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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
England / London
Rank 358 367 332
Rank change year-on-year +9 -35  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 40 64 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 1.89% 2.93% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 51
Median daily rate £372 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.73% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -20.70% +21.21%  

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2122 2186 1994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.96% 9.87% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1502 1311
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 91 135
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.68 £30.00 £26.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 10 £395 -12.22% 1
Croydon +8 1 £450 +29.49% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £350 +16.66%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Microsoft App-V
England

Microsoft App-V
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 78 (84.78%) Windows
2 67 (72.83%) SCCM
3 59 (64.13%) Citrix
4 58 (63.04%) Active Directory
5 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
6 38 (41.30%) VMware
7 31 (33.70%) PowerShell
8 30 (32.61%) XenDesktop
8 30 (32.61%) MSI
9 29 (31.52%) XenApp
10 28 (30.43%) Windows 7
10 28 (30.43%) Windows 10
11 25 (27.17%) ITIL
12 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (25.00%) Migration
14 21 (22.83%) Software Packaging
15 19 (20.65%) Office 365
16 18 (19.57%) AppSense
17 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (17.39%) Finance
18 16 (17.39%) Application Packaging
19 15 (16.30%) Windows Server
19 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
20 14 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
20 14 (15.22%) NetScaler
20 14 (15.22%) VBScript
21 13 (14.13%) Degree
21 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
22 12 (13.04%) Virtual Desktop

Microsoft App-V
Top Related 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 6 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Office
2 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.65%) Office 365
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) NetScaler
2 7 (7.61%) DNS
3 5 (5.43%) DHCP
4 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.26%) Firewall
5 3 (3.26%) Internet
5 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (3.26%) VLAN
6 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.17%) SAN
7 1 (1.09%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.09%) LAN
7 1 (1.09%) LDAP
7 1 (1.09%) SMS
7 1 (1.09%) SSL
7 1 (1.09%) VPN
7 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (32.61%) MSI
2 5 (5.43%) JIRA
3 4 (4.35%) InstallShield
4 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.39%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.65%) Applications Packager
2 11 (11.96%) Consultant
3 8 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (7.61%) Architect
4 7 (7.61%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (7.61%) Citrix Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Administrator
5 6 (6.52%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Citrix Architect
8 3 (3.26%) SCCM Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) SCCM Consultant
8 3 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.17%) Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Applications Consultant
9 2 (2.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.83%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) User Experience
3 4 (4.35%) BYOD
4 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.17%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (84.78%) Windows
2 28 (30.43%) Windows 10
2 28 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (16.30%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.26%) Linux
7 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.17%) ITIL
2 23 (25.00%) Migration
3 16 (17.39%) Application Packaging
4 14 (15.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 12 (13.04%) Service Management
6 11 (11.96%) Change Management
7 8 (8.70%) Release Management
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.61%) Patch Management
9 6 (6.52%) Application Discovery
9 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.43%) Application Rationalisation
10 5 (5.43%) Open Source
10 5 (5.43%) Personalization
10 5 (5.43%) Process Improvement
11 4 (4.35%) Application Virtualisation
11 4 (4.35%) High Availability
11 4 (4.35%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.70%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.22%) VBScript
3 9 (9.78%) VB
4 6 (6.52%) SQL
5 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) HNC
4 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.26%) MCSE
6 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.17%) CCA
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.17%) MCSA
7 2 (2.17%) MCTS
8 1 (1.09%) CCEA
8 1 (1.09%) CCNA
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.09%) ISEB
8 1 (1.09%) MCDST
8 1 (1.09%) MCITP
8 1 (1.09%) MCP
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 30 (32.61%) XenDesktop
3 29 (31.52%) XenApp
4 23 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (13.04%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (9.78%) VMware ESX
7 8 (8.70%) vSphere
8 5 (5.43%) XenServer
9 4 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
11 2 (2.17%) ISA Server
11 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
11 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 67 (72.83%) SCCM
2 7 (7.61%) WSUS
3 5 (5.43%) Sysprep
4 3 (3.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.17%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.09%) Nagios
6 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.09%) Opsview
6 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.09%) ThinApp
6 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.09%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.09%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 59 (64.13%) Citrix
2 45 (48.91%) Microsoft
3 38 (41.30%) VMware
4 18 (19.57%) AppSense
5 6 (6.52%) Altiris
6 5 (5.43%) Dell
6 5 (5.43%) Infoblox
6 5 (5.43%) LANDesk
7 4 (4.35%) EMC
7 4 (4.35%) Symantec
7 4 (4.35%) Wyse
8 3 (3.26%) Cisco
9 1 (1.09%) Apple
9 1 (1.09%) F5
9 1 (1.09%) Gemalto
9 1 (1.09%) HP
9 1 (1.09%) Q1 Labs
9 1 (1.09%) Qualys
9 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.09%) Splunk
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