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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 140 130 110
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 7 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 1.66% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £382 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.65% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £83.00
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -73.79%
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
830 902 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.55% 29.81% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 563 381
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 44
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £20.40 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.72 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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
Bedfordshire +4 2 £325 -16.12%
Norfolk -3 2 £500 +127.27%
Essex - 2 £329 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 -
Application Packaging
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) MSI
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
5 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
5 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) CMDB
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) VMware