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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 188 187 203
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 6 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 1.08% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 18
Average daily rate
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£363 £319 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £165 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -6.92%
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 £21.75 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -29.33%
Application Packaging
London

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
1605 1761 2226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.50% 29.94% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1307 1674
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
4 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) VBScript
5 2 (15.38%) IIS
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) MSI

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Mac Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
2 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ACTC
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCEE
2 1 (7.69%) CCIA
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCEA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
2 1 (7.69%) Casper Suite
2 1 (7.69%) EdgeSight
2 1 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (7.69%) Control-M
2 1 (7.69%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) AppSense
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Nortel
4 1 (7.69%) BMC
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Sophos
4 1 (7.69%) Websense
4 1 (7.69%) Wyse
4 1 (7.69%) Mitel
4 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle