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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 141 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +8
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.92% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 3.06% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £339 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.13 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-31.07% +66.07%
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
916 719 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.08% 30.12% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 354 433
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 45 64
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £21.75 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 17 September 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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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
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £310 +18.09%
Application Packaging
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) SCCM
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
3 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) MSI
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
5 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
6 3 (13.04%) AppSense
6 3 (13.04%) VMware
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Logistics
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.70%) XenApp
7 2 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
7 2 (8.70%) AdminStudio
7 2 (8.70%) Firewall
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.70%) VBScript
7 2 (8.70%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MSI
2 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
2 2 (8.70%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Applications Packager
2 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) NHS
1 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Logistics
2 2 (8.70%) Workflow
2 2 (8.70%) Validation
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) VBScript
1 2 (8.70%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) ZENworks
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView
3 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Citrix
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) AppSense
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) Lotus
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Altiris
5 1 (4.35%) Dell