Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 140 167
Rank change year-on-year -31 +27 -2
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 18 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 1.01% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.21% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 30 18
Scotland median daily rate £344 £293 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.52% +3.08% -12.69%
10th Percentile £243 £204 £159
90th Percentile £438 £407 £392
UK median daily rate £375 £325 £323
% change year-on-year +15.38% +0.78% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +24.44% -18.18%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4160 3628 5098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.09% 83.59% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2124 2661
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Application Packaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Application Packaging in Scotland

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Application Packaging in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Packaging in Scotland

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Packaging in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Packaging in Scotland

Application Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Packaging in Scotland

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Edinburgh -9 11 £344 -15.38%
Glasgow -14 3 £263 +5.00%
Aberdeen - 2 £425 -
Renfrewshire +23 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Application Packaging
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 10 (55.56%) SCCM
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) WSUS
5 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) Migration
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) XenApp
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (27.78%) SCOM
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) Office 365
7 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) SAN
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (22.22%) AppSense
8 3 (16.67%) Service Management
8 3 (16.67%) VBScript
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) NetScaler

Application Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Lead Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Server Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (27.78%) XenApp
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 7 (38.89%) WSUS
3 5 (27.78%) SCOM
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) AppSense
4 2 (11.11%) CommVault
4 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Veeam