Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 554 558 569
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 +12
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 92 77 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 61 47
London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £251 £292 £263
90th Percentile £574 £538 £490
England median daily rate £370 £388 £330
% change year-on-year -4.52% +17.42% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.72 - £26.50

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 41,086 41,836 38,857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.96% 88.06% 87.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,581 30,394 27,792
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 400 440
London median hourly rate £24.11 £22.26 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.32% -1.08% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.31 £12.11
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.38% +6.82%

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 19 December 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 December 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 -2 29 £445 +7.88% 3
South London -11 4 £425 +30.77% 1
East London -28 1 £325 -50.00% 1
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 74 (80.43%) Windows
2 68 (73.91%) SCCM
3 63 (68.48%) Windows 10
4 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
5 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
5 31 (33.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 31 (33.70%) Office 365
6 30 (32.61%) PowerShell
7 29 (31.52%) Windows 7
7 29 (31.52%) Migration
8 20 (21.74%) Citrix
9 19 (20.65%) Finance
10 17 (18.48%) VMware
10 17 (18.48%) Ivanti
11 15 (16.30%) MSI
12 13 (14.13%) Dell
12 13 (14.13%) VBScript
12 13 (14.13%) Application Virtualisation
13 12 (13.04%) XenApp
13 12 (13.04%) XenDesktop
14 11 (11.96%) AdminStudio
15 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
16 9 (9.78%) Banking
16 9 (9.78%) Cisco
17 8 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
17 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
17 8 (8.70%) Mac OS
18 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
18 7 (7.61%) VoIP

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 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (33.70%) Office 365
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) npm
4 1 (1.09%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Slack
4 1 (1.09%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) VoIP
2 5 (5.43%) Firewall
2 5 (5.43%) NAS
3 4 (4.35%) Internet
4 3 (3.26%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.26%) VPN
4 3 (3.26%) WebEx
5 2 (2.17%) DNS
5 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.09%) LAN
6 1 (1.09%) SAN
6 1 (1.09%) Skype
6 1 (1.09%) SMTP
6 1 (1.09%) WAN
6 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.17%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.09%) MS Access
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) MSI
2 11 (11.96%) AdminStudio
3 3 (3.26%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.26%) Publishing
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
6 1 (1.09%) Law
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Applications Packager
2 14 (15.22%) SCCM Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Consultant
5 9 (9.78%) Applications Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) SCCM Specialist
5 9 (9.78%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) SCCM Architect
6 7 (7.61%) SCCM Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Desktop Specialist
7 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Applications Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.17%) XMPP
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.09%) HTML
3 1 (1.09%) JSON
3 1 (1.09%) OCX
3 1 (1.09%) React Native
3 1 (1.09%) Swagger
3 1 (1.09%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 2 (2.17%) CMDB
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) BYOD
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) Fintech
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (80.43%) Windows
2 63 (68.48%) Windows 10
3 29 (31.52%) Windows 7
4 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.70%) Mac OS
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.26%) Android
8 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.09%) Linux
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) Migration
2 13 (14.13%) Application Virtualisation
3 7 (7.61%) Personalization
3 7 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (6.52%) Application Discovery
4 6 (6.52%) ITIL
5 5 (5.43%) Patch Management
6 4 (4.35%) Decision-Making
6 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (3.26%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.26%) Change Management
7 3 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.26%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (3.26%) Investment Management
7 3 (3.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.17%) ITSM
8 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.61%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.13%) VBScript
3 4 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (1.09%) Java
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.26%) MCSE
4 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.09%) MCITP
5 1 (1.09%) MCP
5 1 (1.09%) MCSA
5 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (40.22%) Active Directory
2 31 (33.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (13.04%) XenApp
3 12 (13.04%) XenDesktop
4 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (5.43%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (4.35%) vSphere
8 3 (3.26%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.17%) Xen
10 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 68 (73.91%) SCCM
2 6 (6.52%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.26%) WSUS
5 2 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.09%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
6 1 (1.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (33.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.74%) Citrix
3 17 (18.48%) Ivanti
3 17 (18.48%) VMware
4 13 (14.13%) Dell
5 9 (9.78%) Cisco
6 4 (4.35%) Bloomberg
6 4 (4.35%) Fidessa
6 4 (4.35%) HP
6 4 (4.35%) Lotus
7 3 (3.26%) Apple
7 3 (3.26%) Wyse
8 2 (2.17%) Adobe
8 2 (2.17%) Altiris
8 2 (2.17%) Novell
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.09%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.09%) Northgate
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle