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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 387 358 306
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -52
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 42 60 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.83% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 75
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £207 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £558 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.78% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -31.53%
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
7264 7246 7119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.03% 31.16% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5276 5233 5129
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 93
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £160.00 £54.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 4 £388 +25.00%
Hounslow - 2 £313 -
Docklands, London -6 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £325 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £250 -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 47 (57.32%) Windows
2 40 (48.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 34 (41.46%) SCCM
4 32 (39.02%) MSI
5 31 (37.80%) Windows 7
6 30 (36.59%) Active Directory
6 30 (36.59%) Citrix
7 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
8 21 (25.61%) Migration
8 21 (25.61%) PowerShell
9 16 (19.51%) XenApp
9 16 (19.51%) VMware
9 16 (19.51%) VBScript
9 16 (19.51%) MS Office
10 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
11 12 (14.63%) DNS
11 12 (14.63%) Finance
11 12 (14.63%) AppSense
11 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (13.41%) XenDesktop
13 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (10.98%) MCSE
13 9 (10.98%) VB
13 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (9.76%) Office 365
14 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
14 8 (9.76%) DHCP
14 8 (9.76%) InstallShield
15 7 (8.54%) Banking
15 7 (8.54%) Apple

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 16 (19.51%) MS Office
2 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.88%) InfoPath
3 4 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) DNS
2 8 (9.76%) DHCP
3 7 (8.54%) SAN
3 7 (8.54%) NetScaler
4 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.88%) Intranet
5 4 (4.88%) NAS
6 3 (3.66%) VPN
7 2 (2.44%) HTTP
8 1 (1.22%) VLAN
8 1 (1.22%) Network Security
8 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (39.02%) MSI
2 8 (9.76%) InstallShield
3 4 (4.88%) AdminStudio
3 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.66%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.22%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) Maven
5 1 (1.22%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 7 (8.54%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Publishing
3 2 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Applications Packager
2 10 (12.20%) Architect
3 8 (9.76%) Consultant
3 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Mac Engineer
5 5 (6.10%) Citrix Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Administrator
6 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Applications Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.44%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) HTML
1 4 (4.88%) CSS
1 4 (4.88%) Web Services
1 4 (4.88%) XSL
1 4 (4.88%) XSLT
2 3 (3.66%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.66%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) CMDB
4 1 (1.22%) Wiki
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (57.32%) Windows
2 31 (37.80%) Windows 7
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
5 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.88%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.66%) UNIX
8 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Migration
2 6 (7.32%) Release Management
2 6 (7.32%) Change Control
3 5 (6.10%) ITIL
3 5 (6.10%) Project Management
4 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.88%) B2B
4 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.88%) Content Management
4 4 (4.88%) Time Management
4 4 (4.88%) Information Architecture
4 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (4.88%) DevOps
4 4 (4.88%) Security Patching
5 3 (3.66%) SDLC
5 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) PowerShell
2 16 (19.51%) VBScript
3 9 (10.98%) VB
4 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) SQL
5 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) MCSE
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (4.88%) ACTC
4 3 (3.66%) MCITP
4 3 (3.66%) CCEE
4 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) VCP5
5 2 (2.44%) MCTS
5 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.22%) MCP
6 1 (1.22%) MCDST
6 1 (1.22%) Degree
6 1 (1.22%) CCEA
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) MOS
6 1 (1.22%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 40 (48.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 30 (36.59%) Active Directory
3 16 (19.51%) XenApp
4 11 (13.41%) XenDesktop
5 9 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (8.54%) vSphere
7 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.22%) vCloud
8 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.22%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.22%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (41.46%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) WMI
2 4 (4.88%) Casper Suite
2 4 (4.88%) EdgeSight
3 3 (3.66%) BMC Marimba
3 3 (3.66%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.44%) SCOM
4 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.44%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.22%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.22%) Control-M
5 1 (1.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 30 (36.59%) Citrix
2 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
3 16 (19.51%) VMware
4 12 (14.63%) AppSense
5 7 (8.54%) Apple
6 6 (7.32%) BMC
7 5 (6.10%) Mercator
7 5 (6.10%) Cisco
8 4 (4.88%) Adobe
8 4 (4.88%) Sophos
9 3 (3.66%) NetApp
9 3 (3.66%) EMC
10 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.44%) Wyse
10 2 (2.44%) HP
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle
11 1 (1.22%) Veeam
11 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds