The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 106 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 20 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.50% 0.85% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate £313 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £261 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £351 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £303
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
800 705 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.19% 30.09% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 357 225
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £30.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Application Packaging
UK

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -25 3 £325 - 1
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (51.61%) SCCM
3 16 (51.61%) MSI
4 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
5 13 (41.94%) Migration
6 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
6 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
6 11 (35.48%) InstallShield
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
8 9 (29.03%) VBScript
8 9 (29.03%) ITIL
8 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 8 (25.81%) Workflow
10 7 (22.58%) QA
10 7 (22.58%) Release Management
10 7 (22.58%) .NET
10 7 (22.58%) VB
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
11 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
11 6 (19.35%) Project Management
11 6 (19.35%) Software Packaging
12 5 (16.13%) InfoPath
12 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
12 5 (16.13%) AppSense
12 5 (16.13%) McAfee
12 5 (16.13%) Citrix
12 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
12 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) InfoPath
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MSI
2 11 (35.48%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Applications Packager
2 5 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Migration
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Workflow
4 7 (22.58%) Release Management
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.13%) Software Deployment
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) Service Management
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.45%) UML
9 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
9 1 (3.23%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) VBScript
2 7 (22.58%) VB
3 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C#
5 1 (3.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (51.61%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) AppSense
2 5 (16.13%) McAfee
2 5 (16.13%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Altiris
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Novell
Edinburgh & Lothians
Exception Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 18 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago