The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank - 29 23
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.60% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.96% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -4.00%
Application Packaging
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.04% 30.36% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 12
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +26.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Application Packaging
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) MSI
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Critical Path Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Critical Path Analysis
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) AppSense