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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 482 394 355
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -39
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 132 211 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.40% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.88% 1.42% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 139 155
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£320 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -31.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.05 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £26.45 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+34.83% -31.53%

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
15015 14830 13994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.38% 28.03% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10059 9618 8801
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 226 212 337
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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 -75 122 £325 +3.17% 21
London -29 40 £325 - 12
South East -36 38 £338 +7.14% 3
Berkshire +24 35 £338 -13.46% 2
Reading +7 15 £338 -10.89% 1
Yorkshire -14 15 £218 -37.85% 2
West Yorkshire -11 11 £250 - 2
North West -18 11 £290 +18.36% 1
Scotland -17 10 £308 -3.52% 4
Leeds - 8 £320 - 2
East of England -10 7 £431 +36.90% 1
West Midlands +2 6 £300 +11.62%
Bracknell - 5 £300 -
Edinburgh -4 4 - - 1
Glasgow -9 4 £310 +77.14% 2
City of London -9 4 £425 +38.21% 1
Birmingham -3 3 £300 -
Cheshire -4 3 £320 +30.61%
Bradford -6 3 £188 -
North Yorkshire -7 3 £175 -54.83%
Hampshire -11 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 £438 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £319 - 1
Norwich +11 2 £500 +127.27%
Norfolk -1 2 £500 +127.27%
Essex -8 2 £329 -12.33%
South West -21 2 £449 +54.74% 1
Tyne and Wear -21 2 £190 -15.55%
North East -23 2 £190 -15.55%
Stevenage - 2 £350 -

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 212 (69.97%) Windows
2 120 (39.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 111 (36.63%) SCCM
4 109 (35.97%) Windows 7
5 106 (34.98%) Microsoft
6 101 (33.33%) MSI
7 95 (31.35%) Active Directory
8 79 (26.07%) Citrix
9 75 (24.75%) Migration
10 71 (23.43%) Security Cleared
11 55 (18.15%) SC Cleared
12 53 (17.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (15.51%) PowerShell
14 44 (14.52%) MS Excel
15 42 (13.86%) VBScript
15 42 (13.86%) VMware
16 39 (12.87%) XenApp
17 36 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
17 36 (11.88%) Windows XP
18 34 (11.22%) Finance
19 33 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
20 32 (10.56%) SharePoint
21 31 (10.23%) MS Office
21 31 (10.23%) HP
22 29 (9.57%) Project Management
23 28 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
23 28 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
23 28 (9.24%) Data Centre
24 27 (8.91%) AppSense
25 26 (8.58%) VB

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 32 (10.56%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.61%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.29%) Lync
4 10 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.97%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.99%) IIS
10 2 (0.66%) JBoss
10 2 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.66%) Apache
10 2 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 44 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 31 (10.23%) MS Office
3 8 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.65%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.99%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.25%) DNS
2 22 (7.26%) TCP/IP
3 20 (6.60%) Firewall
4 17 (5.61%) DHCP
5 12 (3.96%) SAN
6 11 (3.63%) LAN
7 10 (3.30%) NetScaler
8 8 (2.64%) VLAN
8 8 (2.64%) NAS
9 7 (2.31%) WAN
10 5 (1.65%) Intranet
11 4 (1.32%) Network Security
11 4 (1.32%) VPN
12 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.66%) SSH
13 2 (0.66%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.66%) SSL
13 2 (0.66%) HTTP
14 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.65%) PerformancePoint
2 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (1.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.66%) MS Access
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 101 (33.33%) MSI
2 20 (6.60%) InstallShield
3 14 (4.62%) AdminStudio
4 8 (2.64%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (1.32%) Fiddler
5 4 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.99%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.66%) Ant
7 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.33%) Subversion
8 1 (0.33%) Maven
8 1 (0.33%) JIRA
8 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (11.22%) Finance
2 11 (3.63%) Banking
3 10 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.65%) Local Government
5 4 (1.32%) Publishing
5 4 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 102 (33.66%) Applications Packager
2 33 (10.89%) Analyst
3 20 (6.60%) Project Manager
4 15 (4.95%) Support Engineer
5 14 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (4.62%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.29%) Architect
7 12 (3.96%) Coordinator
7 12 (3.96%) Consultant
7 12 (3.96%) Support Analyst
8 8 (2.64%) Administrator
8 8 (2.64%) Desktop Support
8 8 (2.64%) Mac Engineer
9 7 (2.31%) Applications Support
9 7 (2.31%) Applications Consultant
9 7 (2.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (1.98%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (1.65%) Applications Specialist
11 5 (1.65%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (1.65%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.63%) Software Packaging
2 7 (2.31%) HTML
3 5 (1.65%) .NET
3 5 (1.65%) XSL
3 5 (1.65%) XSLT
3 5 (1.65%) CSS
3 5 (1.65%) Web Services
4 4 (1.32%) Middleware
4 4 (1.32%) J2EE
5 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.66%) ODBC
6 2 (0.66%) WSH
6 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.24%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.65%) Taxonomies
3 5 (1.65%) Blackberry
4 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
4 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
4 3 (0.99%) PKI
4 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.66%) CMDB
5 2 (0.66%) Clustering
5 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.66%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.33%) NHS
6 1 (0.33%) GIS
6 1 (0.33%) Wiki
6 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 212 (69.97%) Windows
2 109 (35.97%) Windows 7
3 53 (17.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (11.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (11.88%) Windows XP
5 33 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (6.60%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.31%) UNIX
7 7 (2.31%) Linux
7 7 (2.31%) Windows 2000
8 5 (1.65%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.65%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.32%) Solaris
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.75%) Migration
2 29 (9.57%) Project Management
3 28 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (8.25%) ITIL
5 18 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (3.30%) Release Management
6 10 (3.30%) Change Management
6 10 (3.30%) Validation
6 10 (3.30%) Time Management
6 10 (3.30%) Server Building
7 8 (2.64%) Patch Management
7 8 (2.64%) PRINCE2
7 8 (2.64%) Matrix Management
8 7 (2.31%) Change Control
9 6 (1.98%) Software Delivery
9 6 (1.98%) Workflow
9 6 (1.98%) Security Patching
10 5 (1.65%) Service Delivery
10 5 (1.65%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (1.65%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.51%) PowerShell
2 42 (13.86%) VBScript
3 26 (8.58%) VB
4 20 (6.60%) SQL
5 6 (1.98%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.65%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.32%) C
7 4 (1.32%) Java
7 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.66%) PHP
8 2 (0.66%) REXX
8 2 (0.66%) Tcl
9 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.33%) AppleScript
9 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 71 (23.43%) Security Cleared
2 55 (18.15%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.28%) MCSE
5 9 (2.97%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.64%) Degree
7 7 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (1.98%) CCNA
8 6 (1.98%) MCP
8 6 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.98%) MCITP
8 6 (1.98%) CCEE
9 4 (1.32%) CCIA
9 4 (1.32%) ACTC
9 4 (1.32%) MCSA
9 4 (1.32%) CCEA
10 2 (0.66%) HND
10 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.66%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.29%) QA
2 7 (2.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 120 (39.60%) Microsoft App-V
2 95 (31.35%) Active Directory
3 39 (12.87%) XenApp
4 28 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (4.62%) XenDesktop
6 11 (3.63%) vSphere
7 8 (2.64%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.64%) Terminal Server
8 7 (2.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (2.31%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.65%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.33%) UAG
10 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.33%) vCloud
10 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 111 (36.63%) SCCM
2 23 (7.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (2.97%) SCOM
3 9 (2.97%) WSUS
4 7 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.31%) EdgeSight
5 5 (1.65%) WMI
5 5 (1.65%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.32%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.32%) Casper Suite
7 3 (0.99%) BMC Marimba
7 3 (0.99%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.99%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.99%) AppDNA
7 3 (0.99%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.66%) SCSM
8 2 (0.66%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 106 (34.98%) Microsoft
2 79 (26.07%) Citrix
3 42 (13.86%) VMware
4 31 (10.23%) HP
5 27 (8.91%) AppSense
6 14 (4.62%) Cisco
7 12 (3.96%) Apple
8 10 (3.30%) Altiris
9 7 (2.31%) Symantec
10 6 (1.98%) Wyse
10 6 (1.98%) Oracle
10 6 (1.98%) BMC
10 6 (1.98%) CA
11 5 (1.65%) NetApp
11 5 (1.65%) Mercator
11 5 (1.65%) Sophos
12 4 (1.32%) Adobe
12 4 (1.32%) Sun
13 3 (0.99%) Novell
13 3 (0.99%) Lotus
Berkshire
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £180 to £210 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £281.79 - £356.16 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago