The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 452 397 387
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -10
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 138 170 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 1.27% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 109 76
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£425 £325 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £199 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+37.08% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 20
Average hourly rate £34.50 £31.56 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £30.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £41.40 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +26.22%
Application Packaging
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13969 13353 13319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.79% 28.52% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9620 8813 8248
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 252 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.04 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in England

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging across the England region.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in England

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the England region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram in England

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the England region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in England

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the England region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 20 November 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
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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
London -34 47 £425 +30.76% 7
South East -17 36 £545 +67.69% 2
South West +1 32 £300 +66.66% 6
North West -9 9 £340 +51.11% 1
Yorkshire -6 5 £265 - 1
East of England -19 4 £215 -31.74% 1
East Midlands +10 2 £200 -33.33% 1
West Midlands -31 1 - -
Application Packaging
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Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 200 (66.89%) Windows
2 139 (46.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 131 (43.81%) Windows 7
4 119 (39.80%) Active Directory
5 100 (33.44%) MSI
6 99 (33.11%) Microsoft
7 94 (31.44%) SCCM
8 83 (27.76%) Citrix
9 75 (25.08%) Windows XP
10 68 (22.74%) Hyper-V
11 59 (19.73%) Security Cleared
12 54 (18.06%) Migration
13 48 (16.05%) VB
14 45 (15.05%) SQL
14 45 (15.05%) XenDesktop
15 44 (14.72%) XenApp
15 44 (14.72%) SharePoint
16 43 (14.38%) VMware
16 43 (14.38%) Clustering
17 37 (12.37%) Lync
18 35 (11.71%) PowerShell
19 34 (11.37%) SharePoint 2013
20 33 (11.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
20 33 (11.04%) CRM
20 33 (11.04%) MS Excel
20 33 (11.04%) Disaster Recovery
21 31 (10.37%) BizTalk Server
21 31 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2013
21 31 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
21 31 (10.37%) SharePoint 2010

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 44 (14.72%) SharePoint
2 37 (12.37%) Lync
3 34 (11.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 31 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (10.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 31 (10.37%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (4.35%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.01%) IIS
7 3 (1.00%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.00%) Apache
7 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.36%) MS Office
3 4 (1.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (10.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 30 (10.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.03%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.00%) Office 365
2 3 (1.00%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.36%) DNS
2 17 (5.69%) Firewall
3 12 (4.01%) LAN
4 11 (3.68%) VPN
4 11 (3.68%) NetScaler
5 10 (3.34%) WAN
6 8 (2.68%) DHCP
7 3 (1.00%) SMS
7 3 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (1.00%) SSL
7 3 (1.00%) SAN
8 2 (0.67%) Intranet
8 2 (0.67%) NAS
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.33%) VoIP
9 1 (0.33%) PBX
9 1 (0.33%) FTP
9 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.33%) EDMS
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 100 (33.44%) MSI
2 25 (8.36%) Wise Package Studio
3 13 (4.35%) AdminStudio
4 12 (4.01%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.33%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.33%) NuGet
General
1 28 (9.36%) Finance
2 14 (4.68%) Banking
3 10 (3.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.67%) Legal
5 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 94 (31.44%) Applications Packager
2 39 (13.04%) Architect
3 22 (7.36%) Technical Architect
4 20 (6.69%) Consultant
5 16 (5.35%) Project Manager
6 13 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (3.68%) Support Engineer
7 11 (3.68%) Administrator
8 10 (3.34%) Desktop Support
8 10 (3.34%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (3.01%) Analyst
9 9 (3.01%) Technical Leader
10 7 (2.34%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 7 (2.34%) Applications Consultant
10 7 (2.34%) Wintel Systems Administrator
10 7 (2.34%) Wintel Administrator
11 6 (2.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (2.01%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 6 (2.01%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.70%) .NET
2 23 (7.69%) WSH
3 5 (1.67%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.34%) Middleware
4 4 (1.34%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.67%) XML
6 1 (0.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.38%) Clustering
2 11 (3.68%) Thin Client
2 11 (3.68%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.01%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.34%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.34%) Reference Data
4 4 (1.34%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.34%) CMDB
5 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.00%) NHS
6 2 (0.67%) PKI
6 2 (0.67%) Open Source
6 2 (0.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.33%) Derivative
7 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 200 (66.89%) Windows
2 131 (43.81%) Windows 7
3 75 (25.08%) Windows XP
4 31 (10.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 13 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 12 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.01%) Windows 2000
8 9 (3.01%) UNIX
9 7 (2.34%) Linux
10 4 (1.34%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.06%) Migration
2 33 (11.04%) CRM
2 33 (11.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (5.69%) Service Delivery
5 13 (4.35%) ITIL
6 12 (4.01%) Project Management
6 12 (4.01%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (3.68%) SOA
8 9 (3.01%) Time Management
9 8 (2.68%) PRINCE2
10 7 (2.34%) Asset Management
11 6 (2.01%) CAD
11 6 (2.01%) Configuration Management
11 6 (2.01%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (2.01%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.01%) Software Deployment
11 6 (2.01%) Coaching
12 5 (1.67%) Data Architecture
12 5 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 48 (16.05%) VB
2 45 (15.05%) SQL
3 35 (11.71%) PowerShell
4 23 (7.69%) VBScript
5 5 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.34%) C
6 4 (1.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.33%) Ruby
7 1 (0.33%) VBA
7 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (19.73%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.02%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.34%) MCSE
6 4 (1.34%) PMP
6 4 (1.34%) Degree
7 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.00%) APMP
7 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.00%) MCITP
7 3 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.67%) CCEA
8 2 (0.67%) CHFI
8 2 (0.67%) CCEE
9 1 (0.33%) CCAA
9 1 (0.33%) CCIA
9 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.33%) MCSA
9 1 (0.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.68%) SLA
1 8 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 139 (46.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 119 (39.80%) Active Directory
3 68 (22.74%) Hyper-V
4 45 (15.05%) XenDesktop
5 44 (14.72%) XenApp
6 26 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (4.35%) vSphere
8 10 (3.34%) Terminal Services
9 9 (3.01%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.34%) Terminal Server
10 7 (2.34%) XenServer
11 5 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.34%) Firmware
13 2 (0.67%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.67%) UAG
14 1 (0.33%) NFS
14 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 94 (31.44%) SCCM
2 33 (11.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (5.69%) SCOM
4 12 (4.01%) HP SIM
5 10 (3.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 9 (3.01%) Control-M
7 7 (2.34%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (2.01%) EdgeSight
9 5 (1.67%) AppDNA
10 4 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.34%) Casper Suite
10 4 (1.34%) WSUS
11 3 (1.00%) OpenView
11 3 (1.00%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.67%) Unicenter
12 2 (0.67%) ARCserve
12 2 (0.67%) ZENworks
12 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 99 (33.11%) Microsoft
2 83 (27.76%) Citrix
3 43 (14.38%) VMware
4 23 (7.69%) HP
5 20 (6.69%) AppSense
6 11 (3.68%) Altiris
7 10 (3.34%) McAfee
8 9 (3.01%) Cisco
8 9 (3.01%) Wyse
9 7 (2.34%) BMC
9 7 (2.34%) LANDesk
10 6 (2.01%) Dell
11 5 (1.67%) Adobe
12 3 (1.00%) IBM
12 3 (1.00%) CA
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle
12 3 (1.00%) Novell
12 3 (1.00%) Remedy
12 3 (1.00%) Lotus
12 3 (1.00%) Splunk
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