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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 384 349 308
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -41
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 29 66 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.28% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.91% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 48 80
Average daily rate
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£358 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £185.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.83% +516.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £84.00
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -74.10%
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
7290 7254 7705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.10% 30.91% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5309 5138 5528
Average daily rate £430 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 70
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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 August 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 August 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 -18 8 £394 +23.52% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £319 -
Docklands, London -2 2 £300 -20.00%
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 50 (61.73%) Windows
2 37 (45.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 32 (39.51%) MSI
4 31 (38.27%) Active Directory
5 30 (37.04%) Microsoft
5 30 (37.04%) SCCM
6 29 (35.80%) Citrix
7 28 (34.57%) Windows 7
8 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
9 18 (22.22%) XenApp
9 18 (22.22%) VBScript
10 16 (19.75%) MS Office
10 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 15 (18.52%) Migration
12 14 (17.28%) VMware
13 13 (16.05%) Finance
13 13 (16.05%) DNS
14 11 (13.58%) XenDesktop
15 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (11.11%) DHCP
16 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (11.11%) VB
17 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
17 8 (9.88%) MCSE
17 8 (9.88%) Apple
17 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (9.88%) vSphere
18 7 (8.64%) Office 365

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Office
2 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.94%) InfoPath
3 4 (4.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) DNS
2 9 (11.11%) DHCP
3 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.64%) NetScaler
4 5 (6.17%) NAS
4 5 (6.17%) SAN
5 4 (4.94%) Intranet
5 4 (4.94%) VPN
6 3 (3.70%) Firewall
7 2 (2.47%) WAN
7 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.47%) HTTP
7 2 (2.47%) LAN
8 1 (1.23%) VoIP
8 1 (1.23%) VLAN
8 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (39.51%) MSI
2 6 (7.41%) InstallShield
3 4 (4.94%) AdminStudio
3 4 (4.94%) MSBuild
4 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.23%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) Subversion
5 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Publishing
3 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Applications Packager
2 10 (12.35%) Architect
3 9 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Mac Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Citrix Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) Administrator
6 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) SharePoint Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (2.47%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) HTML
1 4 (4.94%) .NET
1 4 (4.94%) CSS
1 4 (4.94%) Web Services
1 4 (4.94%) XSL
1 4 (4.94%) XSLT
2 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.23%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Taxonomies
1 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) CMDB
4 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (61.73%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) Windows 7
3 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.17%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.94%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.47%) UNIX
9 2 (2.47%) AIX
9 2 (2.47%) Solaris
9 2 (2.47%) Linux
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Migration
2 6 (7.41%) Change Control
2 6 (7.41%) Release Management
3 5 (6.17%) ITIL
3 5 (6.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (4.94%) Information Architecture
4 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (4.94%) Time Management
4 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.94%) B2B
4 4 (4.94%) Project Management
4 4 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (4.94%) Content Management
4 4 (4.94%) Security Patching
5 3 (3.70%) SDLC
5 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.70%) DevOps
6 2 (2.47%) Data Mapping
6 2 (2.47%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
2 18 (22.22%) VBScript
3 9 (11.11%) VB
4 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.47%) Perl
6 2 (2.47%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) SQL
7 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.88%) MCSE
3 4 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (4.94%) ACTC
3 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) CCEE
4 3 (3.70%) MCITP
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.47%) MCTS
5 2 (2.47%) MCP
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.47%) CCNA
5 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) VCP5
6 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CCIA
6 1 (1.23%) CCA
6 1 (1.23%) MCSA
6 1 (1.23%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 37 (45.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 31 (38.27%) Active Directory
3 18 (22.22%) XenApp
4 11 (13.58%) XenDesktop
5 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (9.88%) vSphere
7 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.70%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.23%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.23%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (37.04%) SCCM
2 5 (6.17%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.94%) WMI
3 4 (4.94%) Casper Suite
3 4 (4.94%) EdgeSight
4 3 (3.70%) BMC Marimba
4 3 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.47%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.23%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.23%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.23%) Control-M
6 1 (1.23%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.80%) Citrix
3 14 (17.28%) VMware
4 8 (9.88%) Apple
5 7 (8.64%) AppSense
6 6 (7.41%) BMC
6 6 (7.41%) Cisco
7 4 (4.94%) Adobe
7 4 (4.94%) Sophos
8 2 (2.47%) Mercator
8 2 (2.47%) HP
8 2 (2.47%) Veeam
8 2 (2.47%) Wyse
9 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.23%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.23%) Nortel
9 1 (1.23%) IBM
9 1 (1.23%) Oracle
9 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint