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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 127 126 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.47% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 1.70% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £300 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +12.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £309
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -35.38%
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
715 825 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.92% 27.77% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 486 346
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 42
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Hertfordshire +1 4 £438 +45.83% 2
Norfolk -2 1 £525 -
Application Packaging
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) HP
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (23.53%) QA
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) WorldPay
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (11.76%) Altiris
8 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 2 (11.76%) Symantec
8 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) DBA
1 4 (23.53%) Administrator
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Applications Packager
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) WorldPay
3 2 (11.76%) Altiris
3 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) VMware