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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 186 198 184
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 7 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.10% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.35% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 24
Average daily rate
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£388 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £266 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.40% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -35.38%
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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
1590 1730 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 29.49% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1348 1454
Average daily rate £425 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 25
Average hourly rate £24.23 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 (66.67%) Citrix
2 11 (52.38%) SCCM
3 10 (47.62%) AppSense
4 9 (42.86%) Migration
4 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) SAN
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) MCSE
6 6 (28.57%) NetApp
6 6 (28.57%) EMC
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (28.57%) XenApp
6 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (28.57%) Office 365
6 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (23.81%) MS Office
7 5 (23.81%) DHCP
8 4 (19.05%) Adobe
8 4 (19.05%) Apple
8 4 (19.05%) Sophos
8 4 (19.05%) ACTC
8 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
8 4 (19.05%) Mac OS

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) DHCP
4 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
2 1 (4.76%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Mac Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Security Patching
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Server Building
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
2 2 (9.52%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) MCSE
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) ACTC
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCEE
3 1 (4.76%) CCIA
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCEA
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) XenApp
3 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) MetaFrame
5 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) Casper Suite
3 3 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
5 1 (4.76%) EdgeSight
5 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (4.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Citrix
2 10 (47.62%) AppSense
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) NetApp
4 6 (28.57%) EMC
5 4 (19.05%) Adobe
5 4 (19.05%) Apple
5 4 (19.05%) Sophos
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) BMC
7 1 (4.76%) Wyse