The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 120 121 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 10 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 1.91% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£166 £305 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.49% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £254 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £380 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £260 £316
% change year-on-year
+31.34% -17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-30.85% +8.81%
Application Packaging
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
777 786 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.52% 29.90% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 435 392
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 28
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.50 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £40.50 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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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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
Hertfordshire +8 2 - - 1
Bedfordshire -9 1 - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 5 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) SLA
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec
7 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
7 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
2 1 (6.25%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) DBA
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Packager
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
3 1 (6.25%) Deskside Support
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows XP
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Change Management
2 1 (6.25%) Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) Validation
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.25%) OpenView
3 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Altiris
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) AppSense
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco