The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 339 304 343
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +39
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 61 112 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.86% 1.48% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 81 54
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £185.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+516.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £83.00 £34.63
% change year-on-year
-73.79% +139.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7069 7571 7513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.86% 31.23% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 5470 5212
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 78 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.51 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Application Packaging
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 0 12 £281 -13.46% 7
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 97 (75.19%) Windows
2 74 (57.36%) Windows 7
3 63 (48.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 43 (33.33%) MSI
5 42 (32.56%) Windows XP
6 41 (31.78%) Active Directory
6 41 (31.78%) SCCM
7 38 (29.46%) Microsoft
8 33 (25.58%) Citrix
9 28 (21.71%) VB
10 24 (18.60%) XenApp
11 23 (17.83%) Migration
12 21 (16.28%) Hyper-V
13 17 (13.18%) Wise Package Studio
13 17 (13.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 17 (13.18%) WSH
14 16 (12.40%) Finance
15 15 (11.63%) XenDesktop
16 14 (10.85%) Banking
16 14 (10.85%) VBScript
17 13 (10.08%) MS Office
17 13 (10.08%) Project Management
18 12 (9.30%) InstallShield
18 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
19 11 (8.53%) MS Excel
20 10 (7.75%) Cisco
20 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
20 10 (7.75%) Firewall
21 9 (6.98%) VMware

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 4 (3.10%) Lync
1 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (10.08%) MS Office
2 11 (8.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) Firewall
2 6 (4.65%) VPN
2 6 (4.65%) LAN
3 4 (3.10%) NetScaler
3 4 (3.10%) Internet
3 4 (3.10%) WAN
4 3 (2.33%) DNS
4 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.55%) Intranet
5 2 (1.55%) VoIP
6 1 (0.78%) SMS
6 1 (0.78%) DHCP
6 1 (0.78%) HTTP
6 1 (0.78%) SSL
6 1 (0.78%) Wireless
6 1 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.78%) MySQL
1 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 43 (33.33%) MSI
2 17 (13.18%) Wise Package Studio
3 12 (9.30%) InstallShield
4 6 (4.65%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.78%) NuGet
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Legal
4 2 (1.55%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (41.86%) Applications Packager
2 14 (10.85%) Desktop Support
3 10 (7.75%) Consultant
3 10 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 6 (4.65%) Analyst
6 5 (3.88%) Coordinator
7 4 (3.10%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.10%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.33%) Release Manager
8 3 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (2.33%) Administrator
8 3 (2.33%) Applications Support
8 3 (2.33%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.33%) Active Directory Consultant
8 3 (2.33%) SCCM Consultant
8 3 (2.33%) Release Coordinator
9 2 (1.55%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (1.55%) Citrix Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.18%) WSH
2 3 (2.33%) .NET
3 2 (1.55%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) jQuery
4 1 (0.78%) WCF
4 1 (0.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.10%) Clustering
2 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.55%) PKI
3 2 (1.55%) CMDB
3 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.78%) NHS
4 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.78%) Open Source
4 1 (0.78%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 97 (75.19%) Windows
2 74 (57.36%) Windows 7
3 42 (32.56%) Windows XP
4 12 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.10%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.10%) Linux
7 4 (3.10%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.33%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.78%) UNIX
10 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.83%) Migration
2 13 (10.08%) Project Management
3 12 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.98%) ITIL
6 7 (5.43%) Information Management
7 6 (4.65%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.88%) Integration Testing
8 5 (3.88%) Time Management
9 4 (3.10%) Workflow
10 3 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.33%) Workflow Management
10 3 (2.33%) Logistics
10 3 (2.33%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.33%) Compatibility Testing
10 3 (2.33%) DevOps
11 2 (1.55%) Software Distribution
11 2 (1.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (1.55%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.71%) VB
2 14 (10.85%) VBScript
3 7 (5.43%) SQL
3 7 (5.43%) Shell Script
3 7 (5.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.33%) Perl
6 2 (1.55%) Java
6 2 (1.55%) Python
7 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.78%) C
7 1 (0.78%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.33%) PMP
2 3 (2.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.33%) APMP
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.78%) MCSE
4 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) MCTS
4 1 (0.78%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (48.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 41 (31.78%) Active Directory
3 24 (18.60%) XenApp
4 21 (16.28%) Hyper-V
5 15 (11.63%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (3.10%) Terminal Server
7 4 (3.10%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.78%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (31.78%) SCCM
2 17 (13.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (5.43%) AppDNA
4 5 (3.88%) SCOM
5 3 (2.33%) Puppet
6 2 (1.55%) WMI
6 2 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.55%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.78%) Control-M
7 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.78%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (29.46%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.58%) Citrix
3 10 (7.75%) Cisco
4 9 (6.98%) VMware
5 6 (4.65%) Altiris
5 6 (4.65%) AppSense
6 4 (3.10%) McAfee
6 4 (3.10%) Adobe
7 3 (2.33%) NetApp
7 3 (2.33%) Nimsoft
8 2 (1.55%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.55%) Avaya
8 2 (1.55%) Wyse
8 2 (1.55%) HP
8 2 (1.55%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle
9 1 (0.78%) BMC
9 1 (0.78%) CA
9 1 (0.78%) hybris
9 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £170 - £200 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 26 days ago