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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK / Scotland
Rank 85 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 17 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.55% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 8.42% 5.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 0
Median daily rate £425 £96 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+344.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%

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
202 266 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.11% 10.44% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 128 114
Median daily rate £375 £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £234 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £432 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.90 £17.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +35 17 £425 -
Microsoft App-V
UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 29 (60.42%) Windows
3 27 (56.25%) SCCM
4 26 (54.17%) Citrix
5 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
6 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 23 (47.92%) VMware
8 21 (43.75%) XenApp
8 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (39.58%) XenDesktop
10 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (35.42%) Application Packaging
12 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (33.33%) Windows 10
13 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
13 15 (31.25%) DNS
13 15 (31.25%) DHCP
13 15 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
14 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
15 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
15 13 (27.08%) VMware ESX
16 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
16 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
17 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (22.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 10 (20.83%) AppSense
18 10 (20.83%) ITIL
19 9 (18.75%) Finance
19 9 (18.75%) Analytics

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 7 (14.58%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) DHCP
1 15 (31.25%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 7 (14.58%) HTTPS
2 7 (14.58%) Internet
2 7 (14.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MSI
2 4 (8.33%) InstallShield
3 3 (6.25%) AdminStudio
4 2 (4.17%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Law
3 3 (6.25%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Applications Packager
2 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Citrix Specialist
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix Support
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix Support Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Citrix Architect
7 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Design Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (60.42%) Windows
2 24 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 16 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Application Packaging
2 15 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
3 10 (20.83%) ITIL
4 9 (18.75%) Analytics
4 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (18.75%) Service Design
4 9 (18.75%) Software Distribution
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Application Discovery
7 2 (4.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (4.17%) Functional Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.17%) Software Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (18.75%) Degree
5 7 (14.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (43.75%) XenApp
3 19 (39.58%) XenDesktop
4 13 (27.08%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (56.25%) SCCM
2 11 (22.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (12.50%) SCOM
4 4 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.08%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (54.17%) Citrix
3 23 (47.92%) VMware
4 10 (20.83%) AppSense
5 4 (8.33%) CA
5 4 (8.33%) HP
5 4 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) Varonis
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