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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packaging
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 71 87 73
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14  
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.32% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +7.74% -3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £15.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +52.38% -7.35%  

Application Packaging is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 762 1250 1151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.67% 82.78% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 700 648
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Packaging in Edinburgh

Application Packaging
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Application Discovery
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Application Packaging
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Packager
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Application Discovery
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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