Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 211 205
Rank change year-on-year +93 -6 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 11 26 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.40% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 3.28% 2.24% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 39
Median daily rate £488 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -2.94% +10.10%
10th Percentile £418 £294 £313
90th Percentile £588 £525 £500
Central London median daily rate £488 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +21.88% -5.88% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £14.80
Central London median hourly rate - - £14.80

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 335 1,163 1,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.16% 17.81% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 915 898
Median daily rate £500 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £200
90th Percentile £639 £675 £652
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £505
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 42
Median hourly rate £13.44 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +9.09% +0.65%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.53 £13.31
90th Percentile £36.30 £46.00 £25.45
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.38% +5.00% +6.13%

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

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the City of London.

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

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

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
3 6 (54.55%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) Release Management
5 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) VBScript
5 4 (36.36%) VB
5 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
6 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Azure
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
6 3 (27.27%) International Banking
7 2 (18.18%) VLAN
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Ivanti
7 2 (18.18%) XenApp
7 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
7 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
7 2 (18.18%) Robotic Process Automation

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) International Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Process Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Release Management
2 4 (36.36%) Application Packaging
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
4 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Application Discovery
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
1 4 (36.36%) VB
1 4 (36.36%) VBScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Hitachi
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Ivanti
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) UiPath
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Qualys