The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Packager role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 28 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 Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 73 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 16 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.11% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £263 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.90% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £253 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £273 £239
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -24.60%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1356 1351 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.43% 93.04% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 674 640
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 100 115
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Packager
England

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Packager Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Packager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Packager
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +14 14 £315 +14.54%
Applications Packager
England

Applications Packager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 17 (89.47%) MSI
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
4 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
6 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
7 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
8 8 (42.11%) Application Packaging
8 8 (42.11%) Wise Package Studio
9 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
9 7 (36.84%) WSH
9 7 (36.84%) VB
10 4 (21.05%) SCCM
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
13 1 (5.26%) Citrix
13 1 (5.26%) AppSense
13 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
13 1 (5.26%) Publishing
13 1 (5.26%) Migration
13 1 (5.26%) XenApp
13 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
13 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) MSI
2 8 (42.11%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (5.26%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Application Packaging
2 7 (36.84%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
3 9 (47.37%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Migration
1 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (68.42%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) AppSense