The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 117 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 10 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.94% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.62% 3.12% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Average daily rate
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£308 £311 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +24.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.40% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+34.83% -31.53%
Application Packaging
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
616 802 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.62% 30.18% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 474 315
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging across the Scotland region.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Scotland region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 July 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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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
Edinburgh 0 4 - - 1
Glasgow 0 4 £310 +77.14% 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £280 -
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
1 21 (72.41%) SCCM
2 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
3 15 (51.72%) Data Centre
4 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (31.03%) Citrix
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Migration
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (27.59%) MSI
9 7 (24.14%) AdminStudio
9 7 (24.14%) VMware
9 7 (24.14%) HP
9 7 (24.14%) SharePoint
10 6 (20.69%) VBScript
10 6 (20.69%) MS Office
10 6 (20.69%) InstallShield
10 6 (20.69%) Lync
10 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
10 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
11 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (13.79%) Software Distribution
12 4 (13.79%) Finance
12 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
12 4 (13.79%) ITIL
12 4 (13.79%) VB
12 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) Lync
3 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
2 2 (6.90%) NAS
2 2 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MSI
2 7 (24.14%) AdminStudio
3 6 (20.69%) InstallShield
4 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Software Distribution
3 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.90%) DNA
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.90%) Software License Management
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) VBScript
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) REXX
3 2 (6.90%) Tcl
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) HND
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (72.41%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) AppDNA
3 2 (6.90%) SCSM
4 1 (3.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Citrix
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) HP
2 7 (24.14%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) CA
3 3 (10.34%) Novell
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Fujitsu