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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packaging
UK
Rank 517 552 472
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -80
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 80 70 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 42 71
Median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.76 £21.00 £21.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.10 £21.00 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £22.16
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.23%

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
36783 41524 39970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.18% 81.75% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24390 26922 25816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 937 1204 1054
Median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +55 76 £355 +1.42% 18
London +31 31 £388 +22.52% 10
East Midlands +22 21 £350 - 3
City of London +12 18 £363 -12.65% 2
Northamptonshire - 12 £325 -
Northampton - 10 £333 -
Derbyshire - 9 £380 - 2
South West +15 7 £325 -
Bristol +2 6 £325 -
West Midlands -5 6 £325 -20.00%
Derby - 6 £385 - 1
South East +10 5 £390 +4.00% 2
Scotland +16 4 £261 +24.40%
Oxfordshire - 4 £388 - 1
Cheshire +25 3 £200 -55.55%
North West +15 3 £200 -44.82%
Birmingham +4 3 £325 +7.88%
West Bromwich - 3 - -
Chester - 3 £200 -
Banbury - 3 £390 -
Edinburgh +13 2 £406 -
North East - 2 £225 -
Leeds +11 1 £300 +4.34% 1
West Yorkshire +10 1 £300 +4.34% 1
Yorkshire +6 1 £300 +4.34% 1
Glasgow +1 1 £115 -54.00%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £135 -
East Kilbride - 1 £135 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Devon - 1 - -

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 138 (66.67%) Windows
2 100 (48.31%) SCCM
3 92 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 85 (41.06%) Microsoft
5 69 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 66 (31.88%) PowerShell
7 58 (28.02%) Citrix
8 52 (25.12%) MSI
9 50 (24.15%) Windows 7
10 48 (23.19%) Windows 10
11 46 (22.22%) VMware
12 44 (21.26%) AppSense
12 44 (21.26%) XenApp
13 42 (20.29%) Security Cleared
14 38 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (18.36%) Windows Server
15 35 (16.91%) SC Cleared
16 33 (15.94%) Migration
17 32 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (10.63%) SQL Server
20 20 (9.66%) Finance
20 20 (9.66%) XenDesktop
21 19 (9.18%) Android
21 19 (9.18%) .NET
21 19 (9.18%) Apple iOS
21 19 (9.18%) Office 365
22 18 (8.70%) Computer Science
22 18 (8.70%) Degree
22 18 (8.70%) Publishing

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 17 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.76%) IIS
3 13 (6.28%) Skype for Business
4 11 (5.31%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.97%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.80%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.18%) Office 365
2 10 (4.83%) GitHub
2 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.83%) OneDrive
3 5 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.45%) IaaS
5 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.97%) G Suite
6 1 (0.48%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.25%) DNS
2 13 (6.28%) DHCP
3 9 (4.35%) NetScaler
4 8 (3.86%) WAN
5 7 (3.38%) LAN
5 7 (3.38%) SAN
5 7 (3.38%) Skype
6 5 (2.42%) Firewall
6 5 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.93%) Bluetooth
7 4 (1.93%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.45%) NAS
9 2 (0.97%) Internet
9 2 (0.97%) Network Security
10 1 (0.48%) GSM
10 1 (0.48%) MPLS
10 1 (0.48%) SMS
10 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.48%) VPN
10 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.48%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (25.12%) MSI
2 8 (3.86%) AdminStudio
2 8 (3.86%) InstallShield
3 5 (2.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.93%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.45%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.97%) FxCop
6 2 (0.97%) JIRA
6 2 (0.97%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.97%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.48%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.48%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.48%) Maven
7 1 (0.48%) Selenium
General
1 20 (9.66%) Finance
2 18 (8.70%) Publishing
3 4 (1.93%) Retail
4 3 (1.45%) Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Legal
5 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (22.22%) Applications Packager
2 20 (9.66%) Analyst
3 19 (9.18%) Windows Engineer
4 18 (8.70%) Consultant
5 15 (7.25%) Applications Engineer
6 12 (5.80%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.86%) Automation Specialist
8 8 (3.86%) Build Automation Specialist
8 8 (3.86%) Mobility Specialist
9 7 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (3.38%) Administrator
9 7 (3.38%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (3.38%) SCCM Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (2.90%) Citrix Engineer
10 6 (2.90%) IT Support
10 6 (2.90%) SCCM Consultant
10 6 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.90%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.18%) .NET
2 12 (5.80%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.45%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.97%) Web Services
5 1 (0.48%) COM
5 1 (0.48%) JMS
5 1 (0.48%) JNDI
5 1 (0.48%) Spring
5 1 (0.48%) Spring MVC
5 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.90%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.90%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.42%) Clustering
7 5 (2.42%) User Experience
7 5 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.45%) Social Network
9 3 (1.45%) Wiki
10 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.97%) Replication
10 2 (0.97%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.48%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 138 (66.67%) Windows
2 50 (24.15%) Windows 7
3 48 (23.19%) Windows 10
4 38 (18.36%) Windows Server
5 32 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (9.18%) Android
7 19 (9.18%) Apple iOS
8 15 (7.25%) Linux
9 12 (5.80%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.42%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.48%) Unix
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.94%) Migration
2 17 (8.21%) ITIL
3 15 (7.25%) Virtual Environments
4 14 (6.76%) Application Virtualisation
5 12 (5.80%) Application Discovery
6 10 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.83%) Software Deployment
7 9 (4.35%) Patch Management
7 9 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (4.35%) Software Delivery
8 8 (3.86%) Build Automation
8 8 (3.86%) Service Management
8 8 (3.86%) Workflow
9 7 (3.38%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.38%) Release Management
9 7 (3.38%) Validation
10 6 (2.90%) CRM
10 6 (2.90%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 66 (31.88%) PowerShell
2 17 (8.21%) VBScript
3 15 (7.25%) SQL
4 11 (5.31%) VB
5 4 (1.93%) Java
6 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.48%) C
7 1 (0.48%) C#
7 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 42 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 35 (16.91%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.70%) Degree
4 17 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.80%) MCSE
6 5 (2.42%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.45%) CCNA
7 3 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.97%) MCP
8 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.97%) SAP Certification
8 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.48%) CCA
9 1 (0.48%) GISP
9 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) MCSA
9 1 (0.48%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.45%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.97%) ISO22301
2 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 69 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 44 (21.26%) XenApp
4 38 (18.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (9.66%) XenDesktop
6 12 (5.80%) Hyper-V
7 11 (5.31%) BitLocker
8 9 (4.35%) VMware ESX
9 8 (3.86%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.45%) vSphere
11 2 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.97%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 100 (48.31%) SCCM
2 16 (7.73%) AirWatch
3 14 (6.76%) Ansible
4 13 (6.28%) vRealize
5 9 (4.35%) WSUS
6 8 (3.86%) Packer
7 6 (2.90%) Sysprep
8 5 (2.42%) Puppet
8 5 (2.42%) SCOM
9 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.93%) ThinApp
9 4 (1.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 3 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (1.45%) WMI
11 2 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.48%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.48%) Casper Suite
12 1 (0.48%) Terraform
12 1 (0.48%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 85 (41.06%) Microsoft
2 58 (28.02%) Citrix
3 46 (22.22%) VMware
4 44 (21.26%) AppSense
5 14 (6.76%) Intel Security
6 13 (6.28%) HP
7 6 (2.90%) LANDesk
8 5 (2.42%) Dell
9 4 (1.93%) Apple
9 4 (1.93%) Cisco
9 4 (1.93%) Google
9 4 (1.93%) SolidFire
9 4 (1.93%) TOWER Software
10 3 (1.45%) Altiris
10 3 (1.45%) CommVault
10 3 (1.45%) Oracle
10 3 (1.45%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.97%) Autodesk
11 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.97%) SAP
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