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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 123 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 4 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.51% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.67% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £350 £170 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £164 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £206 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £245
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.82 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-12.92% -48.50%
Application Packaging
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1875 1948 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.68% 76.12% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1189 980
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 140 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 Processes & Methodologies 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex - 2 £383 -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 - -
Hertfordshire +4 1 £264 - 1
Application Packaging
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) MSI
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) AppDNA
6 2 (22.22%) MCDST
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Altiris
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) VB
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (11.11%) Symantec
7 1 (11.11%) Remedy

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (11.11%) AdminStudio
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Packager
1 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Packager
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Application Discovery
2 2 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) SFIA
3 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCDST
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) AppDNA
3 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Altiris
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Wyse