The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Job Titles advertised 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 Packager
Rank 136 97 119
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +22
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 13 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.96% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.02% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 6
Average daily rate
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£370 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £359 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £26.09 - £34.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -24.60%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2813 2244 2855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.69% 93.89% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1135 1418
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 237 360
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -27.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Packager
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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 28 July 2014, 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 15 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (66.67%) MSI
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
4 10 (47.62%) SCCM
4 10 (47.62%) Citrix
5 8 (38.10%) Application Packaging
5 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) AppSense
7 5 (23.81%) VBScript
8 4 (19.05%) VB
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) AdminStudio
8 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
9 3 (14.29%) InstallShield
9 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
9 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 3 (14.29%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
9 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
9 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (9.52%) XML
10 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Local Government
10 2 (9.52%) Validation
10 2 (9.52%) ZENworks

Applications Packager
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 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MSI
2 4 (19.05%) AdminStudio
3 3 (14.29%) InstallShield
4 1 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Validation
1 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) VBScript
2 4 (19.05%) VB
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.52%) ZENworks
4 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) AppSense
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) CA