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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 133 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 16 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% 0.043% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.82% 0.16% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Average daily rate £300 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £303
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-29.23% -13.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
877 619 839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.23% 26.84% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 357 473
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 60
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £300 -
Application Packaging
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
3 13 (50.00%) SCCM
4 12 (46.15%) MSI
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 6 (23.08%) Migration
8 4 (15.38%) VBScript
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
9 3 (11.54%) VB
9 3 (11.54%) Citrix
9 3 (11.54%) InstallShield
9 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
10 2 (7.69%) Validation
10 2 (7.69%) AdminStudio
10 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (7.69%) Symantec
10 2 (7.69%) ZENworks
10 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
10 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (7.69%) MS Office
10 2 (7.69%) XML
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 2 (7.69%) VMware
10 2 (7.69%) Altiris
10 2 (7.69%) AppSense
10 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MSI
2 3 (11.54%) InstallShield
3 2 (7.69%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Law
1 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Applications Packager
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Validation
3 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.85%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (3.85%) CAD
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) VBScript
2 3 (11.54%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CCNA
3 1 (3.85%) CCA
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CCEA
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) XenServer
4 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (7.69%) ZENworks
2 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.85%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) Symantec
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Altiris
2 2 (7.69%) AppSense
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Wyse