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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 516 552 457
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -95
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 137 106 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.18% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 63 129
Median daily rate £315 £319 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.24% +2.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £440 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.75 £24.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £23.75 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £33.75 £137.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
44771 46893 44277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 80.29% 78.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29557 30468 27430
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1110 1273 1193
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +33.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +28 118 £323 +1.10% 11
London -2 31 £315 -11.88% 5
South East +12 20 £350 +3.70% 4
Scotland +22 19 £250 -16.66% 1
Yorkshire +4 18 £285 +32.55% 1
North East -12 14 £260 +36.84%
Tyne and Wear -13 14 £260 +36.84%
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 14 £260 +36.84%
North Yorkshire +10 12 - -
York - 12 - -
East of England +17 8 £278 -14.61%
North West +9 8 £300 +3.44%
Edinburgh +7 7 £425 -
Berkshire -7 7 £358 +5.92% 1
Cambridge - 7 £215 -
East Midlands - 7 £438 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £215 -
Glasgow +10 6 £250 -20.00%
West Midlands -26 6 £325 +8.33% 1
South West +7 5 £320 -28.08%
Bracknell -2 5 £358 +34.90%
Surrey - 5 £375 - 2
Coventry - 5 £325 -
West Sussex - 4 £325 - 1
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Spalding - 4 - -
City of London +21 3 £400 +10.34% 1
Wiltshire +8 3 £320 +6.66%
West Yorkshire +3 3 £300 +39.53% 1
Manchester -3 3 £300 +17.64%

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 197 (72.16%) Windows
2 150 (54.95%) Active Directory
3 143 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 123 (45.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 115 (42.12%) Citrix
6 108 (39.56%) VMware
7 87 (31.87%) SCCM
7 87 (31.87%) VMware Infrastructure
8 78 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 78 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 73 (26.74%) MSI
10 71 (26.01%) PowerShell
11 66 (24.18%) AppSense
12 54 (19.78%) SQL
12 54 (19.78%) Windows 7
13 53 (19.41%) Security Cleared
14 52 (19.05%) HP
15 49 (17.95%) Migration
16 47 (17.22%) XenApp
17 44 (16.12%) SC Cleared
18 43 (15.75%) ITIL
19 42 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
19 42 (15.38%) Windows 10
20 41 (15.02%) Clustering
21 39 (14.29%) MS Excel
21 39 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
22 38 (13.92%) NetScaler
22 38 (13.92%) DNS
23 37 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
24 34 (12.45%) 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 29 (10.62%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.16%) Skype for Business
3 23 (8.42%) IBM Notes
3 23 (8.42%) IIS
4 21 (7.69%) Apache
5 14 (5.13%) MS Exchange
6 13 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.93%) NServiceBus
10 6 (2.20%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.37%) Confluence
14 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (7.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (4.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.86%) Office 365
2 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.30%) IaaS
4 8 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.10%) GitHub
7 2 (0.73%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.92%) DNS
1 38 (13.92%) NetScaler
2 27 (9.89%) DHCP
3 22 (8.06%) Firewall
4 11 (4.03%) Skype
5 8 (2.93%) Network Security
6 4 (1.47%) Internet
6 4 (1.47%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.10%) PCoIP
7 3 (1.10%) Softphone
8 2 (0.73%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.73%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.73%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.73%) LAN
8 2 (0.73%) LDAP
9 1 (0.37%) SAN
9 1 (0.37%) SMS
9 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.37%) VoIP
9 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.93%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.73%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 73 (26.74%) MSI
2 10 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.66%) InstallShield
3 9 (3.30%) AdminStudio
3 9 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.93%) FxCop
4 8 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (2.93%) StyleCop
5 2 (0.73%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.73%) JIRA
5 2 (0.73%) Subversion
5 2 (0.73%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.37%) Build Forge
6 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.37%) Maven
6 1 (0.37%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 30 (10.99%) Finance
2 21 (7.69%) Publishing
3 10 (3.66%) Banking
4 6 (2.20%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.73%) Law
6 2 (0.73%) Local Government
6 2 (0.73%) Retail
6 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (20.15%) Applications Packager
2 34 (12.45%) Analyst
3 22 (8.06%) Support Engineer
3 22 (8.06%) Windows Engineer
4 19 (6.96%) Applications Engineer
4 19 (6.96%) Citrix Specialist
5 17 (6.23%) Architect
6 16 (5.86%) Wintel Engineer
7 15 (5.49%) Support Analyst
7 15 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
8 14 (5.13%) Citrix Engineer
9 13 (4.76%) Consultant
9 13 (4.76%) Desktop Support
10 12 (4.40%) Desktop Analyst
11 11 (4.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 11 (4.03%) Windows Support Engineer
11 11 (4.03%) Wintel Support
12 9 (3.30%) SCCM Engineer
13 8 (2.93%) Applications Specialist
13 8 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.69%) Middleware
2 15 (5.49%) .NET
3 6 (2.20%) HTML
4 3 (1.10%) XML
5 2 (0.73%) LAMP
5 2 (0.73%) REST
5 2 (0.73%) SOAP
5 2 (0.73%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.37%) COM
6 1 (0.37%) JMS
6 1 (0.37%) JNDI
6 1 (0.37%) Spring
6 1 (0.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.02%) Clustering
2 27 (9.89%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.96%) Fat Client
3 19 (6.96%) Thin Client
4 18 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.40%) Social Network
7 11 (4.03%) Client/Server
8 10 (3.66%) CMDB
9 9 (3.30%) Blackberry
10 7 (2.56%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.10%) Life Science
12 2 (0.73%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.73%) iPad
12 2 (0.73%) iPhone
12 2 (0.73%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 197 (72.16%) Windows
2 78 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 54 (19.78%) Windows 7
4 42 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 42 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (8.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (6.96%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.03%) Linux
9 5 (1.83%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.10%) Unix
10 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.73%) Android
11 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.73%) Debian
11 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.95%) Migration
2 43 (15.75%) ITIL
3 30 (10.99%) CRM
3 30 (10.99%) High Availability
4 27 (9.89%) Configuration Management
5 23 (8.42%) Change Management
6 21 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 20 (7.33%) Service Delivery
8 19 (6.96%) Application Virtualisation
8 19 (6.96%) Software Delivery
9 18 (6.59%) Virtual Environments
10 17 (6.23%) Application Discovery
10 17 (6.23%) Incident Management
10 17 (6.23%) Workflow
11 16 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (4.76%) Problem Management
12 13 (4.76%) Project Management
12 13 (4.76%) Service Management
13 11 (4.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 71 (26.01%) PowerShell
2 54 (19.78%) SQL
3 34 (12.45%) VBScript
4 10 (3.66%) VB
5 7 (2.56%) Java
6 6 (2.20%) C#
7 5 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.10%) C
9 2 (0.73%) Perl
9 2 (0.73%) Python
10 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (19.41%) Security Cleared
2 44 (16.12%) SC Cleared
3 37 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.93%) Degree
5 5 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (1.47%) ISEB
6 4 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.47%) MCSE
7 3 (1.10%) CCA
8 2 (0.73%) CCAA
8 2 (0.73%) CCENT
8 2 (0.73%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.73%) MCSA
8 2 (0.73%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.37%) GISP
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.49%) SLA
2 6 (2.20%) QA
3 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.10%) ISO22301
4 3 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 150 (54.95%) Active Directory
2 123 (45.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 87 (31.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (17.22%) XenApp
5 28 (10.26%) XenDesktop
6 21 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 21 (7.69%) Terminal Services
7 15 (5.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 15 (5.49%) VMware ESX
8 13 (4.76%) vSphere
9 6 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.83%) MetaFrame
11 3 (1.10%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.10%) XenServer
12 2 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
12 2 (0.73%) Gluster
12 2 (0.73%) NFS
12 2 (0.73%) SpamAssassin
12 2 (0.73%) Squid
13 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 87 (31.87%) SCCM
2 33 (12.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 29 (10.62%) Microsoft Clustering
4 22 (8.06%) HP SIM
5 21 (7.69%) OpenView
5 21 (7.69%) Perfmon
6 17 (6.23%) SCOM
7 11 (4.03%) WSUS
8 9 (3.30%) ThinApp
9 8 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (2.93%) Puppet
10 6 (2.20%) EdgeSight
10 6 (2.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 6 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.47%) Ansible
12 4 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.73%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.73%) Packer
13 2 (0.73%) vRealize
Vendors
1 143 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 115 (42.12%) Citrix
3 108 (39.56%) VMware
4 66 (24.18%) AppSense
5 52 (19.05%) HP
6 29 (10.62%) Oracle
7 23 (8.42%) Lotus
8 17 (6.23%) Altiris
9 14 (5.13%) Wyse
10 10 (3.66%) Symantec
11 8 (2.93%) Cisco
11 8 (2.93%) SaltStack
12 7 (2.56%) CA
13 6 (2.20%) IBM
13 6 (2.20%) NetApp
14 5 (1.83%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.47%) Google
15 4 (1.47%) Intel Security
16 3 (1.10%) Apple
16 3 (1.10%) Avaya
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