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 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 122 115 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 29 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.53% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.67% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £360 £320 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £453 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+29.00% +21.95%
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
2403 2385 2008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.86% 79.74% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1267 1129
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 63 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 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 29 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
Edinburgh -1 14 £300 -6.25% 2
Renfrewshire -28 11 £410 -5.74% 1
Glasgow -1 1 - -
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 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 26 (66.67%) Citrix
2 25 (64.10%) VMware
3 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
4 23 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (56.41%) Windows
6 20 (51.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
8 16 (41.03%) AppSense
8 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
9 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (33.33%) SCCM
11 12 (30.77%) XenApp
11 12 (30.77%) XenDesktop
11 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
11 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
12 9 (23.08%) VBScript
12 9 (23.08%) NetScaler
12 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
12 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
13 8 (20.51%) Clustering
13 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (20.51%) Finance
13 8 (20.51%) MSI
14 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
14 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
14 7 (17.95%) WSUS
15 6 (15.38%) Altiris
15 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
15 6 (15.38%) ITIL

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 (10.26%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) NetScaler
2 4 (10.26%) DHCP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.56%) DSL
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MSI
2 4 (10.26%) InstallShield
3 2 (5.13%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (15.38%) Applications Packager
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support
5 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) MSI Packager
6 2 (5.13%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Storage Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.51%) Clustering
3 7 (17.95%) Client/Server
4 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.56%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
1 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
2 4 (10.26%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (10.26%) Workflow
3 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 2 (5.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.13%) Service Management
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.13%) Validation
5 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps
5 1 (2.56%) High Availability
5 1 (2.56%) OO
5 1 (2.56%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.08%) VBScript
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) AWK
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) C-shell
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) sed
5 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) CCA
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
1 23 (58.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (51.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (30.77%) XenApp
3 12 (30.77%) XenDesktop
4 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
5 5 (12.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (5.13%) MetaFrame
6 2 (5.13%) XenServer
7 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) WSUS
3 5 (12.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
5 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.56%) OpenView
5 1 (2.56%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Citrix
2 25 (64.10%) VMware
3 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 16 (41.03%) AppSense
5 6 (15.38%) Altiris
6 4 (10.26%) HP
7 3 (7.69%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) Lotus
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) Symantec