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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 August 2022 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 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 552 496 332
Rank change year-on-year -56 -164 +138
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 47 46 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.15% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.94% 1.05% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 26
10th Percentile £308 £235 £320
25th Percentile £350 £350 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £399 £543 £484
Median % change year-on-year -26.45% +12.14% +29.00%
75th Percentile £500 £585 £528
90th Percentile £574 £591 £581
England median daily rate £450 £494 £425
% change year-on-year -8.81% +16.18% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £41.25
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
75th Percentile - - £43.75
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £37.93 - £42.50
% change year-on-year - - +175.04%

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 4,999 4,376 2,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.63% 13.93% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,712 3,211 1,566
10th Percentile £268 £350 £293
25th Percentile £462 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £528 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% +5.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile £681 £625 £600
90th Percentile £756 £700 £663
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 31
10th Percentile £17.00 £15.00 £12.70
25th Percentile £21.56 £20.00 £16.69
Median hourly rate £39.19 £25.00 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +56.74% +4.17% +14.29%
75th Percentile £65.79 £45.91 £44.75
90th Percentile £79.22 £57.26 £47.83
England median hourly rate £21.78 £17.26 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.22% -1.40% +6.58%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V in London.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in London

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft App-V in London over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in London

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V in London.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -25 9 £330 -39.17% 1
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 46 (97.87%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
3 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
4 31 (65.96%) Citrix
5 27 (57.45%) Windows 10
6 23 (48.94%) Ivanti
7 19 (40.43%) PowerShell
8 18 (38.30%) SCCM
8 18 (38.30%) Microsoft 365
9 17 (36.17%) ITIL
10 16 (34.04%) Application Packaging
11 15 (31.91%) XenApp
11 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
12 14 (29.79%) BYOD
13 13 (27.66%) Social Skills
14 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2016
14 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
14 12 (25.53%) VMware
14 12 (25.53%) SLA
14 12 (25.53%) Finance
15 11 (23.40%) HP
15 11 (23.40%) Altiris
15 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (23.40%) Skype for Business
15 11 (23.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (21.28%) ServiceNow
16 10 (21.28%) iPad
16 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (21.28%) Android
16 10 (21.28%) iPhone

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 11 (23.40%) Skype for Business
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (19.15%) Azure
3 8 (17.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (6.38%) AWS
4 3 (6.38%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (6.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 3 (6.38%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) DHCP
1 5 (10.64%) DNS
1 5 (10.64%) VPN
2 4 (8.51%) NetScaler
2 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
3 3 (6.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.13%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 13 (27.66%) Social Skills
2 12 (25.53%) Finance
3 9 (19.15%) Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Front Office
4 5 (10.64%) Local Government
5 4 (8.51%) Public Sector
6 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.38%) Law
7 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.13%) International Banking
8 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Support Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (6.38%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.26%) ICT Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.26%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix Packager
6 1 (2.13%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Technology Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Software Packaging
2 3 (6.38%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) BYOD
2 10 (21.28%) iPad
2 10 (21.28%) iPhone
3 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
4 6 (12.77%) Fat Client
4 6 (12.77%) Thin Client
5 3 (6.38%) Cloud Native
5 3 (6.38%) Clustering
6 2 (4.26%) User Experience
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (97.87%) Windows
2 27 (57.45%) Windows 10
3 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
4 12 (25.53%) Windows 7
4 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (21.28%) Android
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 16 (34.04%) Application Packaging
3 8 (17.02%) Migration
3 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (14.89%) Change Management
4 7 (14.89%) Customer Service
4 7 (14.89%) Software Deployment
5 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.64%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (10.64%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) Release Management
6 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
6 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (6.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) CCA
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.91%) XenApp
3 11 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.77%) XenDesktop
5 5 (10.64%) BitLocker
5 5 (10.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.26%) vSphere
8 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (38.30%) SCCM
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (6.38%) SCOM
3 3 (6.38%) WSUS
4 2 (4.26%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.26%) Sysprep
5 1 (2.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 31 (65.96%) Citrix
3 23 (48.94%) Ivanti
4 12 (25.53%) VMware
5 11 (23.40%) Altiris
5 11 (23.40%) HP
6 10 (21.28%) Apple
6 10 (21.28%) Cisco
6 10 (21.28%) ServiceNow
7 7 (14.89%) Dell
7 7 (14.89%) Wyse
8 3 (6.38%) Bloomberg
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle
8 3 (6.38%) Reuters
9 2 (4.26%) Carbon Black
9 2 (4.26%) McAfee
10 1 (2.13%) F5
10 1 (2.13%) Symantec