Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 497 505 471
Rank change year-on-year +8 -34 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 138 87 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 2.38% 1.70% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 94
London median daily rate £350 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -8.13% -
10th Percentile £273 £208 £250
90th Percentile £488 £538 £685
England median daily rate £375 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £19.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.53% +32.50% -20.00%

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 5,800 5,107 4,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.66% 12.31% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,226 3,520 2,896
London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £175
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
England median daily rate £443 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +7.27% +8.55% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 147 189
London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.91 £50.00 £38.95
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.15 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.19% -

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 January 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 January 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 +11 40 £413 +6.45% 5
South London -42 7 £325 -7.14%
East London -8 5 £275 -50.00%
North London - 1 £160 -
Microsoft App-V
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 103 (74.64%) SCCM
2 98 (71.01%) Windows
3 83 (60.14%) Citrix
4 61 (44.20%) Microsoft
4 61 (44.20%) Active Directory
4 61 (44.20%) VMware
5 51 (36.96%) Windows 10
6 46 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 44 (31.88%) Application Packaging
8 43 (31.16%) Finance
9 41 (29.71%) Windows 7
10 36 (26.09%) XenApp
11 33 (23.91%) MSI
12 28 (20.29%) Ivanti
13 27 (19.57%) Office 365
14 25 (18.12%) HP
14 25 (18.12%) XenDesktop
15 24 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (16.67%) Migration
17 21 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 20 (14.49%) Banking
18 20 (14.49%) Dell
18 20 (14.49%) MS Exchange
19 18 (13.04%) VBScript
19 18 (13.04%) Bloomberg
20 17 (12.32%) VMware ESXi
20 17 (12.32%) Windows Server
21 16 (11.59%) Reuters
22 15 (10.87%) Project Management
22 15 (10.87%) SSL

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 20 (14.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (9.42%) RMDS
2 2 (1.45%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.57%) Office 365
2 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.87%) SSL
2 13 (9.42%) NetScaler
3 9 (6.52%) DHCP
3 9 (6.52%) DNS
4 7 (5.07%) LAN
4 7 (5.07%) WAN
5 6 (4.35%) Skype
6 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.17%) Firewall
7 3 (2.17%) SAN
7 3 (2.17%) VPN
8 2 (1.45%) VoIP
9 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (23.91%) MSI
2 4 (2.90%) InstallShield
3 3 (2.17%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.72%) WiX
General
1 43 (31.16%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Banking
3 8 (5.80%) Law
4 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.90%) Legal
5 3 (2.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (19.57%) Applications Packager
2 18 (13.04%) Applications Engineer
2 18 (13.04%) Desktop Support
3 17 (12.32%) Analyst
4 14 (10.14%) Architect
5 13 (9.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Citrix Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Consultant
6 12 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (6.52%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.80%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Service Management Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.62%) Citrix Consultant
11 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) OCX
1 2 (1.45%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.80%) Blackberry
1 8 (5.80%) BYOD
2 6 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 6 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.17%) PMI
4 2 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.72%) CESG
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) FMCG
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 98 (71.01%) Windows
2 51 (36.96%) Windows 10
3 41 (29.71%) Windows 7
4 21 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.32%) Windows Server
6 13 (9.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.45%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.72%) Android
8 1 (0.72%) Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.72%) Unix
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.88%) Application Packaging
2 23 (16.67%) Migration
3 15 (10.87%) Change Management
3 15 (10.87%) Project Management
4 14 (10.14%) Change Control
5 11 (7.97%) ITIL
6 10 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (7.25%) Service Management
7 9 (6.52%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.80%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.07%) Patch Management
10 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.35%) Release Management
11 5 (3.62%) Application Virtualisation
11 5 (3.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (3.62%) Security Patching
11 5 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (2.90%) High Availability
12 4 (2.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 46 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 18 (13.04%) VBScript
3 14 (10.14%) VB
4 8 (5.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.80%) MCSE
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 7 (5.07%) Degree
3 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.35%) CCEA
4 6 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.45%) CCA
8 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.45%) MCP
9 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) QA
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (44.20%) Active Directory
2 36 (26.09%) XenApp
3 25 (18.12%) XenDesktop
4 24 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (12.32%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.52%) vSphere
7 5 (3.62%) XenServer
8 4 (2.90%) BitLocker
9 3 (2.17%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.45%) DFS Replication
10 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.45%) Xen
11 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 103 (74.64%) SCCM
2 6 (4.35%) SCOM
3 5 (3.62%) AppDNA
4 4 (2.90%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.17%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.45%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.45%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (60.14%) Citrix
2 61 (44.20%) Microsoft
2 61 (44.20%) VMware
3 28 (20.29%) Ivanti
4 25 (18.12%) HP
5 20 (14.49%) Dell
6 18 (13.04%) Bloomberg
7 16 (11.59%) Reuters
8 13 (9.42%) Cisco
9 9 (6.52%) Altiris
10 7 (5.07%) McAfee
11 5 (3.62%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.90%) IBM
12 4 (2.90%) Qualys
13 2 (1.45%) EMC
13 2 (1.45%) FactSet
13 2 (1.45%) Remedy
14 1 (0.72%) Civica
14 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.72%) Trend Micro