The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Chester 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £18.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -47.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.08% 22.78% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 13
Average daily rate £320 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Application Packaging
Cheshire

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 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) AppSense
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) MSI
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 3 (42.86%) VBScript
5 3 (42.86%) VB
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
6 2 (28.57%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (28.57%) Local Government
6 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
6 2 (28.57%) MS Project
6 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
7 1 (14.29%) Publishing

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MSI
2 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Packager
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Administrator
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
1 3 (42.86%) VB
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) AppSense
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft