The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Edinburgh 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 82 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% - 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£315 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £84.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-74.10% +147.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
360 184 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.50% 17.95% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 76 53
Average daily rate £400 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Application Packaging
Scotland

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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Altiris
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) SCCM
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) MCTS
7 2 (16.67%) MSI
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) VBScript
8 1 (8.33%) VB
8 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
8 1 (8.33%) Dell
8 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (8.33%) Publishing
8 1 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
8 1 (8.33%) Dell KACE

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Server Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 2000
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Altiris
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Dell KACE