Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 207 215
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +33
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 40 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 3.78% 2.97% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 16
City of London median daily rate £425 £363 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -12.65% +14.48%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £328
90th Percentile £510 £471 £650
Central London median daily rate £425 £338 £405
% change year-on-year +25.93% -16.67% +11.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £19.90 - -
Central London median hourly rate £19.90 - -

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 1,057 639 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.24% 10.27% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 524 540
City of London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £198 £214
90th Percentile £638 £625 £603
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 13 32
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.25 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.41% +29.77% -12.43%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.10 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.60 £175.75 £22.56
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £16.38
% change year-on-year -5.88% +29.77% -11.49%

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 22 June 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 22 June 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) Citrix
3 29 (72.50%) SCCM
4 26 (65.00%) VMware
5 23 (57.50%) Windows 10
6 22 (55.00%) Ivanti
7 21 (52.50%) XenDesktop
8 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
8 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
9 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
9 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (30.00%) XenApp
10 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
11 11 (27.50%) Office 365
11 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
12 10 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (25.00%) Application Packaging
12 10 (25.00%) MSI
13 9 (22.50%) Finance
13 9 (22.50%) Migration
14 8 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
15 7 (17.50%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
16 6 (15.00%) Wyse
16 6 (15.00%) Capacity Management
16 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
17 5 (12.50%) AdminStudio
17 5 (12.50%) VBScript
17 5 (12.50%) DHCP

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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DHCP
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 4 (10.00%) VPN
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
4 2 (5.00%) MPLS
4 2 (5.00%) NAS
4 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) VSAN
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Power BI
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MSI
2 5 (12.50%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Publishing
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Desktop Support
2 8 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 7 (17.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
5 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Desktop Specialist
6 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix Support
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) SCCM Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
1 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.50%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows 10
3 17 (42.50%) Windows 7
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 9 (22.50%) Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 6 (15.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
5 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.00%) Personalization
5 4 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) XenDesktop
2 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (30.00%) XenApp
4 10 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (17.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (10.00%) vSphere
6 4 (10.00%) XenServer
7 2 (5.00%) BitLocker
7 2 (5.00%) VMware NSX
8 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (72.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOM
2 4 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (10.00%) XenMobile
3 3 (7.50%) WSUS
4 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.50%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.50%) Perfmon
5 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Citrix
2 26 (65.00%) VMware
3 22 (55.00%) Ivanti
4 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) Wyse
6 4 (10.00%) Apple
6 4 (10.00%) Dell
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco
7 3 (7.50%) McAfee
7 3 (7.50%) NetApp
7 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.00%) HP
9 1 (2.50%) Altiris
9 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.50%) BT
9 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.50%) Lumension
9 1 (2.50%) Remedy
9 1 (2.50%) Reuters