The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 89 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 0.10% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.12% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £444 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £339 £260
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +30.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+44.00% +8.69%
Application Packaging
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
928 839 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.36% 84.24% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 525 315
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 38 49
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.84 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £444 -
Chester - 1 £300 -
Application Packaging
North West

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MSI
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Rollout Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) AppSense
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix