The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 341 327 332
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 71 62 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.99% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 70
Average daily rate £333 £380 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £303
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7080 6238 7719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.26% 28.87% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5091 4525 5117
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £163.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Application Packaging
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 11 £341 -11.93% 2
Bromley - - - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 137 (83.03%) Windows
2 95 (57.58%) Windows 7
3 77 (46.67%) SCCM
4 76 (46.06%) Active Directory
5 74 (44.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 66 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 59 (35.76%) Citrix
8 50 (30.30%) XenApp
9 45 (27.27%) MSI
9 45 (27.27%) Windows XP
10 37 (22.42%) Migration
10 37 (22.42%) Banking
11 36 (21.82%) ITIL
12 34 (20.61%) Finance
13 29 (17.58%) VB
14 26 (15.76%) MS Office
14 26 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (15.15%) XenDesktop
15 25 (15.15%) VBScript
16 23 (13.94%) PowerShell
17 21 (12.73%) AppDNA
18 20 (12.12%) InstallShield
19 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (10.91%) Firewall
20 18 (10.91%) Release Management
21 16 (9.70%) SCOM
21 16 (9.70%) Information Management
21 16 (9.70%) Lync
21 16 (9.70%) VMware
22 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (9.70%) Lync
2 6 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.42%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (15.76%) MS Office
2 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) Firewall
2 12 (7.27%) NetScaler
2 12 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.67%) VPN
4 9 (5.45%) Wireless
5 6 (3.64%) Internet
6 2 (1.21%) DNS
6 2 (1.21%) VoIP
6 2 (1.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.61%) LDAP
7 1 (0.61%) HTTP
7 1 (0.61%) WAN
7 1 (0.61%) LAN
7 1 (0.61%) SMS
7 1 (0.61%) SSL
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) MySQL
2 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (27.27%) MSI
2 20 (12.12%) InstallShield
3 14 (8.48%) AdminStudio
4 11 (6.67%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.61%) Maven
6 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 37 (22.42%) Banking
2 34 (20.61%) Finance
3 7 (4.24%) Legal
4 6 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.03%) Law
6 4 (2.42%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.82%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) German Language
8 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (30.91%) Applications Packager
2 23 (13.94%) Architect
3 16 (9.70%) Analyst
3 16 (9.70%) Consultant
4 15 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (8.48%) Desktop Support
6 13 (7.88%) Release Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.85%) Build Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Applications Architect
11 4 (2.42%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (2.42%) Release Manager
11 4 (2.42%) Applications Consultant
11 4 (2.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 3 (1.82%) Support Engineer
12 3 (1.82%) Team Leader
12 3 (1.82%) Active Directory Consultant
13 2 (1.21%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.67%) WSH
2 6 (3.64%) .NET
3 2 (1.21%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.21%) WCF
3 2 (1.21%) WPF
3 2 (1.21%) jQuery
3 2 (1.21%) J2EE
3 2 (1.21%) JMS
4 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.64%) Tandem
3 5 (3.03%) Thin Client
3 5 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.42%) PKI
4 4 (2.42%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.42%) Clustering
4 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.82%) CMDB
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.61%) FMCG
6 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 137 (83.03%) Windows
2 95 (57.58%) Windows 7
3 45 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 26 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.64%) Windows 2000
7 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.82%) Linux
9 2 (1.21%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.61%) Solaris
10 1 (0.61%) UNIX
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.42%) Migration
2 36 (21.82%) ITIL
3 18 (10.91%) Release Management
4 16 (9.70%) Information Management
5 13 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (5.45%) Product Management
6 9 (5.45%) Software Deployment
7 8 (4.85%) PRINCE
8 7 (4.24%) Change Control
9 6 (3.64%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.03%) DNA
10 5 (3.03%) Project Management
10 5 (3.03%) Business Continuity
10 5 (3.03%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.03%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.42%) Investment Management
11 4 (2.42%) Fund Management
11 4 (2.42%) Workflow
11 4 (2.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.58%) VB
2 25 (15.15%) VBScript
3 23 (13.94%) PowerShell
4 14 (8.48%) SQL
5 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.42%) Perl
7 3 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.21%) C#
9 1 (0.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.88%) MCSE
3 11 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (4.85%) PMP
5 8 (4.85%) PMI Certification
5 8 (4.85%) CCEA
6 7 (4.24%) MCITP
7 6 (3.64%) CCA
8 3 (1.82%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.21%) CCEE
9 2 (1.21%) CCAA
9 2 (1.21%) MCP
10 1 (0.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) SLA
1 3 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 76 (46.06%) Active Directory
2 74 (44.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 50 (30.30%) XenApp
4 25 (15.15%) XenDesktop
5 13 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (6.67%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.45%) UAG
8 8 (4.85%) IAG
9 7 (4.24%) vSphere
10 2 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.61%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (46.67%) SCCM
2 21 (12.73%) AppDNA
3 16 (9.70%) SCOM
4 12 (7.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (5.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 8 (4.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (4.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (2.42%) WMI
9 4 (2.42%) ZENworks
10 2 (1.21%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.21%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.21%) SCSM
11 1 (0.61%) Puppet
11 1 (0.61%) WSUS
11 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 66 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 59 (35.76%) Citrix
3 16 (9.70%) VMware
4 14 (8.48%) AppSense
5 12 (7.27%) Cisco
6 10 (6.06%) HP
7 9 (5.45%) CA
7 9 (5.45%) Altiris
8 8 (4.85%) Symantec
9 6 (3.64%) LANDesk
10 5 (3.03%) Apple
10 5 (3.03%) Adobe
11 4 (2.42%) Oracle
12 3 (1.82%) NetApp
12 3 (1.82%) Dell
12 3 (1.82%) Nimsoft
13 2 (1.21%) Wyse
13 2 (1.21%) Avaya
13 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.21%) SAP
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