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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 179 184 184
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 17 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 0.93% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £355 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.03 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +14.38%
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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
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (48.65%) SCCM
4 16 (43.24%) Citrix
5 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
5 14 (37.84%) MSI
6 13 (35.14%) XenDesktop
6 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
7 11 (29.73%) XenApp
7 11 (29.73%) Finance
8 10 (27.03%) Migration
8 10 (27.03%) AppSense
9 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (18.92%) VMware
9 7 (18.92%) DNS
10 6 (16.22%) MS Office
10 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
10 6 (16.22%) LANDesk
10 6 (16.22%) Banking
11 5 (13.51%) SCOM
11 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
11 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.51%) ITIL
12 4 (10.81%) EMC
12 4 (10.81%) SAN
12 4 (10.81%) NetApp
12 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
12 4 (10.81%) McAfee
12 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
12 4 (10.81%) Altiris

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) NuGet
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Consultant
1 6 (16.22%) Applications Packager
2 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.41%) Analyst
3 2 (5.41%) Administrator
3 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.41%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (5.41%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 2 (5.41%) Applications Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
4 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Mac OS
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.11%) Process Management
5 3 (8.11%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) BCP
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) VBScript
3 2 (5.41%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) MCSE
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
3 13 (35.14%) XenDesktop
4 11 (29.73%) XenApp
5 3 (8.11%) Firmware
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (5.41%) vSphere
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (2.70%) XenServer
7 1 (2.70%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) SCCM
2 5 (13.51%) SCOM
3 3 (8.11%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.11%) WSUS
3 3 (8.11%) Casper Suite
4 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (5.41%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (5.41%) Control-M
4 2 (5.41%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.70%) WMI
5 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Citrix
2 10 (27.03%) AppSense
3 7 (18.92%) VMware
4 6 (16.22%) LANDesk
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 4 (10.81%) Altiris
6 4 (10.81%) McAfee
6 4 (10.81%) EMC
7 3 (8.11%) Wyse
7 3 (8.11%) Adobe
7 3 (8.11%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) BMC
8 2 (5.41%) F5
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) BT
9 1 (2.70%) Leostream
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