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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 100 129 109
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -20
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 27 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 0.038% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.90% 0.17% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 2
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£350 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 - £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £231 £320
% change year-on-year
+40.54% -27.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £42.38 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-48.50% +56.94%
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
551 579 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.82% 22.26% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 317 237
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +18 12 £415 -
Application Packaging
South East

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 21 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 21 (42.86%) Lync
3 20 (40.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 20 (40.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (40.82%) Hyper-V
3 20 (40.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 20 (40.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (40.82%) Clustering
3 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 20 (40.82%) Windows
3 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
3 20 (40.82%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (40.82%) CRM
4 19 (38.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (38.78%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (38.78%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
5 18 (36.73%) .NET
6 11 (22.45%) SOA
6 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
6 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
7 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
7 10 (20.41%) Migration
8 9 (18.37%) SCCM
8 9 (18.37%) Linux
9 8 (16.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (14.29%) Open Source
11 6 (12.24%) HP

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 21 (42.86%) Lync
2 20 (40.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 20 (40.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (40.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 20 (40.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (38.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (38.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (38.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) SSH
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MSI
2 1 (2.04%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Architect
2 20 (40.82%) Technical Architect
3 14 (28.57%) Applications Packager
4 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Applications Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Deskside Support
7 1 (2.04%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.04%) Tester
7 1 (2.04%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) J2EE
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Clustering
2 7 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.37%) Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) UNIX
6 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Solaris
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Disaster Recovery
1 20 (40.82%) CRM
2 11 (22.45%) SOA
3 10 (20.41%) Migration
4 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Release Management
6 2 (4.08%) Data Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL
7 1 (2.04%) Service Management
7 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.04%) High Availability
7 1 (2.04%) Time Management
7 1 (2.04%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MCTS
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.82%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.04%) NFS
4 1 (2.04%) XenApp
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) HP
3 5 (10.20%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.12%) AppSense
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Sun
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) Veritas
6 1 (2.04%) Altiris
6 1 (2.04%) VMware