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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 89 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.34% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 1.30% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -29.33%
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
308 308 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.98% 26.12% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 181 86
Average daily rate £360 £390 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 (86.67%) SCCM
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) Lync
7 6 (40.00%) MS Office
8 5 (33.33%) HP
8 5 (33.33%) Citrix
9 4 (26.67%) Migration
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (26.67%) Banking
9 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
10 3 (20.00%) XenApp
10 3 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (20.00%) Degree
10 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (20.00%) VMware
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) MSI
10 3 (20.00%) Lotus
10 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (20.00%) Cisco
10 3 (20.00%) VBScript
10 3 (20.00%) HND

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) Lync
3 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MSI
2 2 (13.33%) AdminStudio
3 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Packager
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) DNA
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) HND
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) AppDNA
2 2 (13.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Lotus
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco