The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 67 59 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.46% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 1.49% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£140 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £31.56 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-21.96% +23.74%
Application Packaging
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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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
198 201 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.88% 30.50% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 141 85
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £175.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.28% +337.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging across the Birmingham region.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Birmingham region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Application Packaging
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) MSI
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) WMI
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) DCOM
4 2 (33.33%) Firmware
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Sysprep

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WMI
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Dell