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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 116 126 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 32 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 0.40% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.50% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Median daily rate £416 £310 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.27% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £319 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +12.35%
Application Packaging
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2416 2415 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.45% 80.10% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1250 1172
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 15 £425 +37.09%
Renfrewshire - 11 £410 -
Glasgow +1 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 28 (71.79%) Citrix
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
4 24 (61.54%) VMware
5 21 (53.85%) Windows
5 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (51.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
8 16 (41.03%) AppSense
8 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
8 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (35.90%) XenApp
9 14 (35.90%) XenDesktop
10 13 (33.33%) SCCM
10 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
10 13 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
12 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
12 10 (25.64%) VBScript
13 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
13 9 (23.08%) NetScaler
14 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (20.51%) MSI
14 8 (20.51%) Clustering
15 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
15 7 (17.95%) Finance
15 7 (17.95%) WSUS
15 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (17.95%) ITIL

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) OpenStack
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) NetScaler
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) DSL
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MSI
2 2 (5.13%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Publishing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Applications Packager
3 6 (15.38%) VMware Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.82%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) MSI Packager
6 3 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Storage Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support
6 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.51%) Clustering
3 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Software Delivery
3 4 (10.26%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (10.26%) Workflow
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) Validation
6 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.56%) DevOps
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 10 (25.64%) VBScript
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) CCA
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 25 (64.10%) Active Directory
2 21 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (51.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (35.90%) XenApp
4 14 (35.90%) XenDesktop
5 7 (17.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
6 3 (7.69%) MetaFrame
7 2 (5.13%) XenServer
8 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) SCCM
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (17.95%) WSUS
4 5 (12.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.56%) OpenView
5 1 (2.56%) Perfmon
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Citrix
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 24 (61.54%) VMware
4 16 (41.03%) AppSense
5 6 (15.38%) Altiris
6 5 (12.82%) HP
7 4 (10.26%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) Lotus
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat