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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 462 366 387
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +21
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 152 224 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.43% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.47% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 139 91
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£400 £325 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 21
Average hourly rate £26.25 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.81% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £24.75 £16.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £32.85 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.81% +66.07%

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
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
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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 -81 137 £410 +26.22% 15
London -30 58 £400 +18.51% 7
South East -37 33 £540 +66.15% 1
South West -15 23 £513 +61.41% 3
Berkshire +23 22 £545 +49.31% 1
Reading +21 19 £545 +49.31% 1
City of London +13 17 £425 +13.33% 5
Scotland -7 14 £325 +44.44% 2
Bristol -11 12 £545 +70.31% 3
East Midlands +6 5 £260 -13.33%
Yorkshire -1 5 £163 -49.21% 2
Leeds -3 5 £163 -38.67% 2
West Yorkshire -7 5 £163 -38.67% 2
West Midlands -25 4 £140 -37.77% 1
North West -28 4 £300 +27.65% 1
Kent -6 3 - -
Birmingham -7 2 £140 -37.77% 1
Glasgow -8 2 £131 -62.50% 1
East of England -28 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £315 -3.07%
Surrey -31 1 - -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cumbria - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Peterborough - - - -

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 255 (69.11%) Windows
2 167 (45.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 157 (42.55%) Windows 7
4 140 (37.94%) Active Directory
5 137 (37.13%) Microsoft
6 131 (35.50%) SCCM
7 116 (31.44%) MSI
8 98 (26.56%) Citrix
9 89 (24.12%) Windows XP
10 75 (20.33%) Security Cleared
11 70 (18.97%) Hyper-V
12 60 (16.26%) VB
13 56 (15.18%) Migration
14 52 (14.09%) XenDesktop
15 50 (13.55%) XenApp
16 47 (12.74%) PowerShell
16 47 (12.74%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (12.74%) VMware
16 47 (12.74%) SQL
17 46 (12.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 45 (12.20%) Finance
19 43 (11.65%) MS Excel
19 43 (11.65%) SC Cleared
20 41 (11.11%) SharePoint
20 41 (11.11%) Clustering
21 37 (10.03%) VBScript
22 36 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
23 33 (8.94%) Lync
24 31 (8.40%) SharePoint 2013
24 31 (8.40%) Cloud Computing

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 41 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 33 (8.94%) Lync
3 31 (8.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 29 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (7.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 29 (7.86%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (3.52%) MS Exchange
6 9 (2.44%) IIS
7 3 (0.81%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.81%) Apache
7 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 43 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.96%) MS Office
3 4 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 28 (7.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.40%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.81%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.69%) Firewall
2 20 (5.42%) DNS
3 16 (4.34%) LAN
4 15 (4.07%) VPN
5 10 (2.71%) WAN
6 9 (2.44%) NetScaler
7 7 (1.90%) DHCP
8 6 (1.63%) SAN
9 4 (1.08%) SMS
9 4 (1.08%) NAS
10 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.81%) SSL
10 3 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.81%) Wireless
10 3 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.54%) Network Security
11 2 (0.54%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.54%) Intranet
12 1 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.27%) EDMS
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 116 (31.44%) MSI
2 27 (7.32%) Wise Package Studio
3 18 (4.88%) InstallShield
4 16 (4.34%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) NuGet
6 1 (0.27%) StarTeam
General
1 45 (12.20%) Finance
2 25 (6.78%) Banking
3 8 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.08%) Retail
4 4 (1.08%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.27%) Back Office
5 1 (0.27%) Legal
5 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.27%) French Language
5 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (29.54%) Applications Packager
2 36 (9.76%) Architect
3 25 (6.78%) Consultant
4 19 (5.15%) Technical Architect
4 19 (5.15%) Administrator
5 17 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (4.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 16 (4.34%) Desktop Support
7 15 (4.07%) Project Manager
8 13 (3.52%) Analyst
8 13 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (2.98%) Support Engineer
10 10 (2.71%) Technical Leader
11 7 (1.90%) Senior Desktop Engineer
11 7 (1.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 7 (1.90%) Applications Consultant
11 7 (1.90%) Wintel Administrator
11 7 (1.90%) Wintel Systems Administrator
12 6 (1.63%) Applications Support
12 6 (1.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.86%) .NET
2 24 (6.50%) WSH
3 17 (4.61%) Software Packaging
4 6 (1.63%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.08%) Middleware
5 4 (1.08%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.11%) Clustering
2 15 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.71%) Thin Client
3 10 (2.71%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.08%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.08%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.08%) CMDB
8 3 (0.81%) PKI
8 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.54%) User Experience
9 2 (0.54%) SecurID
9 2 (0.54%) NHS
10 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.27%) LIMS
10 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.27%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 255 (69.11%) Windows
2 157 (42.55%) Windows 7
3 89 (24.12%) Windows XP
4 47 (12.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (7.59%) Windows 8
7 22 (5.96%) Windows Vista
8 18 (4.88%) Windows 2000
9 15 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (3.25%) UNIX
11 10 (2.71%) Linux
12 4 (1.08%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.27%) AIX
14 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.27%) Android
14 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.18%) Migration
2 31 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (8.40%) CRM
3 28 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 24 (6.50%) ITIL
6 18 (4.88%) Project Management
7 16 (4.34%) Workflow
8 13 (3.52%) Software Distribution
9 12 (3.25%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (2.98%) SOA
11 10 (2.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (2.44%) Problem Management
12 9 (2.44%) PRINCE2
12 9 (2.44%) Mentoring
13 8 (2.17%) Time Management
14 7 (1.90%) Asset Management
15 6 (1.63%) Service Management
15 6 (1.63%) Change Management
15 6 (1.63%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 60 (16.26%) VB
2 47 (12.74%) SQL
2 47 (12.74%) PowerShell
3 37 (10.03%) VBScript
4 6 (1.63%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.36%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.08%) C
7 3 (0.81%) Tcl
8 2 (0.54%) Python
8 2 (0.54%) REXX
9 1 (0.27%) VBA
9 1 (0.27%) Java
9 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (20.33%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.65%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.61%) DV Cleared
4 16 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.44%) Degree
6 6 (1.63%) PMP
6 6 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (1.63%) MCSE
7 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.08%) MCTS
8 4 (1.08%) MCITP
8 4 (1.08%) CCEA
8 4 (1.08%) CCA
9 3 (0.81%) APMP
9 3 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.81%) CCNA
9 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.54%) CHFI
10 2 (0.54%) MCP
11 1 (0.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.98%) SLA
2 9 (2.44%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 167 (45.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 140 (37.94%) Active Directory
3 70 (18.97%) Hyper-V
4 52 (14.09%) XenDesktop
5 50 (13.55%) XenApp
6 24 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (4.07%) vSphere
8 14 (3.79%) VMware ESX
9 10 (2.71%) XenServer
9 10 (2.71%) Terminal Services
10 9 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (2.17%) Firmware
12 6 (1.63%) Terminal Server
13 5 (1.36%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.81%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.27%) NFS
15 1 (0.27%) UAG
Systems Management
1 131 (35.50%) SCCM
2 46 (12.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (5.15%) SCOM
4 13 (3.52%) HP SIM
5 10 (2.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 9 (2.44%) Control-M
7 8 (2.17%) WSUS
8 7 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.90%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (1.36%) WMI
9 5 (1.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 5 (1.36%) AppDNA
10 4 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.08%) SCSM
10 4 (1.08%) Casper Suite
11 3 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.81%) OpenView
11 3 (0.81%) Unicenter
11 3 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 137 (37.13%) Microsoft
2 98 (26.56%) Citrix
3 47 (12.74%) VMware
4 29 (7.86%) AppSense
5 27 (7.32%) HP
6 24 (6.50%) Altiris
7 12 (3.25%) Wyse
8 10 (2.71%) McAfee
8 10 (2.71%) CA
9 9 (2.44%) Cisco
10 8 (2.17%) Dell
11 7 (1.90%) BMC
11 7 (1.90%) LANDesk
12 6 (1.63%) Symantec
13 4 (1.08%) Oracle
13 4 (1.08%) Adobe
13 4 (1.08%) Lumension
14 3 (0.81%) IBM
14 3 (0.81%) Remedy
14 3 (0.81%) Lotus
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