The first table below looks at the demand for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 Cambridge 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 43 37 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 2.75% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£310 - £303
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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
189 109 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.65% 29.46% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 43 78
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 28
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £23.70 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Application Packaging
Cambridgeshire

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) MSI
4 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (20.00%) AppSense
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
6 1 (10.00%) AdminStudio
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) NHS
6 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) XenApp
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) VMware

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MSI
2 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (10.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) VB
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (20.00%) AppSense
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) VMware