Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 444 451 512
Rank change year-on-year +7 +61 +32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 110 190 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.04% 2.61% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 137 91
London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £309 £313 £263
90th Percentile £540 £500 £513
England median daily rate £381 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -7.74% +10.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
London median hourly rate £52.00 £14.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +251.35% - -
England median hourly rate £16.62 £17.05 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.55% -12.56% -30.36%

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 5,379 7,280 5,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.87% 15.65% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,947 5,349 4,094
London median daily rate £500 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +7.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £185
90th Percentile £669 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 143 148
London median hourly rate £19.41 £19.25 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.83% -7.03% +25.48%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £53.70 £47.31 £50.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.73
% change year-on-year +3.13% -4.33% +7.90%

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +16 22 £450 +5.88% 3
South London +37 7 £350 -26.32% 2
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 88 (80.00%) Windows
2 77 (70.00%) SCCM
3 67 (60.91%) Microsoft
4 63 (57.27%) MSI
5 50 (45.45%) Windows 10
6 47 (42.73%) Application Packaging
7 46 (41.82%) Active Directory
7 46 (41.82%) Citrix
8 42 (38.18%) PowerShell
9 41 (37.27%) XenApp
9 41 (37.27%) Windows 7
10 28 (25.45%) XenDesktop
11 26 (23.64%) InstallShield
12 24 (21.82%) Ivanti
13 23 (20.91%) VMware
14 22 (20.00%) Migration
14 22 (20.00%) Azure
15 21 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (18.18%) Security Cleared
16 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
17 18 (16.36%) Finance
18 16 (14.55%) Office 365
18 16 (14.55%) Windows Server
19 14 (12.73%) Service Delivery
19 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (12.73%) MCSE
19 14 (12.73%) VBScript
20 13 (11.82%) SC Cleared
20 13 (11.82%) WSUS
20 13 (11.82%) Application Virtualisation

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 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.00%) Azure
2 16 (14.55%) Office 365
3 13 (11.82%) AWS
4 11 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.45%) GCP
6 5 (4.55%) SaaS
7 2 (1.82%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) NetScaler
2 3 (2.73%) DHCP
2 3 (2.73%) Firewall
2 3 (2.73%) SAN
3 2 (1.82%) NAS
3 2 (1.82%) Network Security
3 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.91%) DNS
4 1 (0.91%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.36%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (6.36%) Big Data
2 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (57.27%) MSI
2 26 (23.64%) InstallShield
3 10 (9.09%) WinDbg
4 5 (4.55%) AdminStudio
5 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.82%) IDA Disassembler
6 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.91%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 18 (16.36%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Financial Institution
2 4 (3.64%) Public Sector
2 4 (3.64%) Publishing
2 4 (3.64%) Retail
3 3 (2.73%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (48.18%) Applications Packager
2 11 (10.00%) Architect
3 8 (7.27%) Technical Architect
4 7 (6.36%) Citrix Architect
4 7 (6.36%) MSI Packager
5 6 (5.45%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (5.45%) Citrix Technical Architect
6 5 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Consultant
7 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared Application Packager
8 3 (2.73%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (2.73%) Technical Leader
8 3 (2.73%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (1.82%) C++ Developer
9 2 (1.82%) Deployment Engineer
9 2 (1.82%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (1.82%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (1.82%) Project Leader
9 2 (1.82%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) React
2 3 (2.73%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) ATL
3 2 (1.82%) SAML
3 2 (1.82%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.91%) COM+
4 1 (0.91%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.55%) Cloud Native
2 5 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (4.55%) Replication
3 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.73%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) BYOD
5 2 (1.82%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (0.91%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.91%) Equities
6 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.91%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 88 (80.00%) Windows
2 50 (45.45%) Windows 10
3 41 (37.27%) Windows 7
4 16 (14.55%) Windows Server
5 13 (11.82%) Windows 8
6 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.64%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.73%) VMS
10 2 (1.82%) Linux
11 1 (0.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (42.73%) Application Packaging
2 22 (20.00%) Migration
3 14 (12.73%) Service Delivery
4 13 (11.82%) Application Virtualisation
4 13 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (9.09%) ITIL
6 8 (7.27%) Application Discovery
6 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (6.36%) Cloud Operations
8 6 (5.45%) ITSM
9 5 (4.55%) Chaos Engineering
9 5 (4.55%) Microservices
9 5 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 5 (4.55%) Service Management
9 5 (4.55%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 5 (4.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 4 (3.64%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (3.64%) Escalation Management
10 4 (3.64%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.18%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.73%) VBScript
3 11 (10.00%) SQL
4 7 (6.36%) VB
5 3 (2.73%) C
5 3 (2.73%) C#
5 3 (2.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.73%) MCSE
2 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (11.82%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.73%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (2.73%) Degree
6 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) SLA
2 8 (7.27%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 46 (41.82%) Active Directory
2 41 (37.27%) XenApp
3 28 (25.45%) XenDesktop
4 21 (19.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (10.91%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (6.36%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (5.45%) vSphere
8 4 (3.64%) BitLocker
8 4 (3.64%) DFS Replication
8 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.64%) Xen
9 2 (1.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.82%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.91%) Docker
10 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (70.00%) SCCM
2 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (11.82%) WSUS
4 7 (6.36%) Perfmon
4 7 (6.36%) ThinApp
5 6 (5.45%) Kubernetes
6 5 (4.55%) Istio
6 5 (4.55%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (4.55%) SCOM
6 5 (4.55%) Terraform
6 5 (4.55%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.82%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.82%) Ansible
7 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.82%) Puppet
7 2 (1.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.91%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.91%) Grafana
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 67 (60.91%) Microsoft
2 46 (41.82%) Citrix
3 24 (21.82%) Ivanti
4 23 (20.91%) VMware
5 11 (10.00%) Novell
6 8 (7.27%) McAfee
7 5 (4.55%) Dell
7 5 (4.55%) Google
8 4 (3.64%) Cisco
8 4 (3.64%) EMC
8 4 (3.64%) HP
8 4 (3.64%) Lumension
8 4 (3.64%) NetApp
8 4 (3.64%) Symantec
9 2 (1.82%) Okta
10 1 (0.91%) Altiris
10 1 (0.91%) Apple
10 1 (0.91%) BMC
10 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow