The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 51 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.65% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £169 £153 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -15.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £240
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +32.81%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
481 636 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.58% 81.54% 79.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 389 233
Average daily rate £330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £15.77 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.50% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging across the Glasgow region.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Glasgow region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (52.94%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) MSI
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) SCCM
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) IIS
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
6 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 4 (23.53%) ITSM
6 4 (23.53%) Workflow
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (17.65%) NHS
7 3 (17.65%) MCSE
7 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Degree

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MSI
2 2 (11.76%) InstallShield
2 2 (11.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Applications Packager
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Application Packager
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
2 4 (23.53%) Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) AWK
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) C-shell
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) sed
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Citrix
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware