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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 90 115 118
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 39 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.41% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.33% 1.93% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £435 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £473 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £294
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -35.38%
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
616 518 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.21% 19.49% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 304 231
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 66
Average hourly rate £35.75 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.39% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +13 16 £363 -23.68%
Bracknell +7 7 £300 -
Maidenhead - 1 £375 -
Application Packaging
South East

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 49 (74.24%) Windows
2 43 (65.15%) Security Cleared
3 34 (51.52%) SC Cleared
4 24 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (34.85%) Windows 7
5 23 (34.85%) MSI
6 21 (31.82%) Migration
7 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
7 17 (25.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 15 (22.73%) HP
9 13 (19.70%) Linux
10 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
11 11 (16.67%) Project Management
11 11 (16.67%) DV Cleared
11 11 (16.67%) SCCM
12 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
13 9 (13.64%) Citrix
13 9 (13.64%) Open Source
14 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
14 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
14 8 (12.12%) Finance
14 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
15 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
15 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
16 6 (9.09%) Release Management
16 6 (9.09%) Sun
16 6 (9.09%) Middleware
16 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
16 6 (9.09%) Solaris

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (6.06%) JBoss
4 4 (6.06%) Apache
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.03%) Lync
5 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.58%) Firewall
2 5 (7.58%) VLAN
3 3 (4.55%) SSL
3 3 (4.55%) SSH
4 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) MSI
2 2 (3.03%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Applications Packager
2 7 (10.61%) Project Manager
3 2 (3.03%) Architect
3 2 (3.03%) Support Engineer
3 2 (3.03%) Technical Architect
3 2 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (3.03%) Administrator
3 2 (3.03%) Applications Manager
3 2 (3.03%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (1.52%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (1.52%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 1 (1.52%) Web Support Engineer
4 1 (1.52%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (1.52%) Web Engineer
4 1 (1.52%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (1.52%) Field Engineer
4 1 (1.52%) Senior Tester
4 1 (1.52%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (1.52%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (1.52%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) J2EE
1 6 (9.09%) Middleware
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
3 2 (3.03%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Open Source
2 3 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (74.24%) Windows
2 23 (34.85%) Windows 7
3 13 (19.70%) Linux
4 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
4 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.09%) Solaris
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.06%) UNIX
7 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Migration
2 11 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (9.09%) Release Management
4 4 (6.06%) Matrix Management
5 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 3 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.03%) Time Management
6 2 (3.03%) Change Management
6 2 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.03%) CRM
7 1 (1.52%) SOA
7 1 (1.52%) ITIL
7 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.52%) Service Management
7 1 (1.52%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.52%) High Availability
7 1 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.52%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) Java
2 4 (6.06%) PHP
3 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) VBScript
3 2 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (65.15%) Security Cleared
2 34 (51.52%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCTS
5 1 (1.52%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) MCP
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) MCSA
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (25.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) HP
3 9 (13.64%) Citrix
4 6 (9.09%) Sun
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.55%) AppSense