The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 45 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.62% 2.79% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 10.91% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -8.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £83.00 £34.63
% change year-on-year
-73.79% +139.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
102 55 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.21% 25.58% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 27 30
Average daily rate £300 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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 9 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix