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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 107 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 18 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 0.61% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.99% 2.08% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate
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£320 £288 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £201 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £343 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £260 £310
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -23.33%
Application Packaging
UK

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
602 721 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.57% 29.46% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 398 324
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £113.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 8 £320 -1.53%
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) SCCM
3 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (28.57%) HP
8 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 5 (23.81%) MS Office
9 5 (23.81%) InstallShield
9 5 (23.81%) AdminStudio
9 5 (23.81%) Migration
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (23.81%) Lync
9 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
10 4 (19.05%) Software Distribution
10 4 (19.05%) WSUS
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) Citrix
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
11 3 (14.29%) VBScript
11 3 (14.29%) ITIL
11 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 3 (14.29%) Novell
11 3 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (23.81%) Lync
3 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
1 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) InstallShield
1 5 (23.81%) AdminStudio
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) MSI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Packager
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Software Distribution
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (9.52%) Software License Management
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (9.52%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) REXX
4 2 (9.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) HND
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) XenApp
4 2 (9.52%) DFS Replication
4 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) WSUS
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) SCSM
3 2 (9.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) Novell
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus
5 2 (9.52%) Symantec
5 2 (9.52%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco