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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packaging
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.40% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £301 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.75%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
483 495 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.31% 78.70% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 313 262
Median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 13
Median hourly rate £19.61 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.67% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) LANDesk