Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 November 2017 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 139 163
Rank change year-on-year -26 +24 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V 22 47 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 1.08% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 4.36% 7.51% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 23
Scotland median daily rate £390 £341 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.37% +26.30% -4.26%
10th Percentile £262 £216 £96
90th Percentile £441 £445 £473
UK median daily rate £375 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +15.38% -12.16% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £28.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -30.36% +64.71% -33.33%

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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 505 626 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.01% 14.44% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 373 260
Scotland median daily rate £375 £321 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.82% +3.55% -3.50%
10th Percentile £133 £160 £135
90th Percentile £550 £452 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 30
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.75% +18.25%
10th Percentile £10.39 £13.35 £13.75
90th Percentile £37.25 £42.00 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in Scotland

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Scotland

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft App-V in Scotland

Microsoft App-V
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft App-V in Scotland

Microsoft App-V
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Renfrewshire +31 12 £412 +17.71%
Glasgow -17 5 £408 +63.00%
Edinburgh -21 3 £375 -3.23%
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £165 -
Microsoft App-V
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 20 (90.91%) SCCM
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 14 (63.64%) Windows 10
5 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
5 13 (59.09%) WSUS
6 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
6 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
7 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (50.00%) SQL
8 10 (45.45%) IIS
8 10 (45.45%) ITIL
8 10 (45.45%) HTTP
8 10 (45.45%) HTTPS
8 10 (45.45%) SSL
8 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
8 10 (45.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 10 (45.45%) Prototyping
9 8 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (31.82%) Software Distribution
11 6 (27.27%) Office 365
11 6 (27.27%) Citrix
12 5 (22.73%) Service Design
13 4 (18.18%) AppSense
14 3 (13.64%) VMware
14 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
14 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 10 (45.45%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) HTTP
1 10 (45.45%) HTTPS
1 10 (45.45%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
1 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
2 4 (18.18%) Applications Packager
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Packager
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 10
3 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
1 10 (45.45%) Prototyping
1 10 (45.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) Virtual Environments
3 7 (31.82%) Software Distribution
4 5 (22.73%) Service Design
5 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
6 2 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (90.91%) SCCM
2 13 (59.09%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) AppSense
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
5 2 (9.09%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) ThinPrint