The first table below looks at the demand for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Croydon 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon - 1.56% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £311
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.34%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
21 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.39% 14.06% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 20
Average daily rate £325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Application Packaging
London

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) ProCurve
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP