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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 186 192 181
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 10 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.95% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 11
Average daily rate
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£245 £333 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -14.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £236 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £405 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £260 £310
% change year-on-year
+30.28% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -23.33%
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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
1590 1889 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.18% 30.20% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 1409 1374
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -68.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 14 (51.85%) Citrix
1 14 (51.85%) SCCM
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (44.44%) AppSense
4 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 10 (37.04%) Migration
6 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 8 (29.63%) XenApp
7 8 (29.63%) XenDesktop
8 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (25.93%) VMware
8 7 (25.93%) MSI
8 7 (25.93%) SAN
9 6 (22.22%) NetApp
9 6 (22.22%) EMC
9 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 6 (22.22%) DNS
9 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (22.22%) Office 365
9 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (18.52%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (18.52%) DHCP
10 5 (18.52%) MCSE
10 5 (18.52%) MS Office
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.81%) Apple
11 4 (14.81%) Adobe
11 4 (14.81%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 6 (22.22%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) DHCP
4 4 (14.81%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) NAS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MSI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Applications Packager
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Mac Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Mac OS
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) Windows CE
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.11%) Process Management
4 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Software Distribution
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) VBScript
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) ACTC
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 8 (29.63%) XenApp
3 8 (29.63%) XenDesktop
4 5 (18.52%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.70%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.70%) Firmware
6 1 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (51.85%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
2 4 (14.81%) Casper Suite
3 1 (3.70%) EdgeSight
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) WMI
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Citrix
2 12 (44.44%) AppSense
3 7 (25.93%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) EMC
4 6 (22.22%) NetApp
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Adobe
6 4 (14.81%) Apple
6 4 (14.81%) Sophos
7 2 (7.41%) Altiris
7 2 (7.41%) LANDesk
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) McAfee
7 2 (7.41%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) Leostream
8 1 (3.70%) BT