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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 106 126 115
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 19 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.37% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.45% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Median daily rate £250 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £206 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £360 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
1895 2666 2231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.79% 81.68% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1114 1393 1147
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +16.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +9 7 £425 -
Glasgow +6 6 £250 -20.00%
Renfrewshire - 3 £250 -
Fife - 1 £275 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 31 (64.58%) Microsoft App-V
2 30 (62.50%) Windows
3 28 (58.33%) Citrix
4 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
6 25 (52.08%) VMware
7 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (43.75%) AppSense
8 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
9 19 (39.58%) PowerShell
10 17 (35.42%) XenApp
10 17 (35.42%) XenDesktop
10 17 (35.42%) SCCM
10 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
11 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
11 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
12 14 (29.17%) Virtual Environments
12 14 (29.17%) MSI
13 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
14 11 (22.92%) NetScaler
14 11 (22.92%) VBScript
15 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (20.83%) Software Delivery
16 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
16 9 (18.75%) Clustering
17 8 (16.67%) VMware ESX
17 8 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
17 8 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation

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 (10.42%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MSI
2 4 (8.33%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.17%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Publishing
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Applications Packager
2 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) MSI Packager
7 3 (6.25%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Storage Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 9 (18.75%) Clustering
3 8 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Virtual Environments
2 10 (20.83%) Software Delivery
3 8 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
4 4 (8.33%) Workflow
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
6 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (2.08%) High Availability
7 1 (2.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) PowerShell
2 11 (22.92%) VBScript
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) CCA
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft App-V
2 26 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 24 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (35.42%) XenApp
4 17 (35.42%) XenDesktop
5 8 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (6.25%) MetaFrame
8 2 (4.17%) XenServer
9 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) SCCM
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (16.67%) WSUS
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.08%) OpenView
5 1 (2.08%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Citrix
2 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 25 (52.08%) VMware
4 21 (43.75%) AppSense
5 6 (12.50%) Altiris
6 5 (10.42%) HP
6 5 (10.42%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.08%) Lotus
7 1 (2.08%) Lumension
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Symantec