The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 508 545 464
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -81
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 148 109 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 64 122
Median daily rate £325 £319 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £430 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £26.75 £22.50 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £18.10 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £32.50 £138.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +60.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44605 46363 44678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.11% 81.03% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 30319 27925
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1156 1285 1224
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.57 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 26 September 2016.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
England +46 120 £330 +1.53% 16
Scotland +18 32 £285 -2.97%
London -1 28 £396 +17.40% 4
South East +13 22 £366 +8.51% 4
Yorkshire +18 19 £285 +32.55% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 18 £300 +57.89%
North East -12 18 £300 +57.89%
Tyne and Wear -13 18 £300 +57.89%
Erskine - 18 £308 -
Renfrewshire - 18 £308 -
North Yorkshire +12 12 - - 1
York - 12 - - 1
East of England +11 10 £278 -14.61%
Glasgow +8 8 £250 -11.89%
North West +12 7 £288 -0.86% 2
Surrey - 7 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £215 -
Cambridge - 7 £215 -
South West +16 6 £320 +6.66% 2
Berkshire +3 6 £351 +4.07%
West Midlands -26 6 £328 +9.16%
Staines - 6 £413 - 1
Hampshire +3 5 £340 -8.47%
East Midlands - 5 £438 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £351 -
Wiltshire +14 3 £320 +6.66% 1
City of London +12 3 £388 +6.89%
West Yorkshire +7 3 £300 +39.53% 1
Edinburgh +6 3 - -
East Yorkshire -3 3 £285 -8.06% 1

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 200 (70.42%) Windows
2 160 (56.34%) Active Directory
3 140 (49.30%) Microsoft
4 120 (42.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 111 (39.08%) Citrix
6 105 (36.97%) VMware
7 89 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 84 (29.58%) PowerShell
8 84 (29.58%) SCCM
9 82 (28.87%) SQL Server
10 78 (27.46%) Windows Server
11 77 (27.11%) MSI
12 67 (23.59%) AppSense
13 63 (22.18%) Security Cleared
14 53 (18.66%) SC Cleared
15 51 (17.96%) Migration
15 51 (17.96%) XenApp
16 49 (17.25%) SQL
17 48 (16.90%) HP
17 48 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
18 46 (16.20%) Windows 7
19 45 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
20 42 (14.79%) MS Excel
21 40 (14.08%) Windows 10
22 38 (13.38%) DNS
22 38 (13.38%) Clustering
23 36 (12.68%) ITIL
23 36 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
24 35 (12.32%) IIS
25 33 (11.62%) VBScript

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills 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 35 (12.32%) IIS
2 25 (8.80%) SharePoint
3 24 (8.45%) Skype for Business
4 23 (8.10%) IBM Notes
5 21 (7.39%) Apache
6 17 (5.99%) OpenStack
7 12 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (3.52%) MS Exchange
9 9 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (2.82%) NServiceBus
11 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.35%) Confluence
14 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.39%) Office 365
2 10 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.17%) IaaS
4 8 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.46%) GitHub
6 5 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.70%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.38%) DNS
2 30 (10.56%) NetScaler
3 28 (9.86%) DHCP
4 22 (7.75%) Firewall
5 8 (2.82%) Network Security
5 8 (2.82%) Skype
6 5 (1.76%) Internet
7 4 (1.41%) iSCSI
7 4 (1.41%) LAN
7 4 (1.41%) Wireshark
8 3 (1.06%) PCoIP
8 3 (1.06%) Softphone
9 2 (0.70%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.70%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.70%) LDAP
9 2 (0.70%) WAN
10 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.35%) SMS
10 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (28.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.70%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 77 (27.11%) MSI
2 10 (3.52%) AdminStudio
2 10 (3.52%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.17%) InstallShield
3 9 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.82%) FxCop
4 8 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (2.82%) StyleCop
5 2 (0.70%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.70%) JIRA
5 2 (0.70%) Subversion
5 2 (0.70%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.35%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.35%) Maven
6 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 25 (8.80%) Publishing
2 19 (6.69%) Finance
3 4 (1.41%) Banking
3 4 (1.41%) Retail
4 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.70%) Law
5 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Electronics
6 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Local Government
6 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (20.42%) Applications Packager
2 30 (10.56%) Analyst
3 23 (8.10%) Support Engineer
4 21 (7.39%) Windows Engineer
5 19 (6.69%) Applications Engineer
6 17 (5.99%) Architect
6 17 (5.99%) Support Analyst
7 14 (4.93%) Citrix Specialist
8 13 (4.58%) Consultant
9 12 (4.23%) Desktop Support
10 11 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (3.87%) Citrix Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) VMware Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) Windows Support Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) Wintel Engineer
10 11 (3.87%) Wintel Support
11 10 (3.52%) Desktop Analyst
11 10 (3.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 8 (2.82%) Applications Specialist
12 8 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.75%) .NET
2 21 (7.39%) Middleware
3 13 (4.58%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.06%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.06%) XML
5 2 (0.70%) LAMP
5 2 (0.70%) REST
5 2 (0.70%) SOAP
6 1 (0.35%) COM
6 1 (0.35%) HTML
6 1 (0.35%) JMS
6 1 (0.35%) JNDI
6 1 (0.35%) Spring
6 1 (0.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.38%) Clustering
2 33 (11.62%) Data Centre
3 22 (7.75%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.75%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (5.99%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.58%) Mobile App
6 12 (4.23%) Client/Server
6 12 (4.23%) Social Network
7 11 (3.87%) Fat Client
7 11 (3.87%) Thin Client
8 10 (3.52%) CMDB
9 8 (2.82%) Blackberry
10 7 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.70%) iPad
11 2 (0.70%) iPhone
11 2 (0.70%) Life Science
11 2 (0.70%) User Experience
11 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.35%) BYOD
12 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 200 (70.42%) Windows
2 78 (27.46%) Windows Server
3 48 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (16.20%) Windows 7
5 40 (14.08%) Windows 10
6 36 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (6.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (6.34%) Windows XP
8 15 (5.28%) Android
8 15 (5.28%) Apple iOS
9 12 (4.23%) Linux
9 12 (4.23%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (1.76%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.70%) Debian
12 2 (0.70%) Unix
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.96%) Migration
2 36 (12.68%) ITIL
3 30 (10.56%) CRM
3 30 (10.56%) High Availability
4 28 (9.86%) Virtual Environments
5 26 (9.15%) Application Virtualisation
6 24 (8.45%) Configuration Management
6 24 (8.45%) Software Delivery
7 21 (7.39%) Workflow
8 19 (6.69%) ITIL V3
9 18 (6.34%) Change Management
9 18 (6.34%) Service Delivery
10 17 (5.99%) Application Discovery
11 16 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (4.93%) Incident Management
12 14 (4.93%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (4.23%) TOGAF
14 11 (3.87%) Service Management
15 10 (3.52%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (29.58%) PowerShell
2 49 (17.25%) SQL
3 33 (11.62%) VBScript
4 7 (2.46%) Java
4 7 (2.46%) VB
5 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.06%) C
7 2 (0.70%) Perl
7 2 (0.70%) Python
8 1 (0.35%) C#
8 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 63 (22.18%) Security Cleared
2 53 (18.66%) SC Cleared
3 45 (15.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (8.10%) Degree
5 11 (3.87%) MCSE
6 3 (1.06%) CCA
6 3 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.70%) ISEB
7 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.70%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.28%) SLA
2 6 (2.11%) QA
3 4 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.06%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 160 (56.34%) Active Directory
2 120 (42.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 89 (31.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (17.96%) XenApp
5 29 (10.21%) XenDesktop
6 21 (7.39%) Terminal Services
7 19 (6.69%) Hyper-V
8 15 (5.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 15 (5.28%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.76%) MetaFrame
9 5 (1.76%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (1.41%) vSphere
11 3 (1.06%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.06%) XenServer
12 2 (0.70%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.70%) Gluster
12 2 (0.70%) NFS
12 2 (0.70%) SpamAssassin
12 2 (0.70%) Squid
13 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 84 (29.58%) SCCM
2 33 (11.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 29 (10.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 21 (7.39%) OpenView
4 21 (7.39%) Perfmon
5 16 (5.63%) HP SIM
6 14 (4.93%) AirWatch
6 14 (4.93%) SCOM
7 13 (4.58%) Ansible
8 12 (4.23%) WSUS
9 10 (3.52%) vRealize
10 9 (3.17%) ThinApp
11 8 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (2.82%) Packer
11 8 (2.82%) Puppet
12 4 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (1.41%) Trend Micro Deep Security
13 3 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.70%) Cacti
14 2 (0.70%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 140 (49.30%) Microsoft
2 111 (39.08%) Citrix
3 105 (36.97%) VMware
4 67 (23.59%) AppSense
5 48 (16.90%) HP
6 27 (9.51%) Oracle
7 23 (8.10%) Lotus
8 18 (6.34%) Altiris
9 10 (3.52%) Wyse
10 8 (2.82%) SaltStack
11 6 (2.11%) IBM
11 6 (2.11%) NetApp
12 5 (1.76%) Google
12 5 (1.76%) Intel Security
12 5 (1.76%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.76%) Symantec
13 4 (1.41%) Cisco
13 4 (1.41%) SolidFire
13 4 (1.41%) TOWER Software
14 3 (1.06%) Dell
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago