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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 80 79 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 4 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.50% 1.86% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £135 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -31.53%
Application Packaging
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
266 376 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.00% 29.51% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 240 76
Average daily rate £350 £400 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (100.00%) SCCM
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
7 6 (46.15%) Lync
7 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
7 6 (46.15%) MS Office
8 5 (38.46%) HP
8 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 5 (38.46%) Migration
9 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (30.77%) Citrix
9 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
10 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (15.38%) AppDNA
10 2 (15.38%) SCSM
10 2 (15.38%) XenApp
10 2 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (15.38%) Degree
10 2 (15.38%) SCOM
10 2 (15.38%) Network Security
10 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
10 2 (15.38%) Banking
10 2 (15.38%) Lotus
10 2 (15.38%) DNA
10 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (46.15%) SharePoint
1 6 (46.15%) Lync
2 2 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
1 2 (15.38%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Coordinator
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) DNA
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) VBScript
1 2 (15.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) HND
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) AppDNA
2 2 (15.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Lotus
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu