The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 86 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 42 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.58% 0.86% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 17.28% 10.53% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 10
Average daily rate £313 £361 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% +20.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £280 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £370 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.20% -17.94%
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
243 190 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.15% 8.17% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 80 104
Average daily rate £333 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.01% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 18
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -41.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £21.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Microsoft App-V
UK

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 17 April 2014.

Microsoft App-V Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 16 £325 - 1
Microsoft App-V
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 49 (84.48%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Windows 7
3 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 29 (50.00%) SCCM
5 28 (48.28%) MSI
6 21 (36.21%) Application Packaging
7 19 (32.76%) Migration
8 18 (31.03%) InstallShield
9 17 (29.31%) Citrix
9 17 (29.31%) VBScript
10 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
11 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
12 14 (24.14%) Finance
13 12 (20.69%) VB
13 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
13 12 (20.69%) Software Deployment
14 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
14 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
14 11 (18.97%) VMware
15 10 (17.24%) AppSense
16 9 (15.52%) Software Packaging
16 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (15.52%) ITIL
16 9 (15.52%) Publishing
16 9 (15.52%) Internet
17 8 (13.79%) Project Management
17 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
18 7 (12.07%) QA
19 6 (10.34%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
1 5 (8.62%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) SMS
3 2 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (48.28%) MSI
2 18 (31.03%) InstallShield
3 6 (10.34%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Publishing
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Applications Packager
2 6 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Consultant
4 3 (5.17%) MSI Packager
5 2 (3.45%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.45%) Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (1.72%) Architect
6 1 (1.72%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (1.72%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Service Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Junior
6 1 (1.72%) Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Programme Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) Application Packaging
2 9 (15.52%) Software Packaging
3 5 (8.62%) .NET
4 2 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
1 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (84.48%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
4 11 (18.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Migration
2 12 (20.69%) Software Deployment
3 9 (15.52%) ITIL
4 8 (13.79%) Project Management
5 6 (10.34%) Workflow
6 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.62%) Release Management
7 4 (6.90%) Service Management
7 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma
9 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.72%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) VBScript
2 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
3 12 (20.69%) VB
4 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.17%) SQL
6 1 (1.72%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) XenApp
4 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (50.00%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) ZENworks
3 4 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.45%) WMI
4 2 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) Citrix
3 11 (18.97%) VMware
4 10 (17.24%) AppSense
5 5 (8.62%) Novell
5 5 (8.62%) McAfee
5 5 (8.62%) HP
6 3 (5.17%) Dell
6 3 (5.17%) Dell KACE
7 2 (3.45%) Altiris
8 1 (1.72%) Brocade
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco
8 1 (1.72%) EMC
8 1 (1.72%) Wyse
8 1 (1.72%) NetApp
Edinburgh & Lothians
Exception Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago