Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 546 393 451
Rank change year-on-year -153 +58 +50
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 39 15 64
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.084% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.76% 0.60% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 41
10th Percentile £300 £283 £275
25th Percentile £375 £301 £355
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £348 £425
Median % change year-on-year +22.30% -18.24% +3.03%
75th Percentile £525 £431 £488
90th Percentile £550 £497 £588
England median daily rate £500 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +19.40% +4.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £51.00
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
75th Percentile - - £53.00
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 - £16.50
% change year-on-year - - +5.77%

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 5,131 2,481 4,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.64% 13.84% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,838 1,834 3,235
10th Percentile £325 £311 £185
25th Percentile £463 £414 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £655 £600 £600
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 22 104
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.52 £12.44
25th Percentile £20.37 £13.34 £15.20
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.75 £18.60
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +22.31% -4.62%
75th Percentile £37.26 £45.75 £22.00
90th Percentile £63.68 £60.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -49 6 £418 +15.17% 3
South London - 1 £563 -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 28 (71.79%) SCCM
4 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
4 25 (64.10%) Citrix
4 25 (64.10%) Windows 10
5 20 (51.28%) Ivanti
6 19 (48.72%) Application Packaging
7 16 (41.03%) Microsoft 365
8 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
9 13 (33.33%) VMware
10 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (30.77%) Azure
10 12 (30.77%) XenDesktop
10 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
11 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (28.21%) XenApp
12 10 (25.64%) Finance
13 9 (23.08%) InstallShield
13 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2016
13 9 (23.08%) Social Skills
13 9 (23.08%) Patch Management
14 8 (20.51%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
15 7 (17.95%) DHCP
16 6 (15.38%) DNS
16 6 (15.38%) ITIL
16 6 (15.38%) MCSE

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 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (30.77%) Azure
3 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.26%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DHCP
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 5 (12.82%) IPv4
3 5 (12.82%) Network Security
3 5 (12.82%) Unified Communications
4 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 3 (7.69%) NAS
4 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) Skype
5 1 (2.56%) Softphone
5 1 (2.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) InstallShield
2 6 (15.38%) MSI
3 3 (7.69%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Social Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Digital Economy
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (12.82%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Analyst
2 4 (10.26%) Architect
2 4 (10.26%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) SCCM Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Wintel Support
2 4 (10.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Applications Packager
4 2 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Head of Technical Services
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) OAuth
1 3 (7.69%) SAML
2 1 (2.56%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) BYOD
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows 10
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Application Packaging
2 11 (28.21%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (23.08%) Patch Management
4 6 (15.38%) Decision-Making
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (7.69%) Personalization
6 3 (7.69%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (7.69%) Software Licensing
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) VBScript
3 3 (7.69%) C
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
1 6 (15.38%) MCSE
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) CCA
2 4 (10.26%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCITP
2 4 (10.26%) MCP
2 4 (10.26%) MCSA
2 4 (10.26%) MCTS
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) GDPR
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 11 (28.21%) XenApp
4 8 (20.51%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (15.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 6 (15.38%) vSphere
6 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
6 5 (12.82%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (7.69%) NFS
8 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (71.79%) SCCM
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (12.82%) NetBackup
4 3 (7.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (7.69%) AirWatch
4 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (7.69%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.56%) Ansible
5 1 (2.56%) AppDNA
5 1 (2.56%) EdgeSight
5 1 (2.56%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.56%) Nessus
5 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 25 (64.10%) Citrix
3 20 (51.28%) Ivanti
4 13 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (12.82%) HP
5 5 (12.82%) Shavlik
6 4 (10.26%) McAfee
6 4 (10.26%) Symantec
7 3 (7.69%) EMC
7 3 (7.69%) MobileIron
8 2 (5.13%) Altiris
8 2 (5.13%) Cadence
8 2 (5.13%) Qualys
9 1 (2.56%) Apple
9 1 (2.56%) Dell
9 1 (2.56%) Lumension
9 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.56%) Teradici
9 1 (2.56%) Trend Micro
9 1 (2.56%) Wyse