Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 20 November 2017 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 118 121
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -13
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 11 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £344 £406 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -2.58% +32.38%
10th Percentile £248 £373 £367
90th Percentile £407 £434 £484
Scotland median daily rate £300 £293 £284
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.08% -12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2454 1769 2662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.33% 83.96% 83.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1433 1012 1378
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £356 £375
% change year-on-year +9.55% -5.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +3.84% +12.64%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £46.69 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Application Packaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Application Packaging in Edinburgh

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Application Packaging in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Packaging in Edinburgh

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Packaging in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Packaging in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) WSUS
3 5 (45.45%) SCOM
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (36.36%) Office 365
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) VBScript
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering
5 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

Application Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Lead Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) SAN Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCOM
1 5 (45.45%) WSUS
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) CommVault
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Veeam