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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 88 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.22% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.28% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £245
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.82 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-12.92% -48.50%
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
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 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 11 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) XenApp
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) VBScript
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
4 4 (30.77%) Clustering
4 4 (30.77%) AppSense
5 3 (23.08%) Release Management
5 3 (23.08%) SCOM
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
6 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
6 2 (15.38%) WSUS
6 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
2 2 (15.38%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) DSL
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (30.77%) Applications Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Release Manager
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Support
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Workstream Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Change and Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
1 5 (38.46%) VBScript
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
1 6 (46.15%) XenApp
2 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) AppSense
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Altiris
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec