Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 242 244
Rank change year-on-year +42 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 40 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.57% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 4.80% 1.55% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 24
City of London median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% -1.25% -
10th Percentile £311 £355 £320
90th Percentile £508 £415 £543
Central London median daily rate £390 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +0.65% -3.13% -
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 833 710 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.86% 10.67% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 556 682
City of London median daily rate £490 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £211 £203 £210
90th Percentile £653 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £480 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 37
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.25 £12.91
90th Percentile £27.33 £55.00 £32.80
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.67% +14.16%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 34 (85.00%) SCCM
2 28 (70.00%) Windows
3 24 (60.00%) Citrix
4 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
5 17 (42.50%) Windows 10
6 16 (40.00%) VMware
7 15 (37.50%) Finance
8 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
9 12 (30.00%) AppSense
10 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (25.00%) XenApp
11 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
11 9 (22.50%) Office 365
11 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
11 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
12 8 (20.00%) Application Packaging
12 8 (20.00%) NetScaler
12 8 (20.00%) MSI
13 7 (17.50%) Migration
14 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
14 6 (15.00%) Banking
15 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
15 5 (12.50%) Bloomberg
15 5 (12.50%) ITIL
16 4 (10.00%) VBScript
16 4 (10.00%) MCSE
16 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
16 4 (10.00%) HP

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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Eikon
2 1 (2.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (7.50%) Skype
3 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MSI
2 2 (5.00%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (10.00%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Citrix Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.00%) BYOD
3 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.50%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (70.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Windows 10
3 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.50%) Data Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Investment Management
5 3 (7.50%) Security Patching
6 2 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) E-Discovery
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) Release Management
6 2 (5.00%) Security Management
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) VBScript
3 3 (7.50%) VB
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
1 4 (10.00%) MCSE
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.00%) XenApp
3 6 (15.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (5.00%) DFS Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (5.00%) Xen
4 2 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (85.00%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (7.50%) AppDNA
3 3 (7.50%) XenMobile
4 2 (5.00%) SCOM
4 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Citrix
2 19 (47.50%) Microsoft
3 16 (40.00%) VMware
4 12 (30.00%) AppSense
5 5 (12.50%) Bloomberg
6 4 (10.00%) Altiris
6 4 (10.00%) FactSet
6 4 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) LANDesk
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco
7 3 (7.50%) MobileIron
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) McAfee
8 2 (5.00%) Qualys
8 2 (5.00%) Remedy
9 1 (2.50%) BT
9 1 (2.50%) Dell
9 1 (2.50%) Reuters
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec