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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 129 117 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 22 16 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.54% 1.77%
As % of the System Software category 4.44% 6.25% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 16
Average daily rate £421 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.74% +7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £105 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.08 £15.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+47.16% -31.81%
Microsoft App-V
UK

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
495 256 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.58% 8.59% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 124 101
Average daily rate £360 £322 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 16
Average hourly rate £38.50 £29.09 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.37% +63.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £11.30 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 13 £420 +8.38% 2
Edinburgh -5 5 £450 +36.88%
Glasgow 0 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (70.27%) SCCM
3 19 (51.35%) Windows
4 18 (48.65%) Citrix
5 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (40.54%) Application Packaging
7 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
8 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
8 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
8 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
9 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
9 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
9 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
10 11 (29.73%) ITIL
11 10 (27.03%) AppSense
12 9 (24.32%) MS Office
12 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
13 8 (21.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 7 (18.92%) NHS
14 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
14 7 (18.92%) OpenStack
14 7 (18.92%) Degree
14 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (16.22%) Analytics
15 6 (16.22%) Software Distribution
15 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
15 6 (16.22%) XenApp
15 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (18.92%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
1 5 (13.51%) HTTPS
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MSI
2 2 (5.41%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support
2 5 (13.51%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Desktop Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) IT Support
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Packager
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Junior
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Junior Desktop Support
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Applications Support
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (18.92%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Application Packaging
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Analytics
3 6 (16.22%) Software Distribution
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (5.41%) ITSM
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.70%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.70%) High Availability
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) XenApp
3 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
4 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (70.27%) SCCM
2 8 (21.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.70%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.70%) OpenView
3 1 (2.70%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 18 (48.65%) Citrix
3 16 (43.24%) VMware
4 10 (27.03%) AppSense
5 6 (16.22%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Altiris
7 1 (2.70%) Lotus
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago