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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 150 173 184
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +11
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 3 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.29% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.36% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 18
Average daily rate £415 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £245
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.82 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-12.92% -48.50%
Application Packaging
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2644 4159 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.04% 80.90% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2091 3247 3422
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 Processes & Methodologies 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
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 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (25.00%) Control-M
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Mac Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) VMware