Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Application Packaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Application Packaging over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Packaging
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 169 112 186
Rank change year-on-year -57 +74 +47
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 2 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.11% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.13% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 35
10th Percentile £289 £416 £333
25th Percentile £333 £422 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £410 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year -11.35% +2.78% +1.12%
75th Percentile £538 £522 £500
90th Percentile £611 £539 £530
Central London median daily rate £410 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -13.68% - +6.74%

Application Packaging is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,546 1,590 5,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.20% 89.08% 90.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,661 1,195 4,281
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% -1.90% +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £675 £680
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £513
% change year-on-year +6.80% +0.49% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 62
10th Percentile £10.10 £14.95 £11.78
25th Percentile £18.25 £18.13 £12.76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.75 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year -14.50% +84.51% -5.08%
75th Percentile £42.25 £44.50 £25.94
90th Percentile £62.15 £47.75 £49.29
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +60.00% +6.95%

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Application Packaging in the City of London

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Application Packaging in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Application Packaging in the City of London

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Application Packaging in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Application Packaging in the City of London

Application Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Application Packaging in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Application Packaging in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (60.00%) Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Social Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (20.00%) Product Roadmap
5 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) Inventory Management
5 1 (20.00%) Inventory Control
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (20.00%) Disk Encryption

Application Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Azure
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (20.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Maintenance
2 1 (20.00%) Inventory Control
2 1 (20.00%) Inventory Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (20.00%) Cadence
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Fidessa
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (20.00%) VMware