Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 September 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 514 570 552
Rank change year-on-year +56 -18 -3
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 99 55 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 42 47
London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £230 £264 £250
90th Percentile £560 £531 £490
England median daily rate £370 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -1.33% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
London median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 - £28.00

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,300 38,836 38,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.66% 87.77% 86.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,141 27,950 28,121
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 384 373
London median hourly rate £22.46 £24.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +10.34% +5.05%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.07 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.04 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £23.00
% change year-on-year -9.25% +0.61% +4.55%

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Application Packaging in London

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Packaging in London

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Packaging in London over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Packaging in London

Application Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Packaging in London

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -12 27 £445 +13.02% 4
South London -25 8 £425 +30.77% 3
East London -9 2 £363 +31.82%
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 87 (87.88%) Windows
2 82 (82.83%) SCCM
3 71 (71.72%) Windows 10
4 47 (47.47%) Active Directory
5 44 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 40 (40.40%) Microsoft
7 37 (37.37%) PowerShell
8 31 (31.31%) Windows 7
9 27 (27.27%) Office 365
9 27 (27.27%) Citrix
9 27 (27.27%) MSI
10 25 (25.25%) Finance
11 24 (24.24%) VMware
11 24 (24.24%) Ivanti
12 23 (23.23%) Migration
13 19 (19.19%) VBScript
14 18 (18.18%) XenApp
15 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (14.14%) XenDesktop
16 13 (13.13%) SQL
16 13 (13.13%) Application Virtualisation
17 11 (11.11%) InstallShield
17 11 (11.11%) Cisco
17 11 (11.11%) Apple
17 11 (11.11%) Problem Management
17 11 (11.11%) Windows Server
17 11 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
18 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (10.10%) DNS
19 9 (9.09%) Dell

Application Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.02%) IIS
3 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (27.27%) Office 365
2 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.01%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) DNS
2 8 (8.08%) DHCP
2 8 (8.08%) NetScaler
3 6 (6.06%) VPN
4 5 (5.05%) DMZ
4 5 (5.05%) WebEx
5 3 (3.03%) Internet
6 2 (2.02%) Firewall
6 2 (2.02%) LAN
6 2 (2.02%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.02%) WAN
7 1 (1.01%) Skype
7 1 (1.01%) SMS
7 1 (1.01%) VLAN
7 1 (1.01%) VoIP
7 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.01%) MS Access
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (27.27%) MSI
2 11 (11.11%) InstallShield
3 9 (9.09%) AdminStudio
4 5 (5.05%) JIRA
General
1 25 (25.25%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Law
4 2 (2.02%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.01%) French Language
5 1 (1.01%) German Language
5 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.01%) Japanese Language
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Applications Packager
2 14 (14.14%) Analyst
3 12 (12.12%) Desktop Support
4 11 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Architect
5 8 (8.08%) Deployment Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Support Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) SCCM Specialist
6 7 (7.07%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) Administrator
8 5 (5.05%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) SCCM Architect
9 4 (4.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.03%) XMPP
3 2 (2.02%) JSON
3 2 (2.02%) Swagger
4 1 (1.01%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.03%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (2.02%) CMDB
3 2 (2.02%) Replication
4 1 (1.01%) BYOD
4 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (87.88%) Windows
2 71 (71.72%) Windows 10
3 31 (31.31%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.09%) Apple iOS
7 8 (8.08%) Android
7 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.06%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.04%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.02%) Linux
10 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Migration
2 13 (13.13%) Application Virtualisation
3 11 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 11 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (8.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.06%) Application Discovery
5 6 (6.06%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (5.05%) ITIL
6 5 (5.05%) Line Management
6 5 (5.05%) Personalization
6 5 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (5.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.04%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.04%) Workflow
8 3 (3.03%) Compatibility Testing
8 3 (3.03%) Investment Management
8 3 (3.03%) Release Management
8 3 (3.03%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) PowerShell
2 19 (19.19%) VBScript
3 13 (13.13%) SQL
4 7 (7.07%) VB
5 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) MCSE
5 1 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) Degree
5 1 (1.01%) MCP
5 1 (1.01%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 47 (47.47%) Active Directory
2 44 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (18.18%) XenApp
4 14 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (14.14%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.07%) BitLocker
6 6 (6.06%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (5.05%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.04%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (3.03%) vSphere
9 3 (3.03%) Xen
9 3 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 82 (82.83%) SCCM
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.06%) WSUS
4 3 (3.03%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.02%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.02%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.01%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (40.40%) Microsoft
2 27 (27.27%) Citrix
3 24 (24.24%) Ivanti
3 24 (24.24%) VMware
4 11 (11.11%) Apple
4 11 (11.11%) Cisco
5 9 (9.09%) Dell
6 8 (8.08%) ServiceNow
7 5 (5.05%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.04%) McAfee
9 3 (3.03%) Adobe
9 3 (3.03%) NetApp
9 3 (3.03%) Wyse
10 2 (2.02%) Capita
10 2 (2.02%) Novell
11 1 (1.01%) Altiris
11 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.01%) CommVault
11 1 (1.01%) Meraki
11 1 (1.01%) Symantec