Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 565 527 567
Rank change year-on-year -38 +40 -66
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 81 65 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.16% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.18% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 19
London median daily rate £400 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +19.23% -21.21%
10th Percentile £291 £271 £167
90th Percentile £538 £534 £475
England median daily rate £375 £356 £340
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.78% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
London median hourly rate - £20.13 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.41% -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +23.46% +19.12% -24.44%

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 40,709 35,475 37,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.70% 85.85% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,705 25,502 26,917
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 418 457
London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.53% +5.66%
10th Percentile £13.95 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.88 £50.40
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -36 14 £400 +9.59% 3
South London -38 5 £325 -
East London - 3 £650 - 2
West London -35 1 - - 2
North London - 1 £160 -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 71 (87.65%) Windows
2 49 (60.49%) SCCM
3 46 (56.79%) Windows 10
4 41 (50.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
6 28 (34.57%) MSI
7 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 27 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 26 (32.10%) PowerShell
8 26 (32.10%) Citrix
9 23 (28.40%) Migration
10 21 (25.93%) VMware
11 17 (20.99%) Finance
12 16 (19.75%) XenApp
13 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.52%) Project Management
14 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
15 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
16 12 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
16 12 (14.81%) VBScript
17 11 (13.58%) Ivanti
17 11 (13.58%) Office 365
17 11 (13.58%) XenDesktop
18 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Office
18 10 (12.35%) Change Management
19 9 (11.11%) Banking
19 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
19 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (11.11%) AirWatch

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 (2.47%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (13.58%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) SAN
2 3 (3.70%) DHCP
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
2 3 (3.70%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.47%) Firewall
3 2 (2.47%) VPN
4 1 (1.23%) Intranet
4 1 (1.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (34.57%) MSI
2 3 (3.70%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.70%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Applications Packager
2 10 (12.35%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.11%) Consultant
3 9 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 9 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) SCCM Consultant
5 5 (6.17%) Administrator
5 5 (6.17%) Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Architect
5 5 (6.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Citrix Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (4.94%) SCCM Administrator
6 4 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Applications Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
1 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.23%) OCX
2 1 (1.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.70%) Clustering
2 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.70%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.70%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Wiki
4 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) PMI
4 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (87.65%) Windows
2 46 (56.79%) Windows 10
3 27 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.70%) Android
7 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Migration
2 15 (18.52%) Project Management
3 10 (12.35%) Change Management
4 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.88%) Application Virtualisation
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL
6 6 (7.41%) Application Discovery
6 6 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 6 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.41%) Server Building
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (6.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 5 (6.17%) Strategic Thinking
8 4 (4.94%) Security Management
8 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.81%) VBScript
3 8 (9.88%) VB
4 7 (8.64%) SQL
5 3 (3.70%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCDST
4 1 (1.23%) MCITP
4 1 (1.23%) MCSA
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) GDPR
1 3 (3.70%) QA
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (50.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 27 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 16 (19.75%) XenApp
4 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (13.58%) XenDesktop
6 6 (7.41%) BitLocker
7 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.70%) vSphere
8 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.23%) Firmware
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 49 (60.49%) SCCM
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (11.11%) AirWatch
4 4 (4.94%) AppDNA
5 2 (2.47%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.47%) SCOM
5 2 (2.47%) ThinApp
5 2 (2.47%) WSUS
6 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.10%) Citrix
3 21 (25.93%) VMware
4 11 (13.58%) Ivanti
5 8 (9.88%) Dell
6 7 (8.64%) HP
7 6 (7.41%) Altiris
8 5 (6.17%) Qualys
9 4 (4.94%) AlienVault
9 4 (4.94%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.70%) IBM
11 2 (2.47%) Cisco
11 2 (2.47%) McAfee
12 1 (1.23%) Adobe
12 1 (1.23%) Avaya
12 1 (1.23%) EMC
12 1 (1.23%) SAP