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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 121 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 3 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.78% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 2.73% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 12
Average daily rate
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- £250 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.03 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +14.38%
Application Packaging
UK

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
740 697 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.83% 28.57% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 378 321
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 8
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.10 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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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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 -21 2 - - 1
Glasgow -6 1 - -
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) SCCM
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Altiris
8 5 (22.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 4 (18.18%) SCSM
9 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) SCOM
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) WSUS
9 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
9 4 (18.18%) HP
9 4 (18.18%) VBScript
9 4 (18.18%) IIS
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) MSI
10 3 (13.64%) VB
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 3 (13.64%) UNIX
10 3 (13.64%) Linux

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
1 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MSI
2 2 (9.09%) InstallShield
2 2 (9.09%) AdminStudio
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Packager
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Software Packaging
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) LIMS
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) UNIX
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Software Distribution
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
1 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (18.18%) VBScript
3 3 (13.64%) VB
3 3 (13.64%) Tcl
4 2 (9.09%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (13.64%) MetaFrame
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) SCCM
2 5 (22.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) WSUS
3 4 (18.18%) SCOM
3 4 (18.18%) SCSM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) Altiris
4 4 (18.18%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) AppSense
6 2 (9.09%) Dell
6 2 (9.09%) CA
7 1 (4.55%) Wyse
7 1 (4.55%) Dell KACE