The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank - 44 28
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.26% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.32% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £319 £240
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.82 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-12.92% -48.50%
Application Packaging
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 309 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.76% 81.10% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 248 111
Average daily rate £438 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Application Packaging
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Application Packaging.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Application Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Packager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SFIA
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft