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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 199 178 200
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 11 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 1.08% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 19
Average daily rate £341 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £412 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £303
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1905 1752 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.52% 28.11% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1391 1421
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 15 (42.86%) SCCM
3 15 (42.86%) Citrix
4 14 (40.00%) XenApp
5 13 (37.14%) Migration
6 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
6 12 (34.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
8 9 (25.71%) AppDNA
9 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
9 7 (20.00%) Banking
9 7 (20.00%) VB
9 7 (20.00%) MSI
10 5 (14.29%) InstallShield
10 5 (14.29%) VPN
10 5 (14.29%) CA
10 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (11.43%) Product Management
11 4 (11.43%) Release Management
11 4 (11.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 4 (11.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (11.43%) Change Control
11 4 (11.43%) ITIL
11 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.43%) PMP
11 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
11 4 (11.43%) PRINCE

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (8.57%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) VPN
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) Wireless
3 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) SMS
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MSI
2 5 (14.29%) InstallShield
3 2 (5.71%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Applications Packager
2 5 (14.29%) Build Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
4 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) JMS
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) J2EE
1 1 (2.86%) WCF
1 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.86%) FMCG
2 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Migration
2 4 (11.43%) Product Management
2 4 (11.43%) Release Management
2 4 (11.43%) Change Control
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) PRINCE
3 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.71%) DNA
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) Build Automation
5 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.86%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) VB
3 3 (8.57%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) PMP
1 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCA
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CCEA
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) XenApp
2 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.71%) IAG
4 2 (5.71%) UAG
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) SCCM
2 9 (25.71%) AppDNA
3 4 (11.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (11.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (8.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Citrix
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) CA
4 4 (11.43%) Symantec
5 3 (8.57%) Altiris
6 2 (5.71%) AppSense
6 2 (5.71%) Adobe
6 2 (5.71%) Apple
7 1 (2.86%) Autodesk
7 1 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (2.86%) Wyse
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Novell
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Nimsoft
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