%) Application Packaging
10 5 (22.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
11 4 (18.18%) Citrix
11 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
11 4 (18.18%) Service Management
12 3 (13.64%) VMware
12 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (13.64%) SQL
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.64%) MS Office
12 3 (13.64%) InstallShield
12 3 (13.64%) SAN
13 2 (9.09%) CA
13 2 (9.09%) REXX
13 2 (9.09%) Tcl
13 2 (9.09%) Symantec
13 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MSI
2 6 (27.27%) AdminStudio
3 3 (13.64%) InstallShield
4 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
1 4 (18.18%) Applications Packager
2 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
1 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
6 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) REXX
2 2 (9.09%) Tcl
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) SCSM
4 1 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) CA
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) AppSense