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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 128 116 109
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 8 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.42% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.44% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 10
Average daily rate
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£193 £315 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £249 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £369 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.03 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +14.38%
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
866 695 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.84% 28.87% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 383 475
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 41
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.10 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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
Hertfordshire +8 4 - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Application Packaging
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) MSI
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) SCCM
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Lotus
6 2 (15.38%) OpenView
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
6 2 (15.38%) Apache
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) IIS
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Notes
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MSI
2 1 (7.69%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support
3 1 (7.69%) Deskside Support
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Workflow
1 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) HP SIM
3 2 (15.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) AppSense