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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 354 348 348
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 66 86 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 1.09% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 34
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £271 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £185.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £31.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-31.07% +70.56%
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
7422 7872 7654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.31% 31.32% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5323 5679 5365
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.95 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 +24 20 £363 +0.69% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 85 (69.67%) Windows
2 60 (49.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 58 (47.54%) Windows 7
4 48 (39.34%) SCCM
5 45 (36.89%) MSI
6 43 (35.25%) Citrix
7 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
8 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
9 32 (26.23%) Windows XP
10 30 (24.59%) XenApp
11 26 (21.31%) XenDesktop
12 25 (20.49%) VB
13 20 (16.39%) Migration
14 19 (15.57%) Finance
15 18 (14.75%) Hyper-V
16 15 (12.30%) VMware
16 15 (12.30%) Service Delivery
17 14 (11.48%) Banking
18 13 (10.66%) MS Office
18 13 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
19 12 (9.84%) VPN
19 12 (9.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 12 (9.84%) Project Management
20 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
20 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
21 10 (8.20%) DNS
22 9 (7.38%) WSH
22 9 (7.38%) Cisco
22 9 (7.38%) Windows 2000

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (5.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.64%) Lync
2 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Office
2 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) VPN
2 10 (8.20%) DNS
3 8 (6.56%) LAN
3 8 (6.56%) Firewall
4 6 (4.92%) NetScaler
4 6 (4.92%) WAN
5 3 (2.46%) SSL
5 3 (2.46%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.64%) Intranet
7 1 (0.82%) Internet
7 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.82%) SMS
7 1 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.82%) EDMS
2 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 45 (36.89%) MSI
2 9 (7.38%) Wise Package Studio
3 7 (5.74%) InstallShield
4 6 (4.92%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.82%) NuGet
General
1 19 (15.57%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Back Office
5 1 (0.82%) Advertising
5 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (33.61%) Applications Packager
2 11 (9.02%) Consultant
3 10 (8.20%) Project Manager
4 7 (5.74%) Desktop Support
4 7 (5.74%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (5.74%) Administrator
5 6 (4.92%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 6 (4.92%) Wintel Administrator
5 6 (4.92%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 6 (4.92%) Technical Leader
5 6 (4.92%) Analyst
6 5 (4.10%) Coordinator
6 5 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (3.28%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (3.28%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (2.46%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.46%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.46%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.46%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) WSH
2 1 (0.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) Clustering
2 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.46%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.82%) Firmware
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) Derivative
6 1 (0.82%) Open Source
6 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 85 (69.67%) Windows
2 58 (47.54%) Windows 7
3 32 (26.23%) Windows XP
4 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.38%) Windows 2000
7 8 (6.56%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.28%) Mac OS
8 4 (3.28%) UNIX
8 4 (3.28%) Linux
9 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.82%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.39%) Migration
2 15 (12.30%) Service Delivery
3 13 (10.66%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (9.84%) Project Management
5 6 (4.92%) Coaching
5 6 (4.92%) ITIL
5 6 (4.92%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.10%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.10%) Workflow
7 4 (3.28%) Time Management
7 4 (3.28%) Software Distribution
8 3 (2.46%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.46%) TOGAF
8 3 (2.46%) Workflow Management
8 3 (2.46%) Logistics
8 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (2.46%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.46%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (2.46%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.49%) VB
2 9 (7.38%) VBScript
2 9 (7.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.28%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.64%) Python
5 2 (1.64%) SQL
6 1 (0.82%) C
6 1 (0.82%) Java
6 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.82%) VBA
6 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) PMP
1 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
1 3 (2.46%) APMP
1 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
1 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.82%) MCTS
3 1 (0.82%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 60 (49.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 39 (31.97%) Active Directory
3 30 (24.59%) XenApp
4 26 (21.31%) XenDesktop
5 18 (14.75%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (4.92%) XenServer
7 6 (4.92%) vSphere
7 6 (4.92%) Terminal Server
7 6 (4.92%) Terminal Services
7 6 (4.92%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.82%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 48 (39.34%) SCCM
2 12 (9.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (7.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 8 (6.56%) SCOM
5 6 (4.92%) HP SIM
5 6 (4.92%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (4.92%) Control-M
6 4 (3.28%) AppDNA
7 3 (2.46%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.64%) Puppet
9 1 (0.82%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (35.25%) Citrix
2 34 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.30%) VMware
4 9 (7.38%) Cisco
4 9 (7.38%) HP
5 7 (5.74%) Altiris
5 7 (5.74%) McAfee
6 6 (4.92%) BMC
6 6 (4.92%) AppSense
7 5 (4.10%) LANDesk
8 4 (3.28%) Wyse
8 4 (3.28%) Adobe
9 3 (2.46%) IBM
9 3 (2.46%) Splunk
10 1 (0.82%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.82%) NetApp
10 1 (0.82%) Murex
10 1 (0.82%) Calypso
10 1 (0.82%) Avaya
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle
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