Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 502 337 447
Rank change year-on-year -165 +110 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 47 20 132
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 1.05% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 72
10th Percentile £324 £413 £313
25th Percentile £405 £422 £347
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £521 £488 £381
Median % change year-on-year +6.92% +27.87% -10.29%
75th Percentile £564 £516 £450
90th Percentile £589 £588 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £52.00
Median % change year-on-year - -18.27% +251.35%
England median hourly rate - £42.50 £16.62
% change year-on-year - +155.79% +7.19%

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 4,611 1,898 5,933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.64% 14.16% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,445 1,358 4,394
10th Percentile £340 £300 £200
25th Percentile £456 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £706 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 101
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.70 £12.76
25th Percentile £21.00 £13.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +10.53%
75th Percentile £45.94 £43.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £59.25 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.23% +10.94% -

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V in London.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in London

Microsoft App-V
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft App-V in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in London

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft App-V in London.

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 25 September 2021. 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 -63 7 £543 +15.73% 4
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 43 (91.49%) Windows
2 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
3 32 (68.09%) Application Packaging
4 31 (65.96%) Windows 10
5 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
6 28 (59.57%) PowerShell
7 27 (57.45%) SCCM
8 22 (46.81%) Ivanti
9 21 (44.68%) Citrix
10 20 (42.55%) Azure
11 19 (40.43%) Microsoft 365
11 19 (40.43%) Degree
12 16 (34.04%) GDPR
13 15 (31.91%) Azure Active Directory
13 15 (31.91%) XenApp
13 15 (31.91%) AWS
13 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Intune
13 15 (31.91%) C
14 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
14 14 (29.79%) Social Skills
15 13 (27.66%) MSI
16 12 (25.53%) XenDesktop
17 10 (21.28%) Unified Communications
17 10 (21.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 10 (21.28%) Virtual Desktop
18 9 (19.15%) Digital Economy
18 9 (19.15%) Single Sign-On
18 9 (19.15%) Technical Leadership
18 9 (19.15%) OAuth
18 9 (19.15%) Finance

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 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Azure
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (31.91%) AWS
3 15 (31.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) Unified Communications
2 5 (10.64%) NetScaler
3 3 (6.38%) DHCP
4 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.13%) HTTP
5 1 (2.13%) IPv4
5 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.13%) NAS
5 1 (2.13%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
5 1 (2.13%) Softphone
5 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MSI
2 6 (12.77%) AdminStudio
3 5 (10.64%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (29.79%) Social Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Digital Economy
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.13%) Law
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Applications Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Applications Packager
4 3 (6.38%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Analyst
5 2 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix Team Leader
6 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) OAuth
1 9 (19.15%) SAML
2 1 (2.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) BYOD
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.13%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (91.49%) Windows
2 31 (65.96%) Windows 10
3 14 (29.79%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.13%) MVS
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (68.09%) Application Packaging
2 9 (19.15%) Technical Leadership
3 8 (17.02%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Coaching
6 4 (8.51%) Decision-Making
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) Patch Management
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Workflow
7 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.26%) Release Management
8 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) PowerShell
2 15 (31.91%) C
3 6 (12.77%) VBScript
4 5 (10.64%) VB
5 3 (6.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) MCSE
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) CCA
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.13%) MCITP
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) MCTS
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 15 (31.91%) XenApp
3 12 (25.53%) XenDesktop
4 10 (21.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (4.26%) vSphere
8 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.13%) NFS
8 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (57.45%) SCCM
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (21.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 9 (19.15%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (6.38%) Ansible
6 2 (4.26%) Terraform
7 1 (2.13%) AppDNA
7 1 (2.13%) EdgeSight
7 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Microsoft
2 22 (46.81%) Ivanti
3 21 (44.68%) Citrix
4 6 (12.77%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Symantec
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
6 2 (4.26%) McAfee
6 2 (4.26%) MobileIron
6 2 (4.26%) Qualys
6 2 (4.26%) Snow
7 1 (2.13%) Adobe
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
7 1 (2.13%) Cadence
7 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.13%) Kofax
7 1 (2.13%) LexisNexis
7 1 (2.13%) Lumension
7 1 (2.13%) Shavlik
7 1 (2.13%) Teradici
7 1 (2.13%) Wyse