The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 80 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +60.91%
Application Packaging
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
956 1365 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.27% 81.20% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 732 520
Median daily rate £376 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging across the Edinburgh region.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Edinburgh region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 17 (80.95%) XenApp
1 17 (80.95%) XenDesktop
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) Citrix
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 11 (52.38%) VBScript
5 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
6 10 (47.62%) NetScaler
6 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
6 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (47.62%) VMware
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (42.86%) MSI
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 8 (38.10%) Client/Server
8 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
8 8 (38.10%) Clustering
8 8 (38.10%) WSUS
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (33.33%) SCCM
9 7 (33.33%) Finance
10 5 (23.81%) Publishing
10 5 (23.81%) NetApp
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
11 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (14.29%) MetaFrame
11 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
11 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MSI
2 2 (9.52%) Fiddler
2 2 (9.52%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Publishing
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) VMware Support Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Packager
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) MSI Packager
5 3 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Storage Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) XenServer Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) NetApp Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Client/Server
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
2 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) PowerShell
1 11 (52.38%) VBScript
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCA
1 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) XenApp
1 17 (80.95%) XenDesktop
2 10 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (38.10%) VMware ESX
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (14.29%) MetaFrame
6 2 (9.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Clustering
1 8 (38.10%) WSUS
2 7 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
4 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Altiris
5 2 (9.52%) AppSense
6 1 (4.76%) EMC
6 1 (4.76%) Lumension
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec