The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 69 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 12 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.93% 0.97% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.82% 4.10% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate
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£255 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £291 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £84.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-74.10% +147.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
249 244 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.32% 23.57% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 149 125
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) MSI
2 15 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 10 (45.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (40.91%) WSH
5 9 (40.91%) VB
5 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
5 9 (40.91%) Wise Package Studio
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Vista
7 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
8 4 (18.18%) InstallShield
9 3 (13.64%) SMS
9 3 (13.64%) SCCM
9 3 (13.64%) XenApp
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 2 (9.09%) Citrix
10 2 (9.09%) QA
11 1 (4.55%) Degree
11 1 (4.55%) AppSense
11 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
11 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (4.55%) Service Management
11 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 1 (4.55%) Finance
11 1 (4.55%) Migration

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SMS
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) MSI
2 9 (40.91%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (18.18%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Applications Packager
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 10 (45.45%) Windows XP
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Vista
5 6 (27.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
1 1 (4.55%) Service Management
1 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
1 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) AppSense
2 1 (4.55%) Novell