The first table below looks at the demand for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Cheltenham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 20 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.59% 5.56% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 17.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £293 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £303
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 23 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.28% 31.94% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 49
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Application Packaging
Gloucestershire

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Application Packaging
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) C

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense