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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 78 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.090% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.28% 0.48% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £312
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £30.78 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-29.33% +0.90%
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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
312 208 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.07% 18.67% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 85 53
Average daily rate £375 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 7 (63.64%) Altiris
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 2000
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) MCTS
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (18.18%) VBScript
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) MetaFrame
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) MSI
7 1 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (9.09%) Publishing
7 1 (9.09%) Dell KACE

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Server Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 2000
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (18.18%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Altiris
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Dell KACE