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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 112 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 13 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% 1.86% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 11
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£338 £390 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £276 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £440 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -29.33%
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
562 538 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.42% 21.99% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 266 305
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -3 6 £338 +0.37%
Bracknell - 1 £265 -
Application Packaging
South East

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 41 (80.39%) Windows
2 37 (72.55%) Security Cleared
3 35 (68.63%) MSI
4 33 (64.71%) SC Cleared
5 32 (62.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
7 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
7 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
8 13 (25.49%) Application Discovery
8 13 (25.49%) Migration
9 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
10 9 (17.65%) Firewall
10 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 8 (15.69%) Finance
11 8 (15.69%) Project Management
12 7 (13.73%) VLAN
12 7 (13.73%) Citrix
12 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
12 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
13 6 (11.76%) Matrix Management
13 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
14 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
14 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
15 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
15 4 (7.84%) Release Management
15 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
15 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
15 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Server

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.84%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) Lync
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 9 (17.65%) Firewall
2 7 (13.73%) VLAN
3 3 (5.88%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (3.92%) SSL
4 2 (3.92%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) SSH
4 2 (3.92%) Skype
5 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (68.63%) MSI
2 2 (3.92%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Applications Packager
2 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
3 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (3.92%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
3 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (1.96%) Technical Leader
4 1 (1.96%) Applications Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Coordinator
4 1 (1.96%) Administrator
4 1 (1.96%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (1.96%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (1.96%) Business Analyst
4 1 (1.96%) Analyst
4 1 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) J2EE
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) WSH
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Clustering
1 2 (3.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
2 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Solaris
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Migration
1 13 (25.49%) Application Discovery
2 8 (15.69%) Project Management
3 6 (11.76%) Matrix Management
4 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
5 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
5 4 (7.84%) Release Management
6 3 (5.88%) Time Management
6 3 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.92%) Open Source
8 1 (1.96%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL
8 1 (1.96%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) Java
1 4 (7.84%) VB
2 3 (5.88%) VBScript
3 2 (3.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (72.55%) Security Cleared
2 33 (64.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Citrix
3 4 (7.84%) Sun
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Red Hat