Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 213 211
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 14 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.66% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 1.59% 3.79% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 33
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +5.06%
10th Percentile £356 £313 £313
90th Percentile £616 £476 £510
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
City of London 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 881 1,241 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.84% 17.39% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 973 692
City of London median daily rate £516 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.25% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £208 £158 £200
90th Percentile £656 £650 £655
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £483
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.81% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 26
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +16.67% -28.26%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.66 £10.38
90th Percentile £31.50 £25.50 £26.63
Central London median hourly rate £19.41 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.84% +16.67% -13.16%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) Windows 10
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Ivanti
4 8 (57.14%) XenDesktop
5 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (50.00%) XenApp
6 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) Application Packaging
7 5 (35.71%) WinDbg
7 5 (35.71%) VBScript
7 5 (35.71%) MSI
8 4 (28.57%) InstallShield
8 4 (28.57%) Project Management
8 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) HP
8 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
8 4 (28.57%) McAfee
8 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
8 4 (28.57%) Service Management
8 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
8 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
8 4 (28.57%) ITSM
8 4 (28.57%) E-Discovery

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) GCP
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MSI
1 5 (35.71%) WinDbg
2 4 (28.57%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Leader
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) React
1 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 10
3 4 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Application Packaging
2 4 (28.57%) E-Discovery
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) ITSM
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Chaos Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) XenDesktop
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) XenApp
3 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (28.57%) DFS Replication
4 4 (28.57%) Xen
5 2 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (28.57%) Perfmon
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
2 4 (28.57%) WSUS
2 4 (28.57%) XenMobile
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (7.14%) Istio
4 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.14%) Terraform
4 1 (7.14%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 8 (57.14%) Ivanti
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Lumension
4 4 (28.57%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow