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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 84 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 39 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.54% 0.63% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.08% 3.01% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 3
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£338 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £190 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £473 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £309
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -15.85%
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
551 532 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.72% 21.02% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 304 226
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 53
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 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 22 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 +16 16 £338 +18.42%
Bracknell - 8 £300 -
Windsor - 1 £475 -
Application Packaging
South East

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 54 (78.26%) Windows
2 46 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 38 (55.07%) SC Cleared
4 28 (40.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (39.13%) MSI
6 25 (36.23%) Windows 7
7 24 (34.78%) Migration
8 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 17 (24.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 15 (21.74%) HP
11 13 (18.84%) Project Management
12 12 (17.39%) Linux
13 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
13 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
14 10 (14.49%) Finance
14 10 (14.49%) SCCM
15 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
15 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
15 9 (13.04%) Citrix
15 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
15 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
16 8 (11.59%) Open Source
17 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
17 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (8.70%) Release Management
17 6 (8.70%) VLAN
17 6 (8.70%) Firewall
17 6 (8.70%) Sun
17 6 (8.70%) Middleware
17 6 (8.70%) Active Directory

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.25%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (5.80%) Apache
4 4 (5.80%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.45%) Lync
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.70%) VLAN
2 6 (8.70%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) SSL
3 3 (4.35%) SSH
4 1 (1.45%) VPN
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (39.13%) MSI
2 2 (2.90%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Applications Packager
2 8 (11.59%) Project Manager
3 2 (2.90%) Applications Manager
3 2 (2.90%) Technical Manager
3 2 (2.90%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (2.90%) Administrator
3 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
3 2 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (2.90%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (1.45%) Applications Support
4 1 (1.45%) Tester
4 1 (1.45%) Coordinator
4 1 (1.45%) Field Engineer
4 1 (1.45%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 1 (1.45%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (1.45%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (1.45%) Senior Tester
4 1 (1.45%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (1.45%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (1.45%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Middleware
1 6 (8.70%) J2EE
2 4 (5.80%) HTML
3 2 (2.90%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Open Source
2 3 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (78.26%) Windows
2 25 (36.23%) Windows 7
3 12 (17.39%) Linux
4 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (8.70%) Solaris
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.80%) UNIX
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) Migration
2 13 (18.84%) Project Management
3 6 (8.70%) Release Management
4 5 (7.25%) Matrix Management
5 4 (5.80%) Resource Management
5 4 (5.80%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.35%) Change Management
6 3 (4.35%) Time Management
7 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.90%) ITIL
8 1 (1.45%) Service Management
8 1 (1.45%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.45%) High Availability
8 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.45%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (1.45%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (5.80%) PHP
3 2 (2.90%) VBScript
3 2 (2.90%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 38 (55.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) MCSA
5 1 (1.45%) MCTS
5 1 (1.45%) MCITP
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 28 (40.58%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.90%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (24.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (14.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) HP
3 9 (13.04%) Citrix
4 6 (8.70%) Sun
4 6 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.90%) AppSense