Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 543 517 543
Rank change year-on-year -26 +26 -28
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 92 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 45 41
London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £215 £269 £231
90th Percentile £549 £535 £550
England median daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year -4.11% +12.31% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
London median hourly rate £27.50 £15.26 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.21% -42.42% -
10th Percentile £25.50 £15.26 £25.75
90th Percentile £29.50 £15.26 £27.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.63 £28.00
% change year-on-year +27.36% -29.89% +12.00%

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 39,382 34,727 37,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.33% 86.77% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,533 24,888 27,340
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 379 364
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.86 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +18.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £48.51
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -46 17 £400 +14.29% 4
South London - 6 £425 -
East London -14 2 £363 +31.82% 2
West London -32 1 - -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 84 (91.30%) Windows
2 71 (77.17%) SCCM
3 63 (68.48%) Windows 10
4 47 (51.09%) Active Directory
4 47 (51.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 36 (39.13%) MSI
6 34 (36.96%) PowerShell
7 28 (30.43%) Windows 7
8 27 (29.35%) Citrix
8 27 (29.35%) VMware
9 23 (25.00%) Finance
9 23 (25.00%) Migration
9 23 (25.00%) Office 365
10 21 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (22.83%) Ivanti
11 20 (21.74%) VBScript
12 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
13 16 (17.39%) XenApp
13 16 (17.39%) XenDesktop
13 16 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
15 12 (13.04%) AdminStudio
15 12 (13.04%) DNS
16 11 (11.96%) DHCP
16 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (11.96%) Apple iOS
17 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Intune
17 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (10.87%) Apple

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 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.00%) Office 365
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) DNS
2 11 (11.96%) DHCP
3 9 (9.78%) VPN
4 5 (5.43%) DMZ
4 5 (5.43%) NetScaler
5 4 (4.35%) Internet
6 2 (2.17%) LAN
6 2 (2.17%) VLAN
6 2 (2.17%) WAN
6 2 (2.17%) WebEx
6 2 (2.17%) WLAN
7 1 (1.09%) Firewall
7 1 (1.09%) Intranet
7 1 (1.09%) Skype
7 1 (1.09%) SMS
7 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (39.13%) MSI
2 12 (13.04%) AdminStudio
3 8 (8.70%) InstallShield
4 5 (5.43%) JIRA
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Law
3 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Publishing
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.17%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.09%) Advertising
7 1 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.09%) French Language
7 1 (1.09%) German Language
7 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.09%) Japanese Language
7 1 (1.09%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Applications Packager
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
3 11 (11.96%) Desktop Support
4 9 (9.78%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) SCCM Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.35%) Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) SCCM Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared Application Packager
9 3 (3.26%) SCCM Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) LDAP
2 1 (1.09%) JSON
2 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.09%) Swagger
2 1 (1.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.35%) Wiki
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) PMI
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.09%) Replication
5 1 (1.09%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (91.30%) Windows
2 63 (68.48%) Windows 10
3 28 (30.43%) Windows 7
4 11 (11.96%) Apple iOS
5 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.78%) Android
7 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
9 6 (6.52%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.09%) Linux
12 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Migration
2 16 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (9.78%) Deployment Automation
3 9 (9.78%) Problem Management
4 8 (8.70%) Application Discovery
4 8 (8.70%) Application Virtualisation
4 8 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (6.52%) ITIL
6 6 (6.52%) Line Management
7 5 (5.43%) High Availability
7 5 (5.43%) Personalization
7 5 (5.43%) Project Management
7 5 (5.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (4.35%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.96%) PowerShell
2 20 (21.74%) VBScript
3 10 (10.87%) SQL
4 6 (6.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) MCSA
4 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) MCDST
5 1 (1.09%) MCP
5 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 47 (51.09%) Active Directory
1 47 (51.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 21 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.39%) XenApp
3 16 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 8 (8.70%) BitLocker
5 5 (5.43%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.26%) XenServer
8 2 (2.17%) vSphere
9 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (77.17%) SCCM
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (6.52%) WSUS
4 3 (3.26%) AirWatch
4 3 (3.26%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.09%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (1.09%) SCOM
5 1 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.35%) Citrix
2 27 (29.35%) VMware
3 21 (22.83%) Ivanti
4 10 (10.87%) Apple
5 8 (8.70%) Cisco
6 7 (7.61%) ServiceNow
7 5 (5.43%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.35%) McAfee
9 2 (2.17%) Capita
9 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.17%) Meraki
9 2 (2.17%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.17%) NetApp
10 1 (1.09%) Adobe
10 1 (1.09%) Avaya
10 1 (1.09%) Dell
10 1 (1.09%) HP
10 1 (1.09%) SAP