Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 217 220
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 48 41 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 3.88% 4.74% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 15
City of London median daily rate £425 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +4.43% -7.06%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £323
90th Percentile £476 £505 £438
Central London median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -6.63%
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 1,236 865 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.32% 12.04% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 687 551
City of London median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £157 £200 £200
90th Percentile £650 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £481 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 20
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.31% -30.43% +31.50%
10th Percentile £13.66 £10.35 £12.38
90th Percentile £25.50 £26.80 £59.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +20.31% -15.79% +11.76%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) SCCM
3 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
4 28 (58.33%) Citrix
5 26 (54.17%) Windows 10
6 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 22 (45.83%) VMware
8 21 (43.75%) XenApp
9 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
10 19 (39.58%) XenDesktop
10 19 (39.58%) Ivanti
10 19 (39.58%) Windows 7
11 18 (37.50%) Finance
12 15 (31.25%) Application Packaging
13 14 (29.17%) Migration
13 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (27.08%) Wyse
15 12 (25.00%) MSI
16 11 (22.92%) VMware ESXi
16 11 (22.92%) Office 365
17 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
17 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
18 8 (16.67%) VBScript
18 8 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
18 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
19 7 (14.58%) Dell
19 7 (14.58%) AdminStudio
20 6 (12.50%) Service Management
20 6 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) DHCP
2 5 (10.42%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) WebEx
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) VLAN
4 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Power BI
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MSI
2 7 (14.58%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.17%) InstallShield
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Applications Packager
2 10 (20.83%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
8 3 (6.25%) Citrix Support
9 2 (4.17%) Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Citrix Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) SCCM Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) SCCM Specialist
9 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Citrix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) Fat Client
3 4 (8.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Windows 10
3 19 (39.58%) Windows 7
4 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Application Packaging
2 14 (29.17%) Migration
3 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 6 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (12.50%) Personalization
5 6 (12.50%) Service Management
6 5 (10.42%) Investment Management
7 4 (8.33%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.25%) Compliance Audit
8 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) BCP
9 2 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (4.17%) Functional Testing
10 1 (2.08%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.67%) VBScript
3 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.25%) VBA
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (43.75%) XenApp
3 19 (39.58%) XenDesktop
4 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (22.92%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (6.25%) DFS Replication
8 2 (4.17%) BitLocker
8 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (4.17%) Xen
9 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (75.00%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.25%) SafeCom
3 3 (6.25%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
4 2 (4.17%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Citrix
2 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (45.83%) VMware
4 19 (39.58%) Ivanti
5 13 (27.08%) Wyse
6 7 (14.58%) Dell
7 6 (12.50%) Altiris
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco
9 3 (6.25%) McAfee
10 2 (4.17%) Apple
10 2 (4.17%) HP
10 2 (4.17%) NetApp
10 2 (4.17%) Novell
11 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.08%) CommVault
11 1 (2.08%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow