The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 48 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.46% 0.82% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 2.24% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£310 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £312
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £31.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-31.07% +70.56%
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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
157 134 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.84% 36.41% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 49 70
Average daily rate £390 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 28
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
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 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
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%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Packager
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Change 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 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
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%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
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%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) VMware