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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 131 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 20 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.63% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.79% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Median daily rate £360 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £451 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £260
% change year-on-year
- +29.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +8.69%
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
2473 2402 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.76% 79.12% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1309 1081
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 64 27
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -24 10 £410 -5.74% 1
Edinburgh -12 6 £300 -6.25% 1
Glasgow +3 1 - -
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 24 (68.57%) Citrix
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (60.00%) VMware
4 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 20 (57.14%) Windows
5 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
5 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (51.43%) AppSense
7 15 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
9 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
10 11 (31.43%) SCCM
11 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
11 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
11 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
12 8 (22.86%) Finance
12 8 (22.86%) Clustering
13 7 (20.00%) XenApp
13 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
13 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
13 7 (20.00%) VBScript
13 7 (20.00%) ITIL
13 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
13 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 5 (14.29%) SQL
14 5 (14.29%) MSI
14 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (14.29%) WSUS

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 4 (11.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.86%) DSL
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MSI
2 4 (11.43%) InstallShield
3 3 (8.57%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Packager
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Support
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Server Support
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.86%) Clustering
3 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (57.14%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (11.43%) Service Management
2 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
2 4 (11.43%) Workflow
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Project Management
4 2 (5.71%) Six Sigma
4 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.71%) Validation
5 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
5 1 (2.86%) High Availability
5 1 (2.86%) ITSM
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) VBScript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) AWK
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C-shell
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) sed
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 20 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (20.00%) XenApp
4 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.43%) VMware ESX
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (14.29%) WSUS
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.86%) OpenView
4 1 (2.86%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Citrix
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (60.00%) VMware
4 18 (51.43%) AppSense
5 4 (11.43%) Altiris
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Lotus
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec