Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 410 518 513
Rank change year-on-year +108 -5 -61
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 219 82 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 1.68% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 67 58
London median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £308 £309 £263
90th Percentile £520 £488 £638
England median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
London median hourly rate £14.80 £14.20 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -16.47% -57.50%
England median hourly rate £18.50 £14.22 £28.00
% change year-on-year +30.14% -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 6,760 4,885 5,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.74% 11.34% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,943 3,430 3,635
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £198
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 126 125
London median hourly rate £19.38 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.88 £11.10
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £23.08
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +3.13% +0.91% -3.91%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 August 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 0 59 £425 +8.97% 3
South London -21 21 £475 -
West London - 4 £400 - 2
East London -15 3 £256 -6.82% 1
North London +4 1 - - 1
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 198 (90.41%) Windows
2 161 (73.52%) SCCM
3 133 (60.73%) Windows 10
4 125 (57.08%) Microsoft
5 113 (51.60%) Active Directory
6 107 (48.86%) Citrix
7 104 (47.49%) PowerShell
8 92 (42.01%) VMware
9 90 (41.10%) Windows 7
10 82 (37.44%) Ivanti
11 77 (35.16%) XenDesktop
12 75 (34.25%) XenApp
13 67 (30.59%) MSI
14 57 (26.03%) Application Packaging
15 55 (25.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 54 (24.66%) Application Virtualisation
17 51 (23.29%) Finance
18 50 (22.83%) Windows Server
19 48 (21.92%) Migration
20 44 (20.09%) VBScript
21 30 (13.70%) AdminStudio
21 30 (13.70%) Office 365
22 28 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
23 27 (12.33%) Wyse
24 26 (11.87%) Virtual Desktop
25 25 (11.42%) Security Cleared
25 25 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
25 25 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
26 23 (10.50%) InstallShield
26 23 (10.50%) VPN

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 13 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.70%) Office 365
2 25 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.57%) IaaS
4 5 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.91%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.50%) VPN
2 21 (9.59%) DHCP
2 21 (9.59%) NetScaler
3 20 (9.13%) DNS
4 19 (8.68%) Internet
5 12 (5.48%) MPLS
6 11 (5.02%) NAS
6 11 (5.02%) SAN
6 11 (5.02%) VSAN
7 9 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (4.11%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.20%) Firewall
9 5 (2.28%) SSL
9 5 (2.28%) WebEx
10 4 (1.83%) Wireless
11 2 (0.91%) VoIP
11 2 (0.91%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.46%) LAN
12 1 (0.46%) VLAN
12 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.37%) Power BI
3 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (30.59%) MSI
2 30 (13.70%) AdminStudio
3 23 (10.50%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.91%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.46%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.46%) Hudson
5 1 (0.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.46%) Metasploit
General
1 51 (23.29%) Finance
2 12 (5.48%) Law
3 10 (4.57%) Publishing
4 9 (4.11%) Banking
5 5 (2.28%) Advertising
6 3 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.37%) Legal
6 3 (1.37%) Retail
7 2 (0.91%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (21.92%) Applications Packager
2 44 (20.09%) Desktop Support
3 25 (11.42%) Citrix Engineer
4 21 (9.59%) Desktop Engineer
5 20 (9.13%) Consultant
5 20 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (8.68%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (8.22%) Analyst
8 11 (5.02%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.57%) Architect
9 10 (4.57%) Citrix Specialist
10 9 (4.11%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.65%) Administrator
11 8 (3.65%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (3.65%) Applications Specialist
11 8 (3.65%) Citrix Consultant
12 7 (3.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 7 (3.20%) Citrix Analyst
12 7 (3.20%) Desktop Analyst
12 7 (3.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.57%) Software Packaging
2 5 (2.28%) LDAP
3 3 (1.37%) JSON
3 3 (1.37%) OCX
3 3 (1.37%) Swagger
3 3 (1.37%) XMPP
4 1 (0.46%) .NET
4 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.46%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.31%) Fat Client
2 16 (7.31%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.20%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.28%) User Experience
5 3 (1.37%) Replication
5 3 (1.37%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (1.37%) Wiki
6 2 (0.91%) Clustering
6 2 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (0.91%) PMI
6 2 (0.91%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) CESG
7 1 (0.46%) CMDB
7 1 (0.46%) Fintech
7 1 (0.46%) NHS
7 1 (0.46%) PKI
7 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 198 (90.41%) Windows
2 133 (60.73%) Windows 10
3 90 (41.10%) Windows 7
4 50 (22.83%) Windows Server
5 25 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (10.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.28%) Mac OS
7 5 (2.28%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.83%) Linux
8 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.03%) Application Packaging
2 54 (24.66%) Application Virtualisation
3 48 (21.92%) Migration
4 28 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (7.76%) Capacity Management
7 15 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 14 (6.39%) ITIL
9 13 (5.94%) Deployment Automation
10 12 (5.48%) Virtual Environments
11 11 (5.02%) Load Balancing
11 11 (5.02%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (4.57%) Problem Management
12 10 (4.57%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.11%) Service Management
14 8 (3.65%) Proactive Monitoring
15 7 (3.20%) Patch Management
15 7 (3.20%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 104 (47.49%) PowerShell
2 44 (20.09%) VBScript
3 21 (9.59%) SQL
4 16 (7.31%) VB
5 6 (2.74%) VBA
6 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.91%) Perl
6 2 (0.91%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (11.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.31%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.65%) Degree
5 6 (2.74%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.83%) MCDST
6 4 (1.83%) MCSE
7 2 (0.91%) MCP
7 2 (0.91%) MCSA
7 2 (0.91%) MCTS
7 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.11%) QA
2 5 (2.28%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 113 (51.60%) Active Directory
2 77 (35.16%) XenDesktop
3 75 (34.25%) XenApp
4 55 (25.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (11.87%) Virtual Desktop
6 19 (8.68%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (8.68%) vSphere
7 15 (6.85%) BitLocker
8 12 (5.48%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (4.57%) VMware NSX
10 6 (2.74%) Hyper-V
11 5 (2.28%) XenServer
12 4 (1.83%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.83%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.37%) Xen
14 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 161 (73.52%) SCCM
2 17 (7.76%) WSUS
3 12 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (5.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (4.57%) SCOM
5 9 (4.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (3.20%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.74%) AirWatch
7 6 (2.74%) SCOrch
7 6 (2.74%) XenMobile
8 4 (1.83%) EdgeSight
8 4 (1.83%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.91%) IBM BigFix
9 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.91%) Nagios
9 2 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.91%) Opsview
9 2 (0.91%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.91%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 125 (57.08%) Microsoft
2 107 (48.86%) Citrix
3 92 (42.01%) VMware
4 82 (37.44%) Ivanti
5 27 (12.33%) Wyse
6 20 (9.13%) Dell
7 13 (5.94%) HP
8 12 (5.48%) Cisco
8 12 (5.48%) McAfee
9 11 (5.02%) ServiceNow
10 8 (3.65%) Adobe
11 7 (3.20%) Altiris
11 7 (3.20%) Apple
12 6 (2.74%) NetApp
13 5 (2.28%) Bloomberg
13 5 (2.28%) Reuters
14 4 (1.83%) Symantec
15 3 (1.37%) Gemalto
15 3 (1.37%) IBM
16 2 (0.91%) Splunk