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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 133 139 101
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 10 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.32% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 1.03% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £381 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.13 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -29.33%
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
886 969 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.32% 30.62% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 606 378
Average daily rate £369 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.65% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.26 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
Essex - 5 £329 -
Bedfordshire +16 4 £325 -16.12%
Norfolk +10 1 £475 +50.79%
Application Packaging
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 7 (46.67%) SCCM
4 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Symantec
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (20.00%) MSI
7 3 (20.00%) AdminStudio
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (20.00%) LANDesk
7 3 (20.00%) Altiris
7 3 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
8 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
8 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 1 (6.67%) ITSM
9 1 (6.67%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MSI
1 3 (20.00%) AdminStudio
1 3 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Applications Packager
2 3 (20.00%) Development Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.67%) Application Discovery
5 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.67%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (20.00%) Altiris
3 3 (20.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.67%) VMware