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 3 months to 22 June 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 401 385
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16  
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 30 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 23
Median daily rate £375 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £458 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +14.00%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17963 18514 19265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12871 13532 13649
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 162 262
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £44.00 £55.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 7 £350 -12.50% 1
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 London region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Windows 10
3 23 (39.66%) SCCM
4 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 17 (29.31%) Citrix
6 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
7 15 (25.86%) Office 365
8 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
9 13 (22.41%) ITIL
9 13 (22.41%) VMware
10 12 (20.69%) Finance
10 12 (20.69%) MSI
10 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
10 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
11 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (17.24%) Change Management
12 10 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (17.24%) AppSense
13 9 (15.52%) Service Management
13 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
14 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (12.07%) XenApp
15 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (12.07%) Project Management
15 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
15 7 (12.07%) Remedy
15 7 (12.07%) HP
15 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
15 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
16 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing

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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.72%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) NetScaler
1 4 (6.90%) SAN
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) MPLS
4 1 (1.72%) Network Security
4 1 (1.72%) PCoIP
4 1 (1.72%) Skype
4 1 (1.72%) SMS
4 1 (1.72%) SSL
4 1 (1.72%) VoIP
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MSI
2 6 (10.34%) InstallShield
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.72%) FxCop
5 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.72%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Law
3 2 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Analyst
1 9 (15.52%) Desktop Support
2 8 (13.79%) Applications Packager
3 6 (10.34%) Business Change Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Business Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Change Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Consultant
3 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (8.62%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Build Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Citrix Support
6 3 (5.17%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.17%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.45%) Velocity
4 1 (1.72%) Flash
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Clustering
1 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.17%) Fat Client
1 3 (5.17%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.72%) BYOD
3 1 (1.72%) CMDB
3 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Windows 10
3 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.69%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) Linux
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Change Management
3 9 (15.52%) PRINCE2
3 9 (15.52%) Service Management
4 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.07%) Project Management
5 6 (10.34%) Business Change Management
5 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (10.34%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (10.34%) Project Planning
5 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
7 4 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (6.90%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.90%) Security Patching
8 3 (5.17%) High Availability
8 3 (5.17%) Kanban
8 3 (5.17%) Open Source
8 3 (5.17%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) VBScript
3 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PMO
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.07%) XenApp
5 5 (8.62%) vSphere
6 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
6 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 3 (5.17%) BitLocker
7 3 (5.17%) Firmware
8 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (39.66%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) Citrix
3 13 (22.41%) VMware
4 10 (17.24%) AppSense
5 7 (12.07%) HP
5 7 (12.07%) Remedy
6 3 (5.17%) Apple
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) Dell
6 3 (5.17%) IBM
7 2 (3.45%) CommVault
7 2 (3.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.72%) Adobe
8 1 (1.72%) Altiris
8 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.72%) McAfee
8 1 (1.72%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.72%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.72%) Wyse