The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 527 450 348
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -102
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 104 168 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.30% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 1.07% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 118 168
Average daily rate
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£323 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £174 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £410 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £28.75 £24.63 £30.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% -19.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.28 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £137.75 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -29.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16577 15633 15315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.90% 28.09% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11265 9911 9834
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 218 265
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging within the UK.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging within the UK.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England -86 90 £323 +3.20% 10
London -31 23 £358 +10.00% 5
South East -35 23 £338 +1.50% 1
Berkshire +3 15 £338 -13.46%
Scotland -12 13 £300 -13.97%
North West -20 13 £273 -22.14% 1
Yorkshire -25 13 £215 +16.21%
East of England +6 10 £325 +3.17% 1
Leeds -20 8 £215 +44.53%
West Yorkshire -24 8 £215 +44.53%
Glasgow +4 7 £313 -26.59%
Reading -7 7 £338 +0.37%
City of London -13 7 £363 +16.00%
Hampshire -10 5 £308 -2.38%
Edinburgh -14 5 - -
Essex - 5 £329 -
Bedfordshire +17 4 £325 -16.12%
West Midlands -5 4 £300 +49.06%
Cheshire - 4 £240 -
Birmingham +6 3 £300 +114.28%
North Yorkshire -6 3 £175 -5.40%
Milton Keynes -7 3 £325 +8.33%
Manchester -14 3 £255 -8.92% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 3 £325 +8.33%
Tyne and Wear -28 3 £190 -15.55%
North East -29 3 £190 -15.55%
Warrington - 3 £240 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £190 -
Havant +8 2 £308 -2.38%
Docklands, London -5 2 £300 -20.00%

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 180 (69.23%) Windows
2 103 (39.62%) Microsoft App-V
3 101 (38.85%) Microsoft
4 95 (36.54%) SCCM
5 87 (33.46%) MSI
6 83 (31.92%) Active Directory
7 77 (29.62%) Windows 7
8 75 (28.85%) Citrix
9 63 (24.23%) Security Cleared
10 48 (18.46%) SC Cleared
11 47 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (18.08%) Migration
12 39 (15.00%) VMware
12 39 (15.00%) Finance
12 39 (15.00%) PowerShell
13 38 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
14 37 (14.23%) MS Excel
15 35 (13.46%) VBScript
15 35 (13.46%) XenApp
16 34 (13.08%) SharePoint
17 31 (11.92%) User Acceptance Testing
17 31 (11.92%) Application Discovery
18 27 (10.38%) Data Centre
19 26 (10.00%) MS Office
19 26 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 26 (10.00%) Project Management
20 25 (9.62%) ITIL
21 24 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
22 23 (8.85%) Windows XP

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (13.08%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.62%) Lync
3 8 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.31%) IIS
4 6 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.77%) JBoss
6 2 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (0.77%) Apache
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.38%) Confluence
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.00%) MS Office
3 7 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.54%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.77%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.62%) Office 365
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.08%) TCP/IP
2 17 (6.54%) Firewall
3 16 (6.15%) DNS
4 12 (4.62%) SAN
5 11 (4.23%) DHCP
6 10 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 8 (3.08%) WAN
7 8 (3.08%) LAN
7 8 (3.08%) VLAN
7 8 (3.08%) NAS
8 6 (2.31%) Network Security
9 4 (1.54%) Intranet
9 4 (1.54%) VPN
10 3 (1.15%) HTTP
10 3 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.77%) SSH
11 2 (0.77%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.77%) SSL
11 2 (0.77%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.54%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 87 (33.46%) MSI
2 17 (6.54%) AdminStudio
3 14 (5.38%) InstallShield
4 12 (4.62%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (1.54%) MSBuild
5 4 (1.54%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.77%) Ant
8 1 (0.38%) Subversion
8 1 (0.38%) Maven
8 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (15.00%) Finance
2 12 (4.62%) Banking
3 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.31%) Local Government
5 4 (1.54%) Retail
5 4 (1.54%) Legal
6 2 (0.77%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (30.77%) Applications Packager
2 25 (9.62%) Analyst
3 18 (6.92%) Project Manager
4 15 (5.77%) Architect
5 13 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 13 (5.00%) Consultant
6 11 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 10 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 9 (3.46%) Deployment Engineer
9 8 (3.08%) Windows Server Engineer
9 8 (3.08%) Server Engineer
9 8 (3.08%) Applications Support
10 7 (2.69%) Technical Architect
10 7 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.31%) Administrator
12 5 (1.92%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (1.92%) Technical Manager
12 5 (1.92%) Citrix Consultant
12 5 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.69%) Software Packaging
2 6 (2.31%) HTML
2 6 (2.31%) .NET
3 4 (1.54%) J2EE
3 4 (1.54%) XSL
3 4 (1.54%) XSLT
3 4 (1.54%) CSS
3 4 (1.54%) Web Services
3 4 (1.54%) Middleware
4 3 (1.15%) ODBC
4 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.77%) WSH
5 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (1.54%) Taxonomies
3 3 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.15%) Clustering
4 2 (0.77%) PKI
4 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.77%) NHS
4 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.77%) CMDB
5 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.38%) GIS
5 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 180 (69.23%) Windows
2 77 (29.62%) Windows 7
3 47 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (14.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (8.85%) Windows XP
7 16 (6.15%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.08%) UNIX
9 7 (2.69%) Linux
10 6 (2.31%) Solaris
11 3 (1.15%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.77%) AIX
12 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.08%) Migration
2 31 (11.92%) User Acceptance Testing
2 31 (11.92%) Application Discovery
3 26 (10.00%) Project Management
4 25 (9.62%) ITIL
5 17 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (4.23%) Change Management
6 11 (4.23%) Time Management
7 9 (3.46%) Release Management
7 9 (3.46%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.08%) Change Control
8 8 (3.08%) Patch Management
9 7 (2.69%) Matrix Management
9 7 (2.69%) PRINCE2
10 6 (2.31%) Workflow
10 6 (2.31%) Server Building
11 5 (1.92%) Project Planning
11 5 (1.92%) Configuration Management
11 5 (1.92%) Data Migration
12 4 (1.54%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 35 (13.46%) VBScript
3 22 (8.46%) VB
4 14 (5.38%) SQL
5 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.92%) Java
6 4 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.77%) Perl
7 2 (0.77%) PHP
7 2 (0.77%) Python
7 2 (0.77%) REXX
7 2 (0.77%) Tcl
8 1 (0.38%) AppleScript
8 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (24.23%) Security Cleared
2 48 (18.46%) SC Cleared
3 26 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (7.69%) MCSE
5 9 (3.46%) DV Cleared
6 8 (3.08%) Degree
6 8 (3.08%) MCP
6 8 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.31%) MCITP
7 6 (2.31%) CCEE
8 4 (1.54%) CCIA
8 4 (1.54%) CCEA
9 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.15%) CCNA
9 3 (1.15%) HND
9 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.77%) MCTS
10 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.77%) MCSA
10 2 (0.77%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.38%) QA
2 6 (2.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 103 (39.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 83 (31.92%) Active Directory
3 35 (13.46%) XenApp
4 24 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (6.15%) XenDesktop
6 12 (4.62%) vSphere
6 12 (4.62%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.69%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (2.31%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.38%) vCloud
9 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 95 (36.54%) SCCM
2 14 (5.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (3.08%) SCOM
4 7 (2.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.31%) BladeLogic
6 5 (1.92%) WMI
7 4 (1.54%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.54%) EdgeSight
8 3 (1.15%) AppDNA
8 3 (1.15%) BMC Marimba
9 2 (0.77%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.77%) SAP Afaria
9 2 (0.77%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.77%) SCSM
9 2 (0.77%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.77%) WSUS
9 2 (0.77%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.77%) Control-M
9 2 (0.77%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 101 (38.85%) Microsoft
2 75 (28.85%) Citrix
3 39 (15.00%) VMware
4 18 (6.92%) HP
5 14 (5.38%) AppSense
6 13 (5.00%) Cisco
7 7 (2.69%) BMC
7 7 (2.69%) Apple
8 6 (2.31%) Oracle
8 6 (2.31%) Symantec
8 6 (2.31%) Altiris
8 6 (2.31%) Wyse
8 6 (2.31%) Veeam
9 5 (1.92%) CA
10 4 (1.54%) Sun
11 3 (1.15%) Lotus
11 3 (1.15%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.15%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.77%) Brocade
12 2 (0.77%) Sophos
Guildford, Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago