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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 391 359 342
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -17
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 22 61 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.83% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 44 59
Average daily rate
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£353 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £185.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -29.33%
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
7502 7351 7951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.66% 30.70% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5515 5168 5743
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 52
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -5 6 £363 +13.72%
Docklands, London -6 2 £300 -20.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £336 -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 45 (64.29%) Windows
2 30 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 29 (41.43%) Citrix
4 28 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (34.29%) SCCM
6 23 (32.86%) MSI
7 22 (31.43%) Windows 7
8 18 (25.71%) XenApp
9 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
10 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
10 16 (22.86%) VBScript
11 15 (21.43%) VMware
12 14 (20.00%) MS Office
13 13 (18.57%) Finance
14 12 (17.14%) Migration
14 12 (17.14%) XenDesktop
15 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (15.71%) DNS
16 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (11.43%) vSphere
17 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
17 8 (11.43%) MCSE
17 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (10.00%) VB
18 7 (10.00%) DHCP
18 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
18 7 (10.00%) Cisco

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.29%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.43%) Confluence
4 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.71%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) DNS
2 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.00%) DHCP
2 7 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (8.57%) SAN
4 5 (7.14%) NAS
5 4 (5.71%) Intranet
5 4 (5.71%) VPN
6 3 (4.29%) Firewall
7 2 (2.86%) WAN
7 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.86%) HTTP
7 2 (2.86%) LAN
8 1 (1.43%) VoIP
8 1 (1.43%) VLAN
8 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (32.86%) MSI
2 4 (5.71%) InstallShield
2 4 (5.71%) AdminStudio
2 4 (5.71%) MSBuild
3 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) Maven
4 1 (1.43%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Applications Packager
2 13 (18.57%) Architect
3 7 (10.00%) Consultant
4 6 (8.57%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Applications Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Administrator
8 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) HTML
1 4 (5.71%) .NET
1 4 (5.71%) CSS
1 4 (5.71%) Web Services
1 4 (5.71%) XSL
1 4 (5.71%) XSLT
2 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Taxonomies
1 4 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.43%) Replication
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.43%) CMDB
3 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (64.29%) Windows
2 22 (31.43%) Windows 7
3 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.14%) UNIX
7 3 (4.29%) Linux
7 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.86%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.86%) AIX
8 2 (2.86%) Solaris
9 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Migration
2 6 (8.57%) Change Control
3 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (7.14%) ITIL
3 5 (7.14%) Project Management
4 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.71%) B2B
4 4 (5.71%) Release Management
4 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.71%) Content Management
4 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (5.71%) Time Management
4 4 (5.71%) Information Architecture
5 3 (4.29%) DevOps
5 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.29%) SDLC
6 2 (2.86%) Patch Management
6 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.86%) Server Building
6 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (24.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (22.86%) VBScript
3 7 (10.00%) VB
4 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.86%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (1.43%) SQL
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.43%) MCSE
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.29%) MCITP
5 3 (4.29%) CCEE
6 2 (2.86%) VCP5
6 2 (2.86%) MCTS
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.86%) MCP
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.86%) CCNA
7 1 (1.43%) CCA
7 1 (1.43%) MCSA
7 1 (1.43%) CCEA
7 1 (1.43%) ACTC
7 1 (1.43%) MCDST
7 1 (1.43%) MOS
7 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 28 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (25.71%) XenApp
4 12 (17.14%) XenDesktop
5 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (11.43%) vSphere
7 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.29%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.43%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (34.29%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) BladeLogic
3 4 (5.71%) WMI
3 4 (5.71%) EdgeSight
4 3 (4.29%) BMC Marimba
4 3 (4.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.86%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.43%) Casper Suite
6 1 (1.43%) SCOM
6 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.43%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.43%) Control-M
6 1 (1.43%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Citrix
2 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.43%) VMware
4 7 (10.00%) Cisco
5 6 (8.57%) BMC
6 5 (7.14%) AppSense
7 2 (2.86%) Apple
7 2 (2.86%) HP
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle
7 2 (2.86%) Wyse
7 2 (2.86%) Veeam
8 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
8 1 (1.43%) Nortel
8 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.43%) Sophos
8 1 (1.43%) Websense
8 1 (1.43%) IBM
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