Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 128 109
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 8 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.27% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 2.33% 2.83% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £375 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -7.69% -13.47%
10th Percentile £340 £320 £338
90th Percentile £558 £480 £438
Scotland median daily rate £320 £406 £342
% change year-on-year -21.18% +18.71% +29.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £43.00

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 344 283 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.08% 9.67% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 159 95
Edinburgh median daily rate £444 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £180 £199 £126
90th Percentile £700 £600 £495
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +3.33% +17.19% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +133.33% -41.18%
10th Percentile £12.27 £15.30 £14.49
90th Percentile £44.27 £41.00 £30.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +13.51%

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

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
3 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
7 1 (12.50%) Clustering
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 1 (12.50%) Network Design
7 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) XenServer
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
7 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (12.50%) EMC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
1 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) AppDNA
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (12.50%) Charles River
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds