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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 110 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 19 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.29% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 1.14% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £231 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £31.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-31.07% +70.56%
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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
784 613 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.19% 25.24% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 297 247
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -20.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
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 18 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 26 (59.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
5 24 (54.55%) SCCM
6 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
7 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
8 16 (36.36%) Altiris
9 15 (34.09%) VBScript
10 14 (31.82%) Workflow
11 13 (29.55%) MSI
12 12 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (25.00%) Software Packaging
13 11 (25.00%) Citrix
14 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
14 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
14 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
15 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
15 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (18.18%) HP
16 8 (18.18%) Windows 2000
16 8 (18.18%) ITIL
16 8 (18.18%) Banking
17 7 (15.91%) Finance
18 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
18 6 (13.64%) AppSense
18 6 (13.64%) Project Management
18 6 (13.64%) SQL
18 6 (13.64%) QA

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (6.82%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SMS
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) Network Security
1 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
1 2 (4.55%) NAS
2 1 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MSI
2 4 (9.09%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.55%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (18.18%) Banking
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Applications Packager
2 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (13.64%) Administrator
3 5 (11.36%) Server Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.27%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.27%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) LIMS
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 2000
5 3 (6.82%) Linux
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Workflow
2 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Project Management
4 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (9.09%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) Migration
7 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Software Distribution
8 2 (4.55%) ITSM
8 2 (4.55%) Release Management
8 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.27%) Change Management
9 1 (2.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) VBScript
2 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Tcl
4 3 (6.82%) VB
5 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.55%) REXX
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) MCTS
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 25 (56.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.82%) MetaFrame
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (54.55%) SCCM
2 12 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (9.09%) SCOM
3 4 (9.09%) SCSM
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) Altiris
3 11 (25.00%) Citrix
4 8 (18.18%) HP
5 6 (13.64%) AppSense
6 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 3 (6.82%) Symantec
7 2 (4.55%) McAfee
7 2 (4.55%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) CA
8 1 (2.27%) Wyse
8 1 (2.27%) Dell KACE