Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 221 213
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +27
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 38 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 4.23% 1.88% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 21
City of London median daily rate £413 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £306 £318
90th Percentile £504 £438 £550
Central London median daily rate £413 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +6.45% -8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 898 638 678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.59% 10.34% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 494 529
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £239 £214 £205
90th Percentile £658 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 20
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 £23.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.08% +36.43% +0.72%
10th Percentile £10.40 £14.10 £12.18
90th Percentile £26.45 £95.50 £30.88
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -27.59% +27.94% +6.25%

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 January 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 January 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 27 (71.05%) Windows
1 27 (71.05%) SCCM
2 19 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) Citrix
3 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
4 16 (42.11%) Windows 10
5 14 (36.84%) VMware
6 13 (34.21%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) Office 365
8 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
9 9 (23.68%) Application Packaging
9 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
10 8 (21.05%) Banking
10 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
11 7 (18.42%) Migration
11 7 (18.42%) MSI
11 7 (18.42%) Patch Management
12 6 (15.79%) ITIL
13 5 (13.16%) VBScript
13 5 (13.16%) VB
13 5 (13.16%) MCSE
13 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
13 5 (13.16%) Change Management
13 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (13.16%) XenApp
14 4 (10.53%) Degree

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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Eikon
2 1 (2.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) Skype
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MSI
2 1 (2.63%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 5 (13.16%) Applications Packager
3 4 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Deployment Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) IT Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Senior SCCM Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.53%) BYOD
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) PMI
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows 10
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server
4 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Application Packaging
2 7 (18.42%) Migration
2 7 (18.42%) Patch Management
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Change Management
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.53%) Release Management
5 4 (10.53%) Security Management
5 4 (10.53%) Security Patching
5 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.89%) Data Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.26%) Change Control
7 2 (5.26%) E-Discovery
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) Personalization
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) VB
2 5 (13.16%) VBScript
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) MCSE
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.26%) BitLocker
5 2 (5.26%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
5 2 (5.26%) Xen
6 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (71.05%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) AirWatch
2 3 (7.89%) AppDNA
3 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
3 2 (5.26%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Citrix
1 19 (50.00%) Ivanti
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Altiris
3 4 (10.53%) HP
3 4 (10.53%) McAfee
3 4 (10.53%) Qualys
4 3 (7.89%) Bloomberg
4 3 (7.89%) MobileIron
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) FactSet
5 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) BT
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) Reuters
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec