The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 27 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 68 62
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 6 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.91% 0.42% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 9.84% 3.19% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Median daily rate £275 £96 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +186.90% -70.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £280 £330
% change year-on-year +11.60% -15.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.22 £28.63 £13.03
% change year-on-year -50.34% +119.64%  

Microsoft App-V is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 61 94 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 9.21% 13.22% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 23
Median daily rate £395 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £129 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £371 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Glasgow

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) MSI
5 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
5 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) VMware