The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Packager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Packager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 57 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.90% 0.91% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 1.03% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 £31.56 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.85% +19.07%
Applications Packager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
710 870 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.03% 88.41% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 417 410
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £490 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 56
Average hourly rate £18.02 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Packager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Packager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Packager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (71.43%) AppSense
3 5 (71.43%) Application Packaging
3 5 (71.43%) VBScript
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 5 (71.43%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) VB
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) MSI
4 4 (57.14%) AdminStudio
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MSI
1 4 (57.14%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) AppSense
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix