The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 363 295 319
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +24
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 32 94 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 1.47% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 66 30
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£400 £391 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £269 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £498 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £231 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.54% -28.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £42.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-48.50% +69.50%
Application Packaging
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6240 6395 6135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.73% 29.28% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4672 4576 4470
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 54 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +68.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £77.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in London

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in London

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram in London

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in London

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 15 £425 +13.33% 2
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 61 (67.78%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 44 (48.89%) SCCM
4 37 (41.11%) Citrix
5 35 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 35 (38.89%) Windows 7
6 33 (36.67%) XenApp
7 32 (35.56%) XenDesktop
8 30 (33.33%) MSI
9 26 (28.89%) VMware
10 25 (27.78%) Migration
11 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
12 22 (24.44%) Finance
13 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (20.00%) AppSense
15 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (13.33%) PowerShell
16 11 (12.22%) Banking
16 11 (12.22%) DNS
16 11 (12.22%) HP
16 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (12.22%) Windows XP
17 10 (11.11%) Altiris
18 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
18 9 (10.00%) SAN
18 9 (10.00%) XenServer
19 8 (8.89%) vSphere
19 8 (8.89%) NetScaler
19 8 (8.89%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
19 8 (8.89%) SCOM

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (7.78%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
1 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) DNS
2 9 (10.00%) SAN
3 8 (8.89%) NetScaler
4 6 (6.67%) VPN
5 4 (4.44%) Firewall
6 3 (3.33%) SSL
6 3 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.22%) NAS
7 2 (2.22%) DHCP
8 1 (1.11%) Wireless
8 1 (1.11%) FTP
8 1 (1.11%) LAN
8 1 (1.11%) WAN
8 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.11%) EDMS
2 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (33.33%) MSI
2 3 (3.33%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.22%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Law
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Applications Packager
2 15 (16.67%) Consultant
3 8 (8.89%) Administrator
4 7 (7.78%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.56%) Wintel Administrator
5 5 (5.56%) Wintel Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.33%) Analyst
6 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) Architect
6 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
7 2 (2.22%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (2.22%) Software Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) WSH
2 1 (1.11%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Clustering
3 5 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
6 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.11%) Derivative
7 1 (1.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 61 (67.78%) Windows
2 35 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (12.22%) Windows XP
5 7 (7.78%) Windows 2000
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Vista
6 6 (6.67%) Linux
6 6 (6.67%) UNIX
7 5 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.11%) AIX
9 1 (1.11%) Solaris
9 1 (1.11%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) Migration
2 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (8.89%) Asset Management
3 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
4 6 (6.67%) ITIL
5 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.44%) Software Distribution
6 3 (3.33%) Process Management
6 3 (3.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.33%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (3.33%) Time Management
6 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (3.33%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.22%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.89%) VB
3 4 (4.44%) VBScript
4 3 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) C
5 1 (1.11%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) Java
5 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.56%) MCSE
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.33%) Degree
3 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) HND
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 46 (51.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 35 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 33 (36.67%) XenApp
4 32 (35.56%) XenDesktop
5 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (10.00%) XenServer
7 8 (8.89%) vSphere
8 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
8 5 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (5.56%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.33%) Firmware
9 3 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.22%) MetaFrame
11 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 44 (48.89%) SCCM
2 8 (8.89%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 8 (8.89%) SCOM
3 6 (6.67%) EdgeSight
4 5 (5.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (5.56%) Control-M
4 5 (5.56%) WSUS
4 5 (5.56%) HP SIM
5 3 (3.33%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.33%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.11%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (41.11%) Citrix
2 26 (28.89%) VMware
3 23 (25.56%) Microsoft
4 18 (20.00%) AppSense
5 11 (12.22%) HP
6 10 (11.11%) Altiris
7 7 (7.78%) NetApp
7 7 (7.78%) EMC
8 6 (6.67%) LANDesk
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco
8 6 (6.67%) Wyse
9 5 (5.56%) McAfee
9 5 (5.56%) BMC
10 3 (3.33%) Mercator
10 3 (3.33%) IBM
10 3 (3.33%) Splunk
11 2 (2.22%) F5
11 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.22%) Clearswift
12 1 (1.11%) BT
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