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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 24 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.85% 1.44% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.75% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £300 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £245
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.82 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-12.92% -48.50%
Application Packaging
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 114 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.90% 82.01% 89.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 69 73
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 21
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -35.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £14.62 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 12 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ICT Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Rollout Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix