Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 212 215 205
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 -7
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 28 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 2.24% 4.04% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 18
City of London median daily rate £390 £421 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +8.58% -18.42%
10th Percentile £301 £306 £309
90th Percentile £499 £491 £472
Central London median daily rate £390 £421 £388
% change year-on-year -7.31% +8.58% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
City of London median hourly rate £15.60 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.60% - -
Central London median hourly rate £15.60 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -37.60% - -

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 1,251 966 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.52% 13.59% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 764 486
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £462
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.28% +8.07%
10th Percentile £159 £256 £206
90th Percentile £653 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 17
City of London median hourly rate £15.80 £18.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.22% -17.24% +38.10%
10th Percentile £12.61 £10.58 £12.65
90th Percentile £23.75 £23.70 £100.50
Central London median hourly rate £17.30 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year -1.14% -19.54% +41.46%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019, 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 (92.86%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) SCCM
3 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
4 16 (57.14%) Windows 10
5 15 (53.57%) Finance
6 14 (50.00%) Citrix
7 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 11 (39.29%) Application Packaging
8 11 (39.29%) Ivanti
8 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (39.29%) MSI
9 9 (32.14%) VMware
9 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (32.14%) ITIL
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 8 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
11 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (25.00%) Migration
12 6 (21.43%) XenApp
13 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
13 5 (17.86%) Office 365
13 5 (17.86%) Personalization
14 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (14.29%) Altiris
14 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
14 4 (14.29%) Service Management
15 3 (10.71%) 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 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.57%) Skype
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MSI
2 2 (7.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Applications Packager
2 10 (35.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Tandem
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Application Packaging
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
4 5 (17.86%) Personalization
5 4 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 3 (10.71%) ITSM
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.57%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCA
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.57%) HNC
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (21.43%) XenApp
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Citrix
2 11 (39.29%) Ivanti
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Altiris
5 3 (10.71%) Wyse