The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 135 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 14 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.67% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 2.33% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £285 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £334 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.75 - £34.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £18.00 £34.63
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -48.01%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
892 688 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.39% 28.79% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 377 439
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 42 71
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Application Packaging
England

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 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) SCCM
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
4 11 (37.93%) MSI
5 10 (34.48%) Citrix
5 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
8 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
8 4 (13.79%) VBScript
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (13.79%) AppSense
9 3 (10.34%) XenApp
9 3 (10.34%) InstallShield
9 3 (10.34%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (10.34%) VB
9 3 (10.34%) MS Office
9 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (6.90%) HP
10 2 (6.90%) XML
10 2 (6.90%) Symantec
10 2 (6.90%) ZENworks
10 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
10 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MSI
2 3 (10.34%) InstallShield
3 2 (6.90%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Applications Packager
2 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Network Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Applications Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 2 (6.90%) Workflow
2 2 (6.90%) Validation
2 2 (6.90%) Migration
2 2 (6.90%) Logistics
2 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) VBScript
2 3 (10.34%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCA
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCEA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (10.34%) XenApp
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) ZENworks
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (3.45%) OpenView
4 1 (3.45%) HP SIM
4 1 (3.45%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Citrix
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) AppSense
4 2 (6.90%) Altiris
4 2 (6.90%) Symantec
4 2 (6.90%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus
5 1 (3.45%) Wyse
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle