Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 132 109
Rank change year-on-year +4 -23 +13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 14 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.11% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 4.28% 1.20% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +17.19% -31.84%
10th Percentile £333 £310 £289
90th Percentile £553 £398 £367
Scotland median daily rate £320 £390 £340
% change year-on-year -17.95% +14.71% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 327 250 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.02% 8.96% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 137 110
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% +5.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £140 £220 £124
90th Percentile £700 £550 £475
Scotland median daily rate £380 £375 £320
% change year-on-year +1.33% +17.19% +3.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £22.88 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.50% -41.35% +56.00%
10th Percentile £16.20 £12.84 £16.38
90th Percentile £44.27 £32.61 £51.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -10.26% -45.83% +94.59%

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 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) SCCM
3 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 10
5 6 (42.86%) Application Packaging
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) XenApp
6 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 3 (21.43%) InstallShield
8 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (14.29%) Clustering
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Publishing
9 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
9 2 (14.29%) MSI
9 2 (14.29%) DHCP
10 1 (7.14%) ITIL
10 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
10 1 (7.14%) CISSP

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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) InstallShield
2 2 (14.29%) MSI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Packager
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Application Packaging
2 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (14.29%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Management
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
3 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) Ansible
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.14%) Charles River
3 1 (7.14%) EMC