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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 95 131 113
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -18
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 28 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.37% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 9.27% 4.62% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 9
Median daily rate £250 £313 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £158 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £465 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.68 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+14.03% +7.62%
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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
302 260 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.75% 8.05% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 104 158
Median daily rate £300 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 12
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.70 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Microsoft App-V
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Renfrewshire -11 14 £340 +4.61%
Glasgow +15 10 £250 -3.84%
Edinburgh +14 4 £350 -24.56%
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 38 (59.38%) SCCM
2 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
3 36 (56.25%) Application Packaging
4 32 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
5 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 28 (43.75%) Citrix
6 27 (42.19%) Security Cleared
7 25 (39.06%) SC Cleared
7 25 (39.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (37.50%) Data Centre
9 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
9 23 (35.94%) Windows
9 23 (35.94%) AppSense
10 21 (32.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 21 (32.81%) VMware
11 20 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
14 16 (25.00%) ITIL
14 16 (25.00%) Software Distribution
15 15 (23.44%) Analytics
15 15 (23.44%) OpenStack
16 13 (20.31%) XenApp
16 13 (20.31%) XenDesktop
16 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
16 13 (20.31%) Degree
17 12 (18.75%) Windows 7
17 12 (18.75%) MSI
18 11 (17.19%) HTTP
18 11 (17.19%) ITIL Certification

Microsoft App-V
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 15 (23.44%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) HTTP
1 11 (17.19%) HTTPS
2 5 (7.81%) DHCP
2 5 (7.81%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MSI
2 4 (6.25%) InstallShield
3 3 (4.69%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Publishing
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Applications Packager
2 5 (7.81%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (6.25%) Analyst
4 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (4.69%) Administrator
4 3 (4.69%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) MSI Packager
4 3 (4.69%) Software Design Engineer
4 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (4.69%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (4.69%) Systems Support
4 3 (4.69%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (3.13%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (3.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (3.13%) XenServer Engineer
6 1 (1.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (1.56%) Senior SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 20 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.25%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Application Packaging
2 32 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 16 (25.00%) ITIL
3 16 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 15 (23.44%) Analytics
5 9 (14.06%) Service Design
6 6 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (9.38%) Software Delivery
7 5 (7.81%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (6.25%) Migration
9 2 (3.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 1 (1.56%) Data Migration
10 1 (1.56%) High Availability
10 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.56%) Project Management
10 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma
10 1 (1.56%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 1 (1.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (39.06%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.31%) Degree
4 11 (17.19%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.69%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) CCA
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.31%) XenApp
3 13 (20.31%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) MetaFrame
4 2 (3.13%) XenServer
5 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (59.38%) SCCM
2 21 (32.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (6.25%) SCOM
3 4 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) OpenView
4 1 (1.56%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (57.81%) Microsoft
2 28 (43.75%) Citrix
3 23 (35.94%) AppSense
4 21 (32.81%) VMware
5 9 (14.06%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) CA
6 4 (6.25%) Symantec
7 3 (4.69%) Altiris
8 1 (1.56%) Lotus
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat