Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 23 November 2017 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 112 123
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 3 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.71% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.13% 6.88% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £388 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -17.47% +104.13%
10th Percentile £310 £301 £382
90th Percentile £398 £438 £511
Scotland median daily rate £390 £341 £270
% change year-on-year +14.37% +26.30% -4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 266 218 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.02% 10.28% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 110 82
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £193 £127 £125
90th Percentile £600 £476 £506
Scotland median daily rate £375 £321 £310
% change year-on-year +16.82% +3.55% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.49% -23.53% +112.50%
10th Percentile £15.30 £15.35 £24.05
90th Percentile £41.00 £36.25 £37.55
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.75% +18.25%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Edinburgh

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) VMware