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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 506 442 341
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -101
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 89 145 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.28% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 1.01% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 105 162
Average daily rate
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£320 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £174 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £303 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £28.75 £24.63 £30.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% -19.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.28 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £137.75 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -29.33%
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
15221 14359 14498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.72% 28.07% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10516 9261 9498
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £274 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 191 250
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -47 22 £353 +8.46% 5
South East -12 21 £338 -6.89% 1
North West -19 14 £290 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire -20 13 £215 +16.21% 2
East of England +8 11 £325 +4.00% 1
West Midlands +6 4 £300 +49.06%
North East -29 3 £190 -15.55%
South West -23 2 £445 +72.81%
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 161 (70.00%) Windows
2 93 (40.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 91 (39.57%) Microsoft
4 75 (32.61%) MSI
5 74 (32.17%) SCCM
6 67 (29.13%) Active Directory
6 67 (29.13%) Windows 7
7 66 (28.70%) Citrix
8 55 (23.91%) Security Cleared
9 43 (18.70%) SC Cleared
10 42 (18.26%) Migration
11 38 (16.52%) MS Excel
12 36 (15.65%) PowerShell
12 36 (15.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (14.78%) Finance
14 33 (14.35%) XenApp
15 32 (13.91%) VMware
16 31 (13.48%) VBScript
16 31 (13.48%) Application Discovery
17 30 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
18 28 (12.17%) Windows Server 2012
19 27 (11.74%) SharePoint
19 27 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
20 24 (10.43%) Project Management
21 23 (10.00%) Windows XP
22 21 (9.13%) MCSE
22 21 (9.13%) TCP/IP
22 21 (9.13%) MS Office
23 20 (8.70%) ITIL
24 19 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 27 (11.74%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.48%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (2.61%) Lync
4 5 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.17%) IIS
5 4 (1.74%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.87%) JBoss
6 2 (0.87%) Apache
7 1 (0.43%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (16.52%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.13%) MS Office
3 7 (3.04%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.74%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.87%) MS Project
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.78%) Office 365
2 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.13%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.39%) DNS
3 15 (6.52%) Firewall
4 12 (5.22%) DHCP
5 11 (4.78%) NetScaler
6 10 (4.35%) SAN
7 8 (3.48%) VLAN
8 7 (3.04%) LAN
8 7 (3.04%) WAN
9 6 (2.61%) NAS
10 4 (1.74%) Network Security
10 4 (1.74%) Intranet
10 4 (1.74%) VPN
11 3 (1.30%) HTTP
11 3 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.87%) SSH
12 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.87%) SSL
12 2 (0.87%) Skype
13 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.74%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (1.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 75 (32.61%) MSI
2 12 (5.22%) Wise Package Studio
3 11 (4.78%) AdminStudio
4 9 (3.91%) InstallShield
5 5 (2.17%) Fiddler
6 4 (1.74%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.87%) Ant
9 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.43%) Subversion
9 1 (0.43%) Maven
9 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (14.78%) Finance
2 8 (3.48%) Banking
3 7 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.61%) Local Government
5 4 (1.74%) Legal
6 3 (1.30%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (29.57%) Applications Packager
2 19 (8.26%) Analyst
3 18 (7.83%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.52%) Architect
5 11 (4.78%) Coordinator
6 10 (4.35%) Consultant
6 10 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (3.91%) Deployment Engineer
8 8 (3.48%) Windows Server Engineer
8 8 (3.48%) Server Engineer
8 8 (3.48%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.04%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.04%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.04%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.17%) Administrator
10 5 (2.17%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.17%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.61%) HTML
1 6 (2.61%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.74%) Middleware
2 4 (1.74%) CSS
2 4 (1.74%) Web Services
2 4 (1.74%) .NET
2 4 (1.74%) J2EE
2 4 (1.74%) XSL
2 4 (1.74%) XSLT
3 3 (1.30%) ODBC
3 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.87%) WSH
5 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 4 (1.74%) Taxonomies
3 3 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.30%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.30%) Clustering
4 2 (0.87%) PKI
4 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.87%) CMDB
5 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.43%) NHS
5 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 161 (70.00%) Windows
2 67 (29.13%) Windows 7
3 36 (15.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (12.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 14 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.65%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.48%) UNIX
9 7 (3.04%) Linux
10 6 (2.61%) Solaris
11 2 (0.87%) AIX
11 2 (0.87%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.26%) Migration
2 31 (13.48%) Application Discovery
3 30 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (10.43%) Project Management
5 20 (8.70%) ITIL
6 13 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (4.78%) Time Management
8 9 (3.91%) Change Management
9 8 (3.48%) Release Management
9 8 (3.48%) Change Control
9 8 (3.48%) Patch Management
10 7 (3.04%) Server Building
10 7 (3.04%) Matrix Management
11 6 (2.61%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.17%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.17%) Workflow
12 5 (2.17%) Project Planning
12 5 (2.17%) Load Testing
13 4 (1.74%) Information Architecture
13 4 (1.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.65%) PowerShell
2 31 (13.48%) VBScript
3 18 (7.83%) VB
4 11 (4.78%) SQL
5 5 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.17%) Java
6 4 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.74%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.87%) Perl
7 2 (0.87%) PHP
7 2 (0.87%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) AppleScript
8 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 43 (18.70%) SC Cleared
3 27 (11.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (9.13%) MCSE
5 8 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (3.48%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.48%) MCP
6 7 (3.04%) CCEE
6 7 (3.04%) MCITP
7 5 (2.17%) Degree
7 5 (2.17%) CCEA
7 5 (2.17%) CCIA
8 3 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.30%) CCNA
8 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.87%) MCDST
9 2 (0.87%) MCTS
9 2 (0.87%) MCSA
9 2 (0.87%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.09%) QA
2 6 (2.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (40.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 67 (29.13%) Active Directory
3 33 (14.35%) XenApp
4 19 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (7.39%) XenDesktop
6 12 (5.22%) Hyper-V
7 11 (4.78%) vSphere
8 7 (3.04%) Terminal Server
9 4 (1.74%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.43%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 74 (32.17%) SCCM
2 7 (3.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (3.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (2.61%) SCOM
3 6 (2.61%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.74%) WMI
4 4 (1.74%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.74%) EdgeSight
5 3 (1.30%) BMC Marimba
6 2 (0.87%) SAP Afaria
6 2 (0.87%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.87%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.87%) AppDNA
6 2 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.87%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.87%) Control-M
6 2 (0.87%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.43%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 91 (39.57%) Microsoft
2 66 (28.70%) Citrix
3 32 (13.91%) VMware
4 14 (6.09%) AppSense
5 10 (4.35%) Cisco
5 10 (4.35%) HP
6 7 (3.04%) BMC
6 7 (3.04%) Wyse
7 6 (2.61%) Veeam
7 6 (2.61%) Altiris
7 6 (2.61%) Apple
7 6 (2.61%) Oracle
8 4 (1.74%) Sun
8 4 (1.74%) Symantec
9 3 (1.30%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.87%) Lumension
10 2 (0.87%) Brocade
10 2 (0.87%) Sophos
10 2 (0.87%) CA
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