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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 90 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 31 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.42% 0.66% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 0.80% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 14
Median daily rate £285 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £158 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £418 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +60.91%
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
1776 2634 2149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.62% 82.26% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1383 1170
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 41
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Renfrewshire - 18 £308 -
Glasgow +3 8 £250 -11.89%
Edinburgh +6 2 - -
Fife - 2 £250 -
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
3 36 (56.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 30 (46.88%) AppSense
5 30 (46.88%) Citrix
6 29 (45.31%) PowerShell
7 28 (43.75%) VMware
8 27 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (39.06%) SQL Server
10 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
11 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
12 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (31.25%) Windows Server
13 18 (28.13%) Data Centre
13 18 (28.13%) SCCM
14 17 (26.56%) XenApp
14 17 (26.56%) XenDesktop
14 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (25.00%) Software Delivery
15 16 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
16 15 (23.44%) Degree
16 15 (23.44%) Computer Science
17 14 (21.88%) Application Virtualisation
18 13 (20.31%) Enterprise Software
19 12 (18.75%) MSI
20 11 (17.19%) VBScript
20 11 (17.19%) NetScaler
21 10 (15.63%) OpenStack
22 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012

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 10 (15.63%) OpenStack
2 8 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.13%) DHCP
2 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 2 (3.13%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MSI
2 3 (4.69%) InstallShield
3 2 (3.13%) AdminStudio
3 2 (3.13%) Fiddler
General
1 7 (10.94%) Publishing
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Applications Packager
2 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Mobility Specialist
4 6 (9.38%) VMware Support Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Management Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) MSI Packager
7 3 (4.69%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Storage Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.13%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
1 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 15 (23.44%) Computer Science
3 13 (20.31%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (14.06%) Clustering
5 8 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 20 (31.25%) Windows Server
2 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.06%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.50%) Android
4 8 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.56%) Linux
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 16 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
2 14 (21.88%) Application Virtualisation
3 8 (12.50%) Workflow
4 6 (9.38%) Validation
5 2 (3.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL
5 2 (3.13%) Migration
5 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (1.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.56%) High Availability
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) PowerShell
2 11 (17.19%) VBScript
3 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.81%) SC Cleared
3 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (23.44%) Degree
5 6 (9.38%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) CCA
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (57.81%) Active Directory
2 36 (56.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 27 (42.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (26.56%) XenApp
4 17 (26.56%) XenDesktop
5 8 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.69%) MetaFrame
8 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.13%) XenServer
9 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) SCCM
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (12.50%) WSUS
4 7 (10.94%) AirWatch
5 2 (3.13%) SCOM
6 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.56%) OpenView
6 1 (1.56%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 30 (46.88%) AppSense
2 30 (46.88%) Citrix
3 28 (43.75%) VMware
4 8 (12.50%) HP
5 6 (9.38%) Altiris
6 5 (7.81%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.56%) Lotus
7 1 (1.56%) Lumension
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec