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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 103 122 112
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 24 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 0.077% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 1
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£463 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.03 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +14.38%
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
527 614 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 23.75% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 333 266
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Reading +32 17 £463 +42.30% 1
Application Packaging
South East

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
3 21 (48.84%) SharePoint
3 21 (48.84%) Lync
4 20 (46.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (46.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (46.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (46.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (46.51%) Clustering
4 20 (46.51%) Hyper-V
4 20 (46.51%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (46.51%) SQL
4 20 (46.51%) CRM
5 19 (44.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (44.19%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (44.19%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (41.86%) .NET
7 13 (30.23%) Windows
7 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
8 11 (25.58%) SOA
9 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
10 9 (20.93%) Linux
11 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
12 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (16.28%) Open Source
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (16.28%) Citrix
13 6 (13.95%) SCCM
14 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 21 (48.84%) SharePoint
1 21 (48.84%) Lync
2 20 (46.51%) SharePoint 2013
2 20 (46.51%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (46.51%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (46.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (44.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (44.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) SSH
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MSI
2 1 (2.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Architect
2 20 (46.51%) Technical Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Applications Packager
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Deskside Support
7 1 (2.33%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.33%) Web Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) J2EE
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (46.51%) Clustering
2 7 (16.28%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) UNIX
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Solaris
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) CRM
1 20 (46.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (25.58%) SOA
3 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.65%) Data Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Release Management
5 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Time Management
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL
6 1 (2.33%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.33%) High Availability
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.33%) Service Management
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCTS
4 1 (2.33%) MCITP
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 25 (58.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (46.51%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.33%) NFS
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Citrix
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.98%) AppSense
4 2 (4.65%) Sun
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas
5 1 (2.33%) Altiris
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