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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 120 97 120
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 1.02% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 3
Average daily rate £340 £375 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £336 £260
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +29.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -
Application Packaging
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1975 2104 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.00% 74.35% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 1112 1041
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £167.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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
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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 2 £340 -18.80%
Slough - 1 £340 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Application Packaging
South East

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MSI
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) AppSense
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) CCAA
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (16.67%) CCENT
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) MCSA
5 1 (16.67%) VBScript

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCAA
2 1 (16.67%) CCENT
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) AppSense
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec