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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Rank 117 114 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 31 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 0.61% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 6.00% 7.09% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 12
Median daily rate £418 £335 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.62% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £220 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £418 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £15.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+140.00% -29.41%
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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
517 254 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.93% 8.64% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 116 113
Median daily rate £330 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 19
Median hourly rate £37.25 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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
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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire -32 15 £418 +7.74%
Edinburgh +2 10 £400 +21.67% 4
Glasgow +1 1 - -
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Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 27 (65.85%) SCCM
2 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 20 (48.78%) Application Packaging
4 19 (46.34%) Citrix
5 17 (41.46%) Windows
6 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
6 16 (39.02%) VMware
6 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
7 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
8 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
8 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
9 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
10 11 (26.83%) AppSense
10 11 (26.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (24.39%) ITIL
11 10 (24.39%) XenApp
11 10 (24.39%) XenDesktop
11 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (21.95%) Software Distribution
12 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
13 8 (19.51%) Analytics
13 8 (19.51%) OpenStack
14 6 (14.63%) HP
14 6 (14.63%) MSI
14 6 (14.63%) Migration
14 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (14.63%) HTTP
14 6 (14.63%) HTTPS

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 8 (19.51%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) HTTP
1 6 (14.63%) HTTPS
2 3 (7.32%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
4 1 (2.44%) SMS
4 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MSI
2 2 (4.88%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Applications Packager
2 5 (12.20%) Desktop Support
2 5 (12.20%) IT Support
3 4 (9.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) MSI Packager
5 2 (4.88%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) XenServer Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Data Centre
2 10 (24.39%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.20%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
3 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Application Packaging
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Software Distribution
4 8 (19.51%) Analytics
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Service Design
6 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.44%) High Availability
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) VB
2 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (7.32%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) CCA
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.44%) MCITP
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (24.39%) XenApp
3 10 (24.39%) XenDesktop
4 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (4.88%) MetaFrame
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) XenServer
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (65.85%) SCCM
2 11 (26.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) Citrix
3 16 (39.02%) VMware
4 11 (26.83%) AppSense
5 6 (14.63%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) Altiris
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) Lotus
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat