Period
to 21 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 448 515 500
Rank change year-on-year +67 -15 -56
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 176 72 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 2.83% 1.66% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 63 64
London median daily rate £418 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.17% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £271
90th Percentile £540 £474 £623
England median daily rate £375 £363 £321
% change year-on-year +3.45% +12.93% -11.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
London median hourly rate £19.90 £14.20 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.14% -16.47% -57.50%
10th Percentile £15.82 £14.10 £15.50
90th Percentile £23.98 £14.30 £18.50
England median hourly rate £18.86 £14.22 £28.00
% change year-on-year +32.66% -49.23% +72.31%

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 6,222 4,343 4,609
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.83% 10.90% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,548 3,038 3,237
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +16.13%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £191
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 114 161
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.21% +42.17% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.91 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £31.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -1.56%

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 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in London over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 June 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 -20 46 £425 +25.93% 6
South London -32 19 £450 +28.57% 1
West London - 4 £400 - 2
East London -15 3 £296 +7.73%
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 158 (89.77%) Windows
2 122 (69.32%) SCCM
3 102 (57.95%) Windows 10
4 94 (53.41%) Citrix
5 88 (50.00%) VMware
6 86 (48.86%) Microsoft
7 83 (47.16%) Active Directory
8 75 (42.61%) PowerShell
9 72 (40.91%) Ivanti
10 68 (38.64%) Windows 7
11 56 (31.82%) XenDesktop
12 52 (29.55%) MSI
13 49 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (27.27%) XenApp
15 46 (26.14%) Application Packaging
16 38 (21.59%) Finance
17 37 (21.02%) Application Virtualisation
18 33 (18.75%) Windows Server
18 33 (18.75%) Migration
19 31 (17.61%) VBScript
20 30 (17.05%) Office 365
21 27 (15.34%) Virtual Desktop
22 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
22 24 (13.64%) VPN
23 23 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
24 21 (11.93%) vSphere
24 21 (11.93%) Dell
25 20 (11.36%) DNS
25 20 (11.36%) NetScaler
25 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008

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 16 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.05%) Office 365
2 24 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.25%) IaaS
4 3 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.64%) VPN
2 20 (11.36%) DNS
2 20 (11.36%) NetScaler
3 19 (10.80%) DHCP
4 14 (7.95%) MPLS
5 13 (7.39%) NAS
5 13 (7.39%) SAN
6 12 (6.82%) SSL
6 12 (6.82%) VSAN
7 7 (3.98%) Firewall
7 7 (3.98%) Internet
8 3 (1.70%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.14%) WebEx
9 2 (1.14%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.57%) Network Security
10 1 (0.57%) VLAN
10 1 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.84%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.14%) Power BI
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (29.55%) MSI
2 19 (10.80%) InstallShield
3 18 (10.23%) AdminStudio
4 4 (2.27%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.57%) Hudson
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 38 (21.59%) Finance
2 12 (6.82%) Law
3 9 (5.11%) Banking
4 6 (3.41%) Publishing
5 4 (2.27%) Advertising
6 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.70%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (24.43%) Desktop Support
2 37 (21.02%) Applications Packager
3 20 (11.36%) Analyst
4 19 (10.80%) Desktop Engineer
5 16 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
5 16 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 15 (8.52%) Consultant
7 12 (6.82%) Technical Leader
8 10 (5.68%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.11%) Architect
10 8 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 8 (4.55%) Administrator
10 8 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (3.98%) Desktop Specialist
11 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Service Analyst
12 6 (3.41%) Applications Specialist
12 6 (3.41%) Citrix Consultant
12 6 (3.41%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) Software Packaging
2 4 (2.27%) LDAP
3 2 (1.14%) JSON
3 2 (1.14%) OCX
3 2 (1.14%) Swagger
4 1 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.57%) COM
4 1 (0.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.98%) Fat Client
2 7 (3.98%) Thin Client
3 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.27%) Wiki
4 3 (1.70%) User Experience
5 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.14%) PMI
5 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.14%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) CESG
6 1 (0.57%) Fintech
6 1 (0.57%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 158 (89.77%) Windows
2 102 (57.95%) Windows 10
3 68 (38.64%) Windows 7
4 33 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 20 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.70%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.14%) Linux
9 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.57%) Unix
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.14%) Application Packaging
2 37 (21.02%) Application Virtualisation
3 33 (18.75%) Migration
4 23 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 14 (7.95%) Mentoring
7 13 (7.39%) Deployment Automation
8 12 (6.82%) Load Balancing
8 12 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (6.82%) Service Management
9 11 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 11 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
10 10 (5.68%) Change Control
11 9 (5.11%) ITIL
11 9 (5.11%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.55%) Change Management
12 8 (4.55%) Project Management
13 7 (3.98%) Personalization
14 6 (3.41%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (42.61%) PowerShell
2 31 (17.61%) VBScript
3 15 (8.52%) SQL
4 11 (6.25%) VB
5 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.14%) Perl
5 2 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (10.80%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.98%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.41%) Degree
4 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.14%) MCSE
5 2 (1.14%) MCTS
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.57%) MCP
6 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 83 (47.16%) Active Directory
2 56 (31.82%) XenDesktop
3 49 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (27.27%) XenApp
5 27 (15.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 21 (11.93%) vSphere
7 13 (7.39%) BitLocker
8 12 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (6.25%) VMware NSX
10 7 (3.98%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (2.84%) Hyper-V
11 5 (2.84%) XenServer
12 3 (1.70%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 122 (69.32%) SCCM
2 10 (5.68%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (5.68%) WSUS
3 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (3.98%) SCOM
5 5 (2.84%) vCenter Server
6 4 (2.27%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (2.27%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.27%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.70%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.70%) EdgeSight
7 3 (1.70%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.14%) Nagios
8 2 (1.14%) Opsview
8 2 (1.14%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 94 (53.41%) Citrix
2 88 (50.00%) VMware
3 86 (48.86%) Microsoft
4 72 (40.91%) Ivanti
5 21 (11.93%) Dell
6 17 (9.66%) HP
6 17 (9.66%) Wyse
7 13 (7.39%) Cisco
8 12 (6.82%) Bloomberg
8 12 (6.82%) Reuters
9 11 (6.25%) McAfee
9 11 (6.25%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.84%) Apple
10 5 (2.84%) NetApp
11 3 (1.70%) Altiris
12 2 (1.14%) Capita
12 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.14%) Gemalto
12 2 (1.14%) Q1 Labs
12 2 (1.14%) Splunk