The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Packager role 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 Applications Packager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packager
Rank 123 135 101
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -34
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 6 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.20% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £306 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £265 £315
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.53 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -1.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2553 2779 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.35% 93.32% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1553 1145
Average daily rate £400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 243
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Applications Packager
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 Applications Packager across the East of England region.

Applications Packager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Packager
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 Applications Packager across the East of England region.

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) MSI
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) IIS
6 1 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (12.50%) AdminStudio
6 1 (12.50%) CA
6 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MSI
2 1 (12.50%) AdminStudio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) AppSense