Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 488 506 477
Rank change year-on-year +18 -29 -23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 149 81 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 2.42% 1.75% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 70 83
London median daily rate £382 £379 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.79% +0.93% -
10th Percentile £303 £290 £275
90th Percentile £500 £475 £748
England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
London median hourly rate £25.00 £14.20 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.06% -16.47% +6.25%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £14.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +76.06% -29.00% -22.81%

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 6,149 4,628 4,474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.31% 11.54% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,517 3,233 3,119
London median daily rate £500 £468 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +5.65% +10.63%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £181
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 113 175
London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +46.55% -14.71%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £36.60
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -

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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018. 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 -19 42 £425 +9.68% 3
South London -39 16 £350 - 1
East London -7 2 £230 -44.24% 1
West London - 1 - - 1
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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.

1 115 (77.18%) Windows
2 111 (74.50%) SCCM
3 84 (56.38%) Citrix
4 79 (53.02%) VMware
5 77 (51.68%) Active Directory
6 75 (50.34%) Windows 10
7 71 (47.65%) PowerShell
8 68 (45.64%) Microsoft
9 60 (40.27%) Ivanti
10 45 (30.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (29.53%) Windows 7
11 44 (29.53%) Application Packaging
12 40 (26.85%) MSI
13 39 (26.17%) Finance
13 39 (26.17%) XenDesktop
14 35 (23.49%) XenApp
15 31 (20.81%) VBScript
16 27 (18.12%) Office 365
16 27 (18.12%) Application Virtualisation
17 25 (16.78%) HP
17 25 (16.78%) Dell
18 23 (15.44%) MS Exchange
18 23 (15.44%) Migration
19 22 (14.77%) Reuters
19 22 (14.77%) Bloomberg
20 21 (14.09%) SSL
21 19 (12.75%) DNS
22 18 (12.08%) DHCP
22 18 (12.08%) VB
22 18 (12.08%) Change Control

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 23 (15.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.34%) IIS
3 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (11.41%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.12%) Office 365
2 18 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.09%) SSL
2 19 (12.75%) DNS
3 18 (12.08%) DHCP
4 17 (11.41%) VPN
5 14 (9.40%) NetScaler
6 11 (7.38%) MPLS
6 11 (7.38%) SAN
7 10 (6.71%) NAS
8 9 (6.04%) VSAN
9 6 (4.03%) Internet
10 5 (3.36%) Firewall
11 3 (2.01%) LAN
11 3 (2.01%) TCP/IP
11 3 (2.01%) WAN
12 2 (1.34%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.34%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.67%) Network Security
13 1 (0.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 40 (26.85%) MSI
2 14 (9.40%) AdminStudio
3 6 (4.03%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.34%) WinDbg
General
1 39 (26.17%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Banking
3 9 (6.04%) Law
4 6 (4.03%) Publishing
5 3 (2.01%) Advertising
6 2 (1.34%) Retail
6 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (22.82%) Desktop Support
2 33 (22.15%) Applications Packager
3 22 (14.77%) Analyst
4 14 (9.40%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (6.71%) Architect
6 10 (6.71%) Citrix Engineer
6 10 (6.71%) Consultant
6 10 (6.71%) Service Analyst
6 10 (6.71%) Service Management Analyst
6 10 (6.71%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) Administrator
7 9 (6.04%) Applications Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) Technical Leader
8 8 (5.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) SCCM Administrator
9 7 (4.70%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (4.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.01%) LDAP
3 2 (1.34%) JSON
3 2 (1.34%) Swagger
4 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.36%) User Experience
2 5 (3.36%) Wiki
3 4 (2.68%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.34%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.34%) PMI
5 2 (1.34%) Replication
5 2 (1.34%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.67%) BYOD
6 1 (0.67%) CESG
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 115 (77.18%) Windows
2 75 (50.34%) Windows 10
3 44 (29.53%) Windows 7
4 16 (10.74%) Windows Server
5 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.34%) Linux
7 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) Application Packaging
2 27 (18.12%) Application Virtualisation
3 23 (15.44%) Migration
4 18 (12.08%) Change Control
5 17 (11.41%) Change Management
6 15 (10.07%) Service Management
7 13 (8.72%) Project Management
8 12 (8.05%) Problem Management
8 12 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (7.38%) Capacity Management
9 11 (7.38%) ITIL
10 9 (6.04%) Load Balancing
10 9 (6.04%) Mentoring
10 9 (6.04%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.04%) Release Management
11 7 (4.70%) Patch Management
11 7 (4.70%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (4.03%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 71 (47.65%) PowerShell
2 31 (20.81%) VBScript
3 18 (12.08%) VB
4 16 (10.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.01%) Degree
5 3 (2.01%) MCSE
5 3 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.34%) MCP
6 2 (1.34%) MCSA
6 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.67%) CCEA
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 77 (51.68%) Active Directory
2 45 (30.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (26.17%) XenDesktop
4 35 (23.49%) XenApp
5 18 (12.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (11.41%) vSphere
7 10 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (5.37%) VMware NSX
9 7 (4.70%) BitLocker
10 6 (4.03%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.34%) DFS Replication
11 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.34%) Xen
12 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 111 (74.50%) SCCM
2 8 (5.37%) SCOM
3 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (3.36%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.68%) WSUS
6 3 (2.01%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.34%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.34%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.34%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.34%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.67%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.67%) Nagios
8 1 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.67%) Opsview
8 1 (0.67%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 84 (56.38%) Citrix
2 79 (53.02%) VMware
3 68 (45.64%) Microsoft
4 60 (40.27%) Ivanti
5 25 (16.78%) Dell
5 25 (16.78%) HP
6 22 (14.77%) Bloomberg
6 22 (14.77%) Reuters
7 15 (10.07%) Cisco
8 10 (6.71%) McAfee
9 9 (6.04%) Wyse
10 4 (2.68%) Qualys
11 3 (2.01%) Altiris
11 3 (2.01%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.34%) Apple
12 2 (1.34%) Capita
13 1 (0.67%) Gemalto
13 1 (0.67%) Q1 Labs
13 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.67%) Splunk