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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 407 366
Rank change year-on-year +28 -41  
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 29 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 22
Median daily rate £400 £410 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +27.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £177 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £344
% change year-on-year +10.29% -1.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.26 £26.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £15.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +52.38% -7.35%  

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 16653 19113 17455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.16% 82.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 13825 12271
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 195 244
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 0 9 £365 +4.28%
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) SCCM
3 24 (42.11%) PowerShell
4 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
5 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 21 (36.84%) Windows 10
6 15 (26.32%) MSI
7 14 (24.56%) Finance
7 14 (24.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (22.81%) Citrix
8 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
9 12 (21.05%) Office 365
9 12 (21.05%) ITIL
10 10 (17.54%) MS Office
10 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
11 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (15.79%) SQL
11 9 (15.79%) Service Management
11 9 (15.79%) VMware
12 8 (14.04%) Degree
13 7 (12.28%) VBScript
13 7 (12.28%) .NET
13 7 (12.28%) Change Management
13 7 (12.28%) Migration
13 7 (12.28%) XenApp
13 7 (12.28%) Patch Management
14 6 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
14 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
14 6 (10.53%) Project Planning
14 6 (10.53%) 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 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) Office 365
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.26%) GitHub
4 2 (3.51%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) iTunes
5 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) SAN
2 5 (8.77%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) DHCP
3 4 (7.02%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (7.02%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) LAN
4 3 (5.26%) NAS
5 2 (3.51%) Firewall
5 2 (3.51%) Network Security
5 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.75%) GSM
6 1 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (1.75%) MPLS
6 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.75%) PCoIP
6 1 (1.75%) Skype
6 1 (1.75%) SMS
6 1 (1.75%) SSL
6 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.32%) MSI
2 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.26%) InstallShield
4 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.51%) FxCop
5 2 (3.51%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Applications Packager
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) Business Change Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Business Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Change Manager
4 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) IT Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) IT Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Office 365 Manager
7 3 (5.26%) SCCM Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Citrix Support
8 2 (3.51%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.26%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Wiki
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) BYOD
5 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (70.18%) Windows
2 21 (36.84%) Windows 10
3 13 (22.81%) Windows Server
4 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
5 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.02%) Linux
8 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Service Management
3 7 (12.28%) Change Management
3 7 (12.28%) Migration
3 7 (12.28%) Patch Management
4 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (8.77%) High Availability
5 5 (8.77%) Microservices
6 4 (7.02%) Application Discovery
6 4 (7.02%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (7.02%) Project Management
6 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.79%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) VBScript
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) CCNA
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) CCA
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) MCSD
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) PMO
2 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (40.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (12.28%) XenApp
4 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.02%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.51%) Firmware
7 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.51%) vSphere
7 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 28 (49.12%) SCCM
2 5 (8.77%) Puppet
3 4 (7.02%) WSUS
4 3 (5.26%) WMI
5 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.51%) SCOM
6 1 (1.75%) Ansible
6 1 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.75%) Terraform
6 1 (1.75%) vRealize
6 1 (1.75%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.81%) Citrix
3 9 (15.79%) VMware
4 6 (10.53%) Remedy
5 3 (5.26%) Apple
5 3 (5.26%) AppSense
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) CommVault
6 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.51%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.51%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) RedGate
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec
7 1 (1.75%) Wyse
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