The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Berkshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 125 117 130
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.89% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate £435 £225 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -44.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £303
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% -13.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
544 559 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.59% 22.53% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 216 259
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Application Packaging
South East

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
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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix