Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 218 238
Rank change year-on-year +24 +20 +20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 59 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 4.88% 4.15% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 23 9
City of London median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +8.47%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £355
90th Percentile £494 £513 £445
Central London median daily rate £425 £388 £391
% change year-on-year +9.68% -0.96% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 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 1,209 772 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.45% 11.25% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 624 571
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £165 £200 £243
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 23
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% -3.18%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £29.20 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.00% -1.63% +5.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 53 (89.83%) Windows
2 43 (72.88%) SCCM
3 38 (64.41%) Citrix
4 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
5 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
6 30 (50.85%) VMware
7 29 (49.15%) XenApp
8 28 (47.46%) XenDesktop
8 28 (47.46%) Windows 10
9 26 (44.07%) Ivanti
10 25 (42.37%) Windows 7
11 23 (38.98%) PowerShell
12 20 (33.90%) Finance
13 16 (27.12%) Application Packaging
14 15 (25.42%) VMware ESXi
14 15 (25.42%) Migration
14 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
15 14 (23.73%) Wyse
15 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (22.03%) MSI
17 11 (18.64%) Office 365
17 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
18 9 (15.25%) VBScript
18 9 (15.25%) Root Cause Analysis
18 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
19 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
19 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
19 8 (13.56%) Dell
19 8 (13.56%) AdminStudio

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 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) DHCP
2 6 (10.17%) Firewall
3 4 (6.78%) NetScaler
4 3 (5.08%) VPN
4 3 (5.08%) WebEx
5 2 (3.39%) DNS
6 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.69%) VLAN
6 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Power BI
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MSI
2 8 (13.56%) AdminStudio
3 2 (3.39%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 20 (33.90%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Desktop Support
2 11 (18.64%) Citrix Engineer
3 10 (16.95%) Applications Packager
3 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Consultant
6 7 (11.86%) Applications Specialist
6 7 (11.86%) Citrix Specialist
7 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Citrix Support
9 4 (6.78%) Citrix Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Desktop Specialist
9 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (5.08%) Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Citrix Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Citrix Support Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
11 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
11 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) XMPP
2 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Fat Client
2 6 (10.17%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (89.83%) Windows
2 28 (47.46%) Windows 10
3 25 (42.37%) Windows 7
4 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
7 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.78%) Mac OS
9 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Application Packaging
2 15 (25.42%) Migration
3 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (15.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (11.86%) Capacity Management
5 7 (11.86%) Compliance Audit
5 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
5 7 (11.86%) ITIL
5 7 (11.86%) Proactive Monitoring
5 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.17%) Application Virtualisation
6 6 (10.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 6 (10.17%) Investment Management
6 6 (10.17%) Service Management
7 5 (8.47%) Personalization
8 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (6.78%) Server Management
8 4 (6.78%) Storage Management
9 3 (5.08%) BCP
9 3 (5.08%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.25%) VBScript
3 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 3 (5.08%) VBA
4 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) MCSE
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 29 (49.15%) XenApp
3 28 (47.46%) XenDesktop
4 15 (25.42%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (8.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (5.08%) DFS Replication
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (5.08%) Xen
7 3 (5.08%) XenServer
8 2 (3.39%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 43 (72.88%) SCCM
2 7 (11.86%) SCOM
2 7 (11.86%) SCOrch
2 7 (11.86%) XenMobile
3 6 (10.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (8.47%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.08%) AirWatch
5 3 (5.08%) SafeCom
6 2 (3.39%) WSUS
7 1 (1.69%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 38 (64.41%) Citrix
2 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
3 30 (50.85%) VMware
4 26 (44.07%) Ivanti
5 14 (23.73%) Wyse
6 8 (13.56%) Dell
7 6 (10.17%) Altiris
7 6 (10.17%) Cisco
8 5 (8.47%) McAfee
9 4 (6.78%) Apple
9 4 (6.78%) NetApp
10 3 (5.08%) HP
10 3 (5.08%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
11 2 (3.39%) Novell
12 1 (1.69%) BT
12 1 (1.69%) CommVault
12 1 (1.69%) Forcepoint
12 1 (1.69%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (1.69%) Remedy