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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 119 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 1.22% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 1.80% 12.30% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
Average daily rate
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£94 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.23% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+22.58% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-30.85% +106.91%
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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
222 244 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.02% 9.89% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 79 82
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £130 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.17 £29.17 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 2 March 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
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Application Packaging
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
7 4 (30.77%) SCSM
7 4 (30.77%) SCOM
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) UNIX
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix
9 2 (15.38%) SAN
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 2 (15.38%) MS Office
9 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (15.38%) Network Security
9 2 (15.38%) VMware
10 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
10 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 1 (7.69%) Degree
10 1 (7.69%) WSUS
10 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
10 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
10 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
10 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
10 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) NAS
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
1 1 (7.69%) InstallShield
1 1 (7.69%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Support
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL
1 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
1 1 (7.69%) Change Control
1 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) REXX
2 1 (7.69%) Tcl
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 4 (30.77%) SCSM
3 1 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) AppSense
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) HP