Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 18 November 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 503 523 476
Rank change year-on-year +20 -47 -23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 124 96 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 2.18% 1.74% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 76 104
London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £216 £263
90th Percentile £513 £488 £559
England median daily rate £375 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £28.50
England median hourly rate £19.50 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -30.36% +7.69% +1.96%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5697 5516 4540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.24% 12.19% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4081 3813 3068
London median daily rate £485 £450 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +10.09% +9.00%
10th Percentile £185 £196 £175
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 144 215
London median hourly rate £21.08 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.76% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.25 £10.85
90th Percentile £51.80 £50.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.56% +6.67%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in London

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in London

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in London

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in London

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +33 41 £390 +0.65% 4
South London -35 4 £325 -
East London - 4 £275 -
North London - 2 £355 -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 95 (76.61%) SCCM
2 89 (71.77%) Windows
3 81 (65.32%) Citrix
4 59 (47.58%) Microsoft
5 53 (42.74%) VMware
6 47 (37.90%) Active Directory
7 45 (36.29%) Windows 10
8 40 (32.26%) XenApp
8 40 (32.26%) Windows 7
9 38 (30.65%) Finance
10 35 (28.23%) PowerShell
11 30 (24.19%) Application Packaging
12 28 (22.58%) XenDesktop
13 27 (21.77%) Office 365
14 26 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (20.97%) MSI
15 25 (20.16%) Migration
16 23 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (16.94%) AppSense
17 21 (16.94%) NetScaler
18 18 (14.52%) Banking
19 17 (13.71%) VMware ESXi
20 15 (12.10%) Windows Server
21 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
21 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
21 14 (11.29%) HP
22 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
22 11 (8.87%) VBScript
23 10 (8.06%) MS Exchange
23 10 (8.06%) DHCP

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 10 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.65%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Eikon
1 4 (3.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.77%) Office 365
2 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.81%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) NetScaler
2 10 (8.06%) DHCP
2 10 (8.06%) DNS
3 7 (5.65%) Skype
4 6 (4.84%) LAN
4 6 (4.84%) WAN
5 4 (3.23%) SSL
5 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.42%) VPN
7 2 (1.61%) Firewall
7 2 (1.61%) SAN
7 2 (1.61%) SMTP
7 2 (1.61%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.61%) VoIP
8 1 (0.81%) LDAP
8 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) MSI
2 5 (4.03%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.61%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.81%) WiX
General
1 38 (30.65%) Finance
2 18 (14.52%) Banking
3 9 (7.26%) Law
4 6 (4.84%) Legal
5 5 (4.03%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (18.55%) Applications Engineer
2 22 (17.74%) Applications Packager
3 19 (15.32%) Architect
4 16 (12.90%) Citrix Engineer
5 10 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Analyst
6 9 (7.26%) Consultant
7 8 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.65%) Citrix Consultant
8 7 (5.65%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.84%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) SCCM Engineer
10 5 (4.03%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 4 (3.23%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.23%) Senior Architect
11 4 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.61%) OCX
1 2 (1.61%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) Middleware
2 1 (0.81%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) BYOD
2 9 (7.26%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.65%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.65%) Fat Client
3 7 (5.65%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.42%) PMI
5 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.81%) CESG
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) FMCG
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (71.77%) Windows
2 45 (36.29%) Windows 10
3 40 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 23 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.10%) Windows Server
6 14 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.61%) Android
7 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.81%) Linux
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.81%) Solaris
8 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.19%) Application Packaging
2 25 (20.16%) Migration
3 10 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (8.06%) TOGAF
4 9 (7.26%) Project Management
5 8 (6.45%) Change Management
5 8 (6.45%) ITIL
6 7 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (5.65%) High Availability
7 6 (4.84%) Business Continuity
7 6 (4.84%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (4.84%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.03%) Change Control
8 5 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (4.03%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.23%) Data Architecture
9 4 (3.23%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.23%) Investment Management
9 4 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.23%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.87%) VBScript
3 8 (6.45%) VB
4 5 (4.03%) SQL
5 2 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 9 (7.26%) MCSE
4 8 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (5.65%) CCEA
5 7 (5.65%) Degree
5 7 (5.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.42%) CCA
8 3 (2.42%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.61%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) CCNA
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.81%) HNC
10 1 (0.81%) MCITP
10 1 (0.81%) MCP
10 1 (0.81%) VCP4
10 1 (0.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (37.90%) Active Directory
2 40 (32.26%) XenApp
3 28 (22.58%) XenDesktop
4 26 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (13.71%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (7.26%) vSphere
6 9 (7.26%) XenServer
7 6 (4.84%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.42%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.42%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.61%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.61%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.61%) Xen
10 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 95 (76.61%) SCCM
2 6 (4.84%) AirWatch
3 5 (4.03%) AppDNA
3 5 (4.03%) SCOM
4 4 (3.23%) XenMobile
5 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.61%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.61%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (65.32%) Citrix
2 59 (47.58%) Microsoft
3 53 (42.74%) VMware
4 21 (16.94%) AppSense
5 14 (11.29%) HP
6 9 (7.26%) Dell
7 8 (6.45%) Altiris
7 8 (6.45%) Bloomberg
8 6 (4.84%) Cisco
8 6 (4.84%) MobileIron
9 4 (3.23%) FactSet
9 4 (3.23%) IBM
9 4 (3.23%) LANDesk
9 4 (3.23%) McAfee
9 4 (3.23%) Reuters
10 3 (2.42%) Apple
10 3 (2.42%) Juniper
11 2 (1.61%) Qualys
11 2 (1.61%) Remedy
11 2 (1.61%) Symantec