Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 550 584
Rank change year-on-year -15 +34 -66
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 76 57 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.15% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 25
London median daily rate £394 £388 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +9.93% -6.00%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £220
90th Percentile £536 £490 £470
England median daily rate £375 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +13.64% +1.54% -5.80%
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 - £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -10.00%

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 40969 38312 39148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.91% 86.27% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29862 27421 27953
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 414 473
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.29 £12.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.68 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% +10.45% +15.79%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -21 15 £388 - 2
South London -26 5 £325 +8.33%
East London - 2 £650 - 2
North London - 1 £160 -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 66 (86.84%) Windows
2 48 (63.16%) SCCM
3 44 (57.89%) Windows 10
4 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
5 37 (48.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 30 (39.47%) Citrix
7 26 (34.21%) Windows 7
8 25 (32.89%) PowerShell
9 24 (31.58%) VMware
10 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
10 23 (30.26%) MSI
11 19 (25.00%) Migration
12 16 (21.05%) Finance
13 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (18.42%) Project Management
15 12 (15.79%) VBScript
15 12 (15.79%) AppSense
15 12 (15.79%) XenApp
16 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (14.47%) Azure Active Directory
16 11 (14.47%) Banking
17 10 (13.16%) ITIL
17 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
17 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Intune
17 10 (13.16%) AirWatch
18 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
18 8 (10.53%) VB
18 8 (10.53%) HP
18 8 (10.53%) Office 365
18 8 (10.53%) Application Virtualisation

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 1 (1.32%) IIS
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.47%) Azure Active Directory
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Firewall
1 3 (3.95%) NetScaler
1 3 (3.95%) SAN
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.32%) DHCP
3 1 (1.32%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) SMS
Development Applications
1 23 (30.26%) MSI
2 6 (7.89%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.63%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.63%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
3 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Applications Packager
2 11 (14.47%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) Deployment Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.89%) SCCM Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) SCCM Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
1 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) OCX
2 1 (1.32%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.95%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.95%) PMI
2 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) BYOD
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (86.84%) Windows
2 44 (57.89%) Windows 10
3 26 (34.21%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.32%) Linux
7 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Migration
2 14 (18.42%) Project Management
3 10 (13.16%) ITIL
4 8 (10.53%) Application Virtualisation
5 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (6.58%) Change Management
7 5 (6.58%) Identity Management
7 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.58%) Server Building
7 5 (6.58%) Strategic Thinking
8 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (5.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (5.26%) Security Management
8 4 (5.26%) Security Patching
8 4 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.95%) Application Rationalisation
9 3 (3.95%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) PowerShell
2 12 (15.79%) VBScript
3 8 (10.53%) VB
4 5 (6.58%) SQL
5 3 (3.95%) C#
5 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) REXX
6 1 (1.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) MCSE
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.32%) MCDST
6 1 (1.32%) MCITP
6 1 (1.32%) MCP
6 1 (1.32%) MCSA
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) GDPR
1 3 (3.95%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (48.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
3 15 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (15.79%) XenApp
5 7 (9.21%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.58%) BitLocker
7 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.95%) vSphere
8 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.32%) Firmware
9 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (63.16%) SCCM
2 10 (13.16%) AirWatch
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (6.58%) AppDNA
4 2 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.63%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.32%) SCOM
5 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 30 (39.47%) Citrix
3 24 (31.58%) VMware
4 12 (15.79%) AppSense
5 8 (10.53%) HP
6 7 (9.21%) Dell
7 6 (7.89%) Altiris
8 4 (5.26%) AlienVault
8 4 (5.26%) MobileIron
8 4 (5.26%) Qualys
9 3 (3.95%) IBM
10 2 (2.63%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.63%) McAfee
11 1 (1.32%) Avaya
11 1 (1.32%) CA
11 1 (1.32%) Civica
11 1 (1.32%) NetMotion Wireless
11 1 (1.32%) Trend Micro