Period
to 16 October 2017

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 16 October 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
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 554 552
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -59
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 65 62 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 32
London median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £214
90th Percentile £531 £478 £474
England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
London median hourly rate - £25.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.58% -89.32%
England median hourly rate - £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +24.44% -18.18%

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 39029 38289 39127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.86% 86.21% 83.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 28300 27599 28007
London median daily rate £500 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.87% +3.00% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £283
90th Percentile £663 £640 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 382 477
London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.13 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.85% +5.65% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.24 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.00 £52.50 £52.18
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.78 £22.00
% change year-on-year +5.15% +8.07% +12.82%

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 16 October 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 6 months to 16 October 2017. 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 +24 19 £388 -1.59%
South London -16 1 £325 +8.33%
North London - 1 £160 -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 52 (80.00%) Windows
2 39 (60.00%) SCCM
3 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
4 31 (47.69%) Windows 10
5 29 (44.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 26 (40.00%) Citrix
7 20 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 19 (29.23%) Windows 7
8 19 (29.23%) MSI
9 18 (27.69%) VMware
10 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
11 14 (21.54%) Finance
12 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (18.46%) Migration
13 12 (18.46%) Project Management
14 10 (15.38%) HP
14 10 (15.38%) Banking
14 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
15 9 (13.85%) AppSense
15 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
16 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (12.31%) XenApp
17 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
17 7 (10.77%) InstallShield
17 7 (10.77%) Dell
17 7 (10.77%) ITIL
17 7 (10.77%) VBScript
18 6 (9.23%) Altiris
18 6 (9.23%) Application Virtualisation
19 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) Shockwave
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Firewall
2 3 (4.62%) NetScaler
2 3 (4.62%) SAN
3 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.54%) SMS
4 1 (1.54%) VoIP
4 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MSI
2 7 (10.77%) InstallShield
3 4 (6.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
5 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (18.46%) Applications Packager
2 8 (12.31%) Desktop Support
3 6 (9.23%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.62%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.62%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.62%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
1 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.08%) Velocity
3 1 (1.54%) Flash
3 1 (1.54%) OCX
3 1 (1.54%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
1 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
2 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.62%) PMI
2 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.54%) BYOD
3 1 (1.54%) CMDB
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) iPad
3 1 (1.54%) iPhone
3 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (80.00%) Windows
2 31 (47.69%) Windows 10
3 19 (29.23%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Migration
1 12 (18.46%) Project Management
2 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
4 6 (9.23%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (7.69%) Change Management
5 5 (7.69%) Security Patching
5 5 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.15%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) Scrum
7 3 (4.62%) Application Rationalisation
7 3 (4.62%) Data Architecture
7 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.62%) Open Source
7 3 (4.62%) Scorecard
7 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.77%) VBScript
3 3 (4.62%) C#
3 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
4 2 (3.08%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) REXX
5 1 (1.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.31%) XenApp
5 4 (6.15%) vSphere
5 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.08%) Firmware
7 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 39 (60.00%) SCCM
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (6.15%) AirWatch
3 4 (6.15%) AppDNA
4 2 (3.08%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (40.00%) Citrix
3 18 (27.69%) VMware
4 10 (15.38%) HP
5 9 (13.85%) AppSense
6 7 (10.77%) Dell
7 6 (9.23%) Altiris
8 3 (4.62%) IBM
8 3 (4.62%) MobileIron
9 2 (3.08%) Apple
9 2 (3.08%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.54%) Adobe
10 1 (1.54%) CA
10 1 (1.54%) Civica
10 1 (1.54%) CommVault
10 1 (1.54%) McAfee
10 1 (1.54%) NetMotion Wireless
10 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.54%) Remedy
10 1 (1.54%) Trend Micro