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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 506 471 418
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -53
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 135 167 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.31% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.39% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 103 116
Median daily rate £338 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £193 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +29.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £25.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.00 £43.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+29.00% +19.04%

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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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
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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 -62 103 £338 +3.84% 12
Scotland -1 29 £360 +12.50% 3
London -23 29 £400 +23.07% 6
North West +7 25 £350 -12.50% 2
Manchester +7 17 £338 -18.18% 1
Edinburgh -2 14 £300 -6.25% 2
North East -33 14 £318 - 1
South East -45 14 £305 -9.62% 2
Tyne and Wear - 14 £318 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 14 £318 -
Renfrewshire -28 11 £410 -5.74% 1
Erskine -30 11 £410 -5.74%
East of England +10 7 £350 -33.33%
Cheshire -3 7 £444 +11.00%
West Midlands -6 5 £325 +13.04%
City of London +42 4 £350 +35.92% 2
South West -13 4 £313 +4.16%
Berkshire -38 4 £310 -8.14% 1
East Midlands - 4 £225 - 1
Warrington - 4 £492 -
Bristol +1 3 £313 +5.93%
West Sussex -24 3 £300 -
Kent - 3 £390 -
Spalding - 3 - -
Lincolnshire - 3 - -
Birmingham +2 2 - -
Coventry -3 2 £350 +100.00%
Surrey -10 2 £375 +7.14%
Croydon -10 2 £348 +6.92%
Leeds -17 2 - -

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 145 (71.43%) Windows
2 115 (56.65%) Active Directory
3 102 (50.25%) Citrix
4 100 (49.26%) VMware
5 93 (45.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 92 (45.32%) Microsoft
7 79 (38.92%) Windows Server
8 66 (32.51%) SCCM
8 66 (32.51%) VMware Infrastructure
9 65 (32.02%) AppSense
10 62 (30.54%) PowerShell
11 61 (30.05%) SQL Server
12 55 (27.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 49 (24.14%) HP
13 49 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
14 44 (21.67%) Windows 7
15 42 (20.69%) NetScaler
16 41 (20.20%) MSI
17 39 (19.21%) Security Cleared
18 38 (18.72%) Finance
19 35 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
20 34 (16.75%) ITIL
21 33 (16.26%) XenApp
22 32 (15.76%) SC Cleared
23 30 (14.78%) Data Centre
24 27 (13.30%) SQL
24 27 (13.30%) DNS
25 26 (12.81%) Migration
25 26 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
26 25 (12.32%) 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 13 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.93%) IIS
2 10 (4.93%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.43%) Skype for Business
4 8 (3.94%) Apache
4 8 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.94%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.46%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.97%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.46%) Office 365
3 4 (1.97%) IaaS
4 3 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.69%) NetScaler
2 27 (13.30%) DNS
3 15 (7.39%) DHCP
4 10 (4.93%) Firewall
5 9 (4.43%) Skype
6 4 (1.97%) Network Security
6 4 (1.97%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.48%) PCoIP
7 3 (1.48%) Softphone
8 2 (0.99%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.99%) LDAP
9 1 (0.49%) DSL
9 1 (0.49%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (30.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.99%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (20.20%) MSI
2 7 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.45%) InstallShield
2 7 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.97%) FxCop
3 4 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (1.97%) StyleCop
4 3 (1.48%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.99%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.99%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.49%) Maven
6 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
General
1 38 (18.72%) Finance
2 12 (5.91%) Banking
3 10 (4.93%) Publishing
4 9 (4.43%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.99%) Electronics
6 2 (0.99%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Military
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (17.24%) Analyst
2 27 (13.30%) Applications Packager
3 25 (12.32%) Citrix Specialist
4 20 (9.85%) Wintel Engineer
5 15 (7.39%) Citrix Engineer
5 15 (7.39%) Support Engineer
5 15 (7.39%) VMware Engineer
6 13 (6.40%) Desktop Analyst
7 12 (5.91%) Consultant
7 12 (5.91%) Desktop Support
7 12 (5.91%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.42%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (4.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 9 (4.43%) Administrator
10 9 (4.43%) PowerShell Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (3.94%) Wintel Support
12 6 (2.96%) Citrix Expert
13 5 (2.46%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.87%) .NET
2 9 (4.43%) HTML
3 8 (3.94%) Middleware
4 4 (1.97%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.99%) LAMP
5 2 (0.99%) REST
5 2 (0.99%) SOAP
5 2 (0.99%) XML
6 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.78%) Data Centre
2 23 (11.33%) Fat Client
2 23 (11.33%) Thin Client
3 19 (9.36%) Clustering
4 11 (5.42%) Client/Server
4 11 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.94%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.46%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.97%) Life Science
9 3 (1.48%) CMDB
10 2 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.99%) User Experience
11 1 (0.49%) NHS
11 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 145 (71.43%) Windows
2 79 (38.92%) Windows Server
3 55 (27.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 44 (21.67%) Windows 7
6 35 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (9.36%) Windows 10
8 18 (8.87%) Windows XP
9 11 (5.42%) Linux
10 3 (1.48%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.48%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.48%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.99%) Debian
11 2 (0.99%) Unix
12 1 (0.49%) Android
12 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.75%) ITIL
2 26 (12.81%) Migration
3 17 (8.37%) Change Management
3 17 (8.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (7.88%) Configuration Management
5 14 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (6.90%) Project Management
5 14 (6.90%) Software Delivery
6 13 (6.40%) High Availability
6 13 (6.40%) IT Governance
7 12 (5.91%) Application Discovery
7 12 (5.91%) Incident Management
8 11 (5.42%) Risk Management
8 11 (5.42%) Workflow
9 10 (4.93%) Open Source
9 10 (4.93%) Service Management
10 9 (4.43%) Application Virtualisation
10 9 (4.43%) ITIL V3
10 9 (4.43%) Server Building
11 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (30.54%) PowerShell
2 27 (13.30%) SQL
3 25 (12.32%) VBScript
4 9 (4.43%) C#
5 8 (3.94%) VB
6 7 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.48%) Perl
7 3 (1.48%) Python
8 2 (0.99%) Java
9 1 (0.49%) AWK
9 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.49%) C
9 1 (0.49%) C-shell
9 1 (0.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 39 (19.21%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.76%) SC Cleared
3 26 (12.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.94%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (2.96%) CCAA
5 6 (2.96%) Degree
6 5 (2.46%) MCSA
7 4 (1.97%) CCENT
7 4 (1.97%) ISEB
7 4 (1.97%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.97%) MCSE
8 3 (1.48%) CCA
8 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.49%) CCEE
10 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (2.46%) SLA
2 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 115 (56.65%) Active Directory
2 93 (45.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 66 (32.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (16.26%) XenApp
5 21 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 19 (9.36%) vSphere
7 15 (7.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 12 (5.91%) VMware ESX
9 11 (5.42%) Hyper-V
10 8 (3.94%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.97%) XenServer
12 3 (1.48%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.99%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.99%) Gluster
13 2 (0.99%) NFS
13 2 (0.99%) SpamAssassin
13 2 (0.99%) Squid
14 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 66 (32.51%) SCCM
2 19 (9.36%) HP SIM
3 16 (7.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (6.40%) SCOM
5 9 (4.43%) EdgeSight
5 9 (4.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 8 (3.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (3.94%) OpenView
6 8 (3.94%) Perfmon
6 8 (3.94%) WSUS
7 6 (2.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (2.96%) ThinApp
8 4 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.97%) Puppet
9 3 (1.48%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.48%) Control-M
9 3 (1.48%) IBM BigFix
9 3 (1.48%) Windows Intune
10 2 (0.99%) Nagios
10 2 (0.99%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 102 (50.25%) Citrix
2 100 (49.26%) VMware
3 92 (45.32%) Microsoft
4 65 (32.02%) AppSense
5 49 (24.14%) HP
6 20 (9.85%) Wyse
7 18 (8.87%) Altiris
8 16 (7.88%) Oracle
8 16 (7.88%) Symantec
9 11 (5.42%) CA
9 11 (5.42%) Cisco
10 8 (3.94%) Lotus
11 6 (2.96%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.46%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.97%) NetApp
13 4 (1.97%) SaltStack
14 3 (1.48%) Apple
14 3 (1.48%) Avaya
14 3 (1.48%) BMC
15 2 (0.99%) Google
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