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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 181 183 181
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 15 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.45% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 7
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£425 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £259 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £231 £320
% change year-on-year
+40.54% -27.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £42.38 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-48.50% +56.94%
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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
1565 1724 1722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.83% 29.15% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1288 1369
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 January 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 January 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 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) SCCM
3 16 (53.33%) Citrix
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (40.00%) AppSense
4 12 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (36.67%) XenApp
5 11 (36.67%) MSI
5 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
6 10 (33.33%) Migration
7 8 (26.67%) VMware
7 8 (26.67%) Finance
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 6 (20.00%) Office 365
9 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.00%) EMC
9 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (20.00%) DNS
9 6 (20.00%) SAN
9 6 (20.00%) NetApp
10 5 (16.67%) MCSE
10 5 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.67%) SCOM
11 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
11 4 (13.33%) Altiris

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MSI
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) XML
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Process Management
4 3 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) BCP
6 1 (3.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.00%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCSE
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 11 (36.67%) XenApp
3 11 (36.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (10.00%) Firmware
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (6.67%) vSphere
6 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.33%) MetaFrame
7 1 (3.33%) XenServer
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) SCOM
3 3 (10.00%) WSUS
3 3 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.67%) HP SIM
4 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (6.67%) Control-M
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.33%) WMI
5 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Citrix
2 12 (40.00%) AppSense
3 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) EMC
4 6 (20.00%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) Altiris
5 4 (13.33%) McAfee
6 3 (10.00%) HP
6 3 (10.00%) Wyse
6 3 (10.00%) LANDesk
7 2 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) BMC
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) Dell
8 1 (3.33%) BT
8 1 (3.33%) Leostream
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