Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 215 205
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 +43
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 35 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 3.52% 3.14% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 17
City of London median daily rate £435 £390 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -17.89% +30.14%
10th Percentile £300 £323 £320
90th Percentile £488 £468 £713
Central London median daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 995 637 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.19% 10.38% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 511 500
City of London median daily rate £500 £460 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +5.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £235 £185 £213
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £17.25 £21.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.69% +27.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.13 £11.50
90th Percentile £23.40 £55.00 £25.45
Central London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% +27.94% -

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the City of London

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in the City of London

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in the City of London

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 22 (62.86%) Ivanti
2 22 (62.86%) SCCM
3 19 (54.29%) Citrix
3 19 (54.29%) VMware
4 17 (48.57%) PowerShell
4 17 (48.57%) Windows 10
5 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
6 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (25.71%) Office 365
8 9 (25.71%) XenDesktop
8 9 (25.71%) VBScript
8 9 (25.71%) Finance
8 9 (25.71%) MSI
9 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
9 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
10 7 (20.00%) Patch Management
10 7 (20.00%) Application Packaging
10 7 (20.00%) Migration
11 6 (17.14%) Banking
11 6 (17.14%) XenApp
11 6 (17.14%) Application Virtualisation
11 6 (17.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (14.29%) VB
12 5 (14.29%) ITIL
12 5 (14.29%) HP
12 5 (14.29%) McAfee
13 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
1 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
1 3 (8.57%) VPN
2 2 (5.71%) MPLS
2 2 (5.71%) NAS
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) VSAN
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) Skype
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MSI
2 4 (11.43%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.86%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Publishing
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (5.71%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Packager
6 1 (2.86%) Deployment Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows 10
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 7 (20.00%) Migration
1 7 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (17.14%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Release Management
4 4 (11.43%) Security Management
4 4 (11.43%) Security Patching
4 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Change Control
5 3 (8.57%) Personalization
6 2 (5.71%) E-Discovery
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.71%) VBScript
3 5 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSA
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.71%) XenDesktop
4 6 (17.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (17.14%) XenApp
5 4 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.43%) vSphere
6 3 (8.57%) BitLocker
6 3 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (5.71%) DFS Replication
7 2 (5.71%) VMware NSX
7 2 (5.71%) Xen
8 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (62.86%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
2 2 (5.71%) XenMobile
3 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.86%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Ivanti
2 19 (54.29%) Citrix
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (14.29%) McAfee
5 4 (11.43%) Qualys
6 2 (5.71%) Apple
6 2 (5.71%) Bloomberg
6 2 (5.71%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) Reuters
6 2 (5.71%) Wyse
7 1 (2.86%) Altiris
7 1 (2.86%) BT
7 1 (2.86%) Lumension
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec