Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 217 233
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 +32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 54 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 4.85% 3.53% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 8
City of London median daily rate £425 £390 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -3.29% +15.21%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £360
90th Percentile £499 £493 £713
Central London median daily rate £425 £390 £402
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.86% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 1,113 737 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.95% 11.18% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 594 596
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £236
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £503 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.91% +4.44% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 25
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £19.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +9.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.27 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £39.53 £23.08
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.85 £15.75
% change year-on-year +2.15% +19.65% -12.40%

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 16 August 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

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

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 41 (75.93%) Citrix
3 40 (74.07%) SCCM
4 34 (62.96%) XenDesktop
4 34 (62.96%) VMware
5 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
6 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 26 (48.15%) Windows 10
8 25 (46.30%) Ivanti
9 24 (44.44%) Windows 7
9 24 (44.44%) XenApp
10 19 (35.19%) PowerShell
11 17 (31.48%) Application Packaging
11 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (29.63%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
13 15 (27.78%) Finance
14 14 (25.93%) Wyse
15 13 (24.07%) Migration
16 12 (22.22%) Application Virtualisation
17 10 (18.52%) MSI
18 9 (16.67%) AdminStudio
18 9 (16.67%) Dell
18 9 (16.67%) VBScript
18 9 (16.67%) Office 365
18 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
19 8 (14.81%) Capacity Management
19 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
19 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008

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 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Office 365
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) DHCP
1 7 (12.96%) NetScaler
2 5 (9.26%) DNS
2 5 (9.26%) VPN
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) WebEx
4 2 (3.70%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) MPLS
4 2 (3.70%) NAS
4 2 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.70%) VSAN
5 1 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (1.85%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Power BI
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MSI
2 9 (16.67%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Publishing
4 2 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Applications Packager
3 9 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 8 (14.81%) Citrix Specialist
4 8 (14.81%) Consultant
5 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
7 5 (9.26%) Citrix Support
8 4 (7.41%) Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Citrix Consultant
8 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Desktop Specialist
8 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Citrix Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.70%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) XMPP
2 1 (1.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Blackberry
2 6 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 6 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Windows 10
3 24 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.41%) Mac OS
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.85%) Linux
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Application Packaging
2 13 (24.07%) Migration
3 12 (22.22%) Application Virtualisation
4 8 (14.81%) Capacity Management
4 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
6 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL
7 5 (9.26%) Service Management
8 4 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 4 (7.41%) Personalization
8 4 (7.41%) Server Management
8 4 (7.41%) Storage Management
8 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.56%) BCP
9 3 (5.56%) Functional Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) VBScript
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (62.96%) XenDesktop
2 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 24 (44.44%) XenApp
4 17 (31.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (29.63%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (9.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (7.41%) vSphere
8 4 (7.41%) XenServer
9 3 (5.56%) Xen
10 2 (3.70%) BitLocker
10 2 (3.70%) DFS Replication
10 2 (3.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (74.07%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) SCOM
2 6 (11.11%) SCOrch
2 6 (11.11%) XenMobile
3 4 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (5.56%) AirWatch
4 3 (5.56%) WSUS
5 2 (3.70%) SafeCom
6 1 (1.85%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) Citrix
2 34 (62.96%) VMware
3 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
4 25 (46.30%) Ivanti
5 14 (25.93%) Wyse
6 9 (16.67%) Dell
7 6 (11.11%) Cisco
8 5 (9.26%) Apple
9 4 (7.41%) Altiris
9 4 (7.41%) HP
9 4 (7.41%) McAfee
9 4 (7.41%) NetApp
10 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
12 1 (1.85%) BT
12 1 (1.85%) CommVault
12 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
12 1 (1.85%) Remedy
12 1 (1.85%) Reuters