The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 75 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% 2.89% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £30.78 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -0.71%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
223 277 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.69% 25.44% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 163 138
Average daily rate £365 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Application Packaging
South East

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) MSI
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Vista
4 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
4 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (31.58%) WSH
5 6 (31.58%) VB
5 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
5 6 (31.58%) Wise Package Studio
5 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
6 4 (21.05%) InstallShield
7 3 (15.79%) SCCM
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) SMS
7 3 (15.79%) XenApp
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.53%) Citrix
8 2 (10.53%) QA
9 1 (5.26%) Degree
9 1 (5.26%) AppSense
9 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (5.26%) Service Management
9 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 1 (5.26%) Finance
9 1 (5.26%) Migration

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SMS
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MSI
2 6 (31.58%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (21.05%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Applications Packager
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Vista
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Service Management
1 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
1 1 (5.26%) Migration
1 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Novell
2 1 (5.26%) AppSense