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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 442 381 367
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -14
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 156 220 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.08% 1.51% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 124 121
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -36.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -36.92%

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
14410 14574 12928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.53% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9549 9635 8141
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 185 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 -57 140 £325 +8.33% 14
London -6 47 £325 - 7
South East -9 43 £338 +29.80% 2
Berkshire +23 37 £338 -22.41%
Yorkshire -5 21 £325 -16.12%
West Yorkshire +3 18 £333 -
Reading +7 16 £338 +18.42%
Scotland -11 16 £320 +2.81% 1
Leeds +1 14 £350 -
South West +19 10 £300 -7.69% 1
Edinburgh +2 10 £320 +137.03%
North West -32 8 £400 +77.77%
City of London +14 6 £388 -
East of England -6 5 £525 +75.00% 4
Hampshire -7 5 £410 +64.00%
Bracknell - 5 £300 -
Hertfordshire -11 4 £438 +45.83% 2
West Midlands -19 4 £288 +36.90%
Bradford - 4 £231 -
Bristol - 4 £295 - 1
North Yorkshire +1 3 £113 -70.83%
Manchester -5 3 £400 +37.93%
Middlesbrough - 3 £113 -
Stevenage - 3 £350 -
Dorset +2 2 £180 -
Erskine -6 2 £435 +36.47%
Glasgow -7 2 £308 +13.36% 1
Renfrewshire -7 2 £435 +36.47%
Hounslow - 2 £313 -
Havant - 2 £410 -

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 216 (66.67%) Windows
2 127 (39.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 121 (37.35%) SCCM
4 119 (36.73%) Windows 7
5 113 (34.88%) Microsoft
6 100 (30.86%) Active Directory
7 94 (29.01%) MSI
8 88 (27.16%) Migration
9 84 (25.93%) Citrix
10 75 (23.15%) Security Cleared
11 57 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 54 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 52 (16.05%) PowerShell
14 48 (14.81%) MS Excel
15 46 (14.20%) VMware
15 46 (14.20%) XenApp
16 43 (13.27%) VBScript
17 38 (11.73%) Windows XP
18 37 (11.42%) HP
19 36 (11.11%) MS Office
19 36 (11.11%) AppSense
20 35 (10.80%) Finance
21 34 (10.49%) SharePoint
21 34 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 33 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
23 30 (9.26%) Project Management
23 30 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
24 27 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
24 27 (8.33%) ITIL
25 26 (8.02%) SQL

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (10.49%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.17%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.63%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (4.01%) Lync
5 10 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.47%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.54%) JBoss
10 4 (1.23%) IIS
10 4 (1.23%) Apache
11 2 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.62%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.31%) WorkSite
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 48 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 36 (11.11%) MS Office
3 9 (2.78%) InfoPath
4 8 (2.47%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.93%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.02%) DNS
2 19 (5.86%) DHCP
2 19 (5.86%) TCP/IP
3 18 (5.56%) SAN
3 18 (5.56%) Firewall
4 15 (4.63%) LAN
5 12 (3.70%) NetScaler
6 10 (3.09%) WAN
7 9 (2.78%) Intranet
7 9 (2.78%) NAS
8 6 (1.85%) VLAN
8 6 (1.85%) VPN
9 3 (0.93%) SSL
9 3 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.93%) SSH
10 2 (0.62%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.31%) Internet
11 1 (0.31%) SMS
11 1 (0.31%) VoIP
11 1 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.40%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.78%) PerformancePoint
4 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.62%) MS Access
7 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 94 (29.01%) MSI
2 20 (6.17%) InstallShield
3 15 (4.63%) AdminStudio
4 9 (2.78%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.23%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.93%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.31%) Ant
8 1 (0.31%) Subversion
8 1 (0.31%) Maven
8 1 (0.31%) JIRA
8 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (10.80%) Finance
2 11 (3.40%) Banking
3 10 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.23%) Local Government
4 4 (1.23%) Publishing
4 4 (1.23%) Legal
5 2 (0.62%) Law
5 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (34.57%) Applications Packager
2 28 (8.64%) Analyst
3 20 (6.17%) Project Manager
4 18 (5.56%) Consultant
5 17 (5.25%) Support Engineer
5 17 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (5.25%) Architect
6 12 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 11 (3.40%) Administrator
8 9 (2.78%) Support Analyst
8 9 (2.78%) SharePoint Architect
9 7 (2.16%) Desktop Support
9 7 (2.16%) Applications Support
9 7 (2.16%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (2.16%) Mac Engineer
10 6 (1.85%) SCCM Engineer
10 6 (1.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 6 (1.85%) Applications Specialist
10 6 (1.85%) Applications Consultant
11 5 (1.54%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.01%) HTML
2 10 (3.09%) Software Packaging
3 9 (2.78%) CSS
3 9 (2.78%) Web Services
3 9 (2.78%) XSL
3 9 (2.78%) XSLT
4 8 (2.47%) Middleware
5 7 (2.16%) J2EE
6 6 (1.85%) .NET
7 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.62%) XML
8 2 (0.62%) WSH
9 1 (0.31%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.31%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.78%) Taxonomies
4 6 (1.85%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.54%) PKI
6 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.62%) Clustering
8 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.31%) NHS
9 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.31%) GIS
9 1 (0.31%) Replication
9 1 (0.31%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.31%) User Experience
9 1 (0.31%) Life Science
9 1 (0.31%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 216 (66.67%) Windows
2 119 (36.73%) Windows 7
3 57 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (11.73%) Windows XP
5 34 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (6.79%) Windows 8
8 15 (4.63%) Linux
9 11 (3.40%) Windows 2000
9 11 (3.40%) UNIX
10 7 (2.16%) Solaris
11 5 (1.54%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.23%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.23%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.16%) Migration
2 30 (9.26%) Project Management
3 27 (8.33%) ITIL
4 20 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (4.01%) Change Management
6 13 (4.01%) Release Management
7 10 (3.09%) Time Management
7 10 (3.09%) Server Building
7 10 (3.09%) Validation
8 9 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (2.78%) B2B
8 9 (2.78%) Content Management
8 9 (2.78%) Security Patching
8 9 (2.78%) Information Architecture
9 8 (2.47%) Open Source
9 8 (2.47%) Software Distribution
10 7 (2.16%) PRINCE2
10 7 (2.16%) Matrix Management
11 6 (1.85%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 52 (16.05%) PowerShell
2 43 (13.27%) VBScript
3 26 (8.02%) SQL
4 23 (7.10%) VB
5 10 (3.09%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.16%) Java
8 5 (1.54%) C
9 4 (1.23%) PHP
9 4 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.62%) REXX
11 2 (0.62%) Tcl
11 2 (0.62%) AppleScript
12 1 (0.31%) C#
12 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (23.15%) Security Cleared
2 54 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.94%) MCSE
5 13 (4.01%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.09%) Degree
7 7 (2.16%) MCITP
8 6 (1.85%) CCEE
8 6 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (1.85%) CCNA
8 6 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.23%) CCIA
9 4 (1.23%) ACTC
9 4 (1.23%) CCEA
10 3 (0.93%) MCSA
10 3 (0.93%) HND
10 3 (0.93%) MCTS
11 2 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.62%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.94%) QA
2 11 (3.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 127 (39.20%) Microsoft App-V
2 100 (30.86%) Active Directory
3 46 (14.20%) XenApp
4 30 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (6.17%) XenDesktop
6 12 (3.70%) vSphere
7 7 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (1.85%) Terminal Server
9 5 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.54%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (1.23%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.62%) XenServer
12 2 (0.62%) UAG
12 2 (0.62%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 121 (37.35%) SCCM
2 27 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (4.32%) WSUS
4 8 (2.47%) SCOM
4 8 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (2.16%) EdgeSight
6 6 (1.85%) WMI
7 5 (1.54%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.23%) Casper Suite
8 4 (1.23%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.93%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.93%) Unicenter
9 3 (0.93%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.93%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.93%) BMC Marimba
10 2 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.62%) SCSM
10 2 (0.62%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 113 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 84 (25.93%) Citrix
3 46 (14.20%) VMware
4 37 (11.42%) HP
5 36 (11.11%) AppSense
6 15 (4.63%) Cisco
7 12 (3.70%) Oracle
7 12 (3.70%) NetApp
7 12 (3.70%) Apple
8 9 (2.78%) Altiris
9 8 (2.47%) Wyse
9 8 (2.47%) EMC
10 7 (2.16%) Symantec
10 7 (2.16%) Sun
11 6 (1.85%) Mercator
11 6 (1.85%) CA
12 5 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.54%) Novell
12 5 (1.54%) BMC
13 4 (1.23%) WorldPay
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