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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 123 115 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 14 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 5.45% 5.51% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £281 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £405 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £21.88 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -7.89%
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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
257 254 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.83% 9.10% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 147 81
Average daily rate £300 £323 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £115 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 7
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.10 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £26.00 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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
Glasgow - 8 £298 -
Renfrewshire +5 3 £300 +6.38%
Edinburgh -15 2 £370 - 1
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 19 (55.88%) SCCM
4 18 (52.94%) MSI
5 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
7 14 (41.18%) Citrix
8 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (35.29%) ITIL
10 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
10 11 (32.35%) Application Packaging
11 9 (26.47%) AdminStudio
11 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
12 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (20.59%) AppSense
14 6 (17.65%) Service Management
14 6 (17.65%) Finance
14 6 (17.65%) VMware
14 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
14 6 (17.65%) SQL
15 5 (14.71%) HP
15 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
15 5 (14.71%) SAN
15 5 (14.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 4 (11.76%) Degree
16 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
16 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
16 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma
16 4 (11.76%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) SAN
2 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) IPv4
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) MSI
2 9 (26.47%) AdminStudio
3 3 (8.82%) InstallShield
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.94%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Applications Packager
2 3 (8.82%) Analyst
2 3 (8.82%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (2.94%) Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Support Technician
4 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (2.94%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Applications Tester
4 1 (2.94%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Thin Client
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.82%) Fat Client
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.71%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.82%) UNIX
6 3 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Service Management
3 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma
4 3 (8.82%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Change Control
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.88%) DNA
5 2 (5.88%) Application Discovery
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.94%) Test Management
6 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) VB
3 3 (8.82%) VBScript
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) REXX
4 2 (5.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.94%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.94%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) SCCM
2 5 (14.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.88%) WSUS
3 2 (5.88%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) AppDNA
3 2 (5.88%) SCSM
4 1 (2.94%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Citrix
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) AppSense
4 6 (17.65%) VMware
5 5 (14.71%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 2 (5.88%) CA
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus
7 1 (2.94%) Borland
7 1 (2.94%) Altiris
7 1 (2.94%) Lumension