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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 73 75 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -27
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.25% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% 0.87% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £260 £315
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-30.85% +8.81%
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
246 343 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.37% 28.30% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 181 70
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £499 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (55.56%) SCSM
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) SCOM
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) JBoss
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) Middleware
7 2 (22.22%) Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 2 (22.22%) WSUS
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (22.22%) DFS Replication
8 1 (11.11%) VCP4
8 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Network Security
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
6 3 (33.33%) UNIX
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
8 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VCP4
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (22.22%) DFS Replication
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (11.11%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 5 (55.56%) SCSM
3 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Altiris
2 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu