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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 54 63
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.35% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category - 3.70% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £96 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -37.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +21.32% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -20.70% -13.97%  

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 38 54 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 7.41% 9.49% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 34
Median daily rate £300 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £110 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £110.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -85.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

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