The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 205 189 178
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 6 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.26% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.87% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 29
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£438 £313 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £165 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £185.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.63 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+42.13% +36.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1794 1723 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.37% 29.45% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1289 1654
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £30.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging across the City of London region.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the City of London region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Application Packaging.

1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 5 (31.25%) Apple
3 5 (31.25%) Mac OS
4 4 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (25.00%) Casper Suite
4 4 (25.00%) XenApp
4 4 (25.00%) Adobe
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (25.00%) SCCM
4 4 (25.00%) ACTC
4 4 (25.00%) Sophos
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) AppSense
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
6 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (12.50%) SCOM
6 2 (12.50%) vSphere
6 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
6 2 (12.50%) NetScaler

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Application Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) NAS
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Mac Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Mac OS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Server Building
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ACTC
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) CCEE
2 1 (6.25%) CCIA
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCEA
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (25.00%) XenApp
3 3 (18.75%) XenDesktop
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Server
5 1 (6.25%) MetaFrame
5 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) Casper Suite
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) HP SIM
3 1 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (6.25%) Control-M
3 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
3 1 (6.25%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) Apple
3 4 (25.00%) Sophos
3 4 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) AppSense
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Wyse
6 1 (6.25%) BMC
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow