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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 396 378 310
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -68
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 12 37 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.22% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 68
Average daily rate £316 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £262 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £493 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £245
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +23 3 £415 -2.35%
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (40.00%) Citrix
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (32.00%) SCCM
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (28.00%) MSI
8 6 (24.00%) XenApp
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
9 5 (20.00%) VMware
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.00%) Migration
10 4 (16.00%) HP
10 4 (16.00%) Unix
10 4 (16.00%) Application Discovery
11 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (12.00%) vSphere
11 3 (12.00%) HP SIM
11 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (12.00%) Time Management
11 3 (12.00%) SCOM
11 3 (12.00%) ITIL
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
12 2 (8.00%) Project Management

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MSI
2 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) Unix
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.00%) Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Application Discovery
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) System Testing
3 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.00%) Process Management
4 1 (4.00%) Server Building
4 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCA
3 1 (4.00%) CCAA
3 1 (4.00%) CCEA
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (24.00%) XenApp
4 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (12.00%) vSphere
6 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (8.00%) XenServer
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.00%) MetaFrame
7 1 (4.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (8.00%) Control-M
3 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (4.00%) EdgeSight
4 1 (4.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Citrix
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) AppSense
5 2 (8.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Wyse