Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 118 82
Rank change year-on-year -8 -36 +42
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 4 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.43% 1.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.24% 4.14% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £513 £338 £333
90th Percentile £538 £488 £438
Scotland median daily rate £350 £285 £381
% change year-on-year +22.81% -25.25% +127.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £15.86

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 323 290 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.85% 10.29% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 173 90
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £138 £140 £120
90th Percentile £700 £600 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +166.67% -61.04%
10th Percentile £13.82 £35.50 £14.49
90th Percentile £46.30 £47.50 £21.65
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.18
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.61% -4.82%

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 21 March 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Skype
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server

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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas