The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 191 185 184
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 14 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 1.70% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 27
Average daily rate
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£281 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £323 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £185.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £18.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -47.44%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1721 2113 2166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.18% 29.74% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1630 1683
Average daily rate £449 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +22.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Application Packaging
London

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) SCCM
3 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (25.00%) Migration
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
5 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 5 (20.83%) MSI
6 4 (16.67%) Adobe
6 4 (16.67%) MS Office
6 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
6 4 (16.67%) XenApp
6 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (12.50%) AppDNA
7 3 (12.50%) VBScript
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) InstallShield
8 2 (8.33%) AdminStudio
8 2 (8.33%) Linux
8 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
8 2 (8.33%) Puppet
8 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 2 (8.33%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (4.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MSI
2 3 (12.50%) InstallShield
3 2 (8.33%) AdminStudio
4 1 (4.17%) NuGet
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Applications Packager
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Support
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) SOA
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) Release Management
3 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
1 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) MCTS
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
3 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) AppDNA
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Citrix
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.17%) Nimsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Wyse
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) AppSense
5 1 (4.17%) Altiris
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