The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 103 117 140
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +23
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 18 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.55% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.48% 2.30% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 3
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£545 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.31% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £335 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £385 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-31.07% +75.30%
Application Packaging
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
517 610 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.09% 23.77% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 336 230
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 17
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 14 £545 +49.31%
Application Packaging
South East

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
3 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
3 17 (41.46%) Citrix
4 14 (34.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (34.15%) Windows
4 14 (34.15%) DV Cleared
4 14 (34.15%) Lync
5 13 (31.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (31.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (31.71%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (31.71%) Hyper-V
5 13 (31.71%) SQL
5 13 (31.71%) CRM
5 13 (31.71%) SharePoint
5 13 (31.71%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (31.71%) Clustering
5 13 (31.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (31.71%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (29.27%) XenDesktop
7 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
7 11 (26.83%) .NET
8 7 (17.07%) SOA
8 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (14.63%) VMware
10 5 (12.20%) Migration
10 5 (12.20%) SCCM
10 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (34.15%) Lync
2 13 (31.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 13 (31.71%) SharePoint
2 13 (31.71%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (31.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (31.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (31.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DHCP
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MSI
2 3 (7.32%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.44%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Architect
2 13 (31.71%) Technical Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Applications Packager
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Support
5 1 (2.44%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Vista
4 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) CRM
1 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (17.07%) SOA
2 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.44%) Service Management
4 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Time Management
4 1 (2.44%) Data Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.44%) High Availability
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCTS
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (31.71%) Hyper-V
4 12 (29.27%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 2 (4.88%) vSphere
7 1 (2.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (41.46%) Citrix
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) AppSense
5 1 (2.44%) Altiris
5 1 (2.44%) Lumension
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Veritas
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco