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 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 115 101 91
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 14 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.53% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 5.96% 7.74% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £257 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £435 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +7.95%
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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
235 168 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.41% 6.85% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 81 58
Average daily rate £323 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £13.90 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 August 2014.

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 August 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
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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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Fife - 3 £360 -
Aberdeen - - - -
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (94.00%) Windows
2 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (56.00%) Citrix
4 25 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 23 (46.00%) Application Packaging
6 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
7 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
8 20 (40.00%) SCCM
9 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
10 18 (36.00%) AppSense
11 16 (32.00%) ITIL
11 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
13 14 (28.00%) MSI
14 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
15 12 (24.00%) HP
15 12 (24.00%) Migration
16 10 (20.00%) VMware
16 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (18.00%) QA
17 9 (18.00%) Altiris
17 9 (18.00%) Publishing
17 9 (18.00%) Service Management
17 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
17 9 (18.00%) SQL
17 9 (18.00%) VBScript
18 8 (16.00%) VB
18 8 (16.00%) SAN
18 8 (16.00%) Thin Client
18 8 (16.00%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
1 3 (6.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) SAN
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 7 (14.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) SMS
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MSI
2 7 (14.00%) InstallShield
3 3 (6.00%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (2.00%) AdminStudio
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.00%) Publishing
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Applications Packager
2 7 (14.00%) Server Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.00%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (46.00%) Application Packaging
2 8 (16.00%) Software Packaging
3 6 (12.00%) Middleware
4 4 (8.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Thin Client
1 8 (16.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) LIMS
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (94.00%) Windows
2 25 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Migration
3 9 (18.00%) Service Management
3 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.00%) Workflow
4 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (12.00%) Software Deployment
5 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.00%) Release Management
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.00%) ITSM
8 1 (2.00%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) VBScript
3 8 (16.00%) VB
4 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) REXX
5 1 (2.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (42.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.00%) XenApp
4 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (40.00%) SCCM
2 8 (16.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.00%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (56.00%) Citrix
3 18 (36.00%) AppSense
4 12 (24.00%) HP
5 10 (20.00%) VMware
6 9 (18.00%) Altiris
7 7 (14.00%) Dell
8 5 (10.00%) Lumension
9 4 (8.00%) CA
9 4 (8.00%) Wyse
10 3 (6.00%) Symantec
10 3 (6.00%) McAfee
10 3 (6.00%) Dell KACE
11 1 (2.00%) Novell