The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 383 313 347
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +34
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 190 265 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.57% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 1.99% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 171 127
Average daily rate
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£305 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -47.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £14.50 £22.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £18.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -47.44%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13762 13307 14069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.90% 28.55% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8978 8639 8735
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 265 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Application Packaging
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -54 65 £313 -3.84% 12
South East -32 51 £305 -6.15% 1
South West -22 16 £275 -15.38% 1
East Midlands +2 11 £330 -5.37%
West Midlands -3 11 £263 -19.23% 5
Yorkshire +6 8 £275 -29.03% 2
North West -28 8 £268 -17.69%
Application Packaging
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Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 290 (78.17%) Windows
2 214 (57.68%) Windows 7
3 183 (49.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 133 (35.85%) MSI
4 133 (35.85%) SCCM
5 122 (32.88%) Windows XP
6 115 (31.00%) Microsoft
7 100 (26.95%) Citrix
8 92 (24.80%) Active Directory
9 84 (22.64%) VB
10 60 (16.17%) Hyper-V
11 58 (15.63%) Migration
12 56 (15.09%) Security Cleared
13 55 (14.82%) XenApp
14 53 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
15 52 (14.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 46 (12.40%) WSH
17 42 (11.32%) AppSense
18 40 (10.78%) XenDesktop
19 39 (10.51%) MS Excel
20 38 (10.24%) VBScript
21 37 (9.97%) VMware
22 36 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
23 34 (9.16%) PowerShell
23 34 (9.16%) Finance
23 34 (9.16%) MS Office
24 32 (8.63%) InstallShield
25 29 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
26 28 (7.55%) SC Cleared
26 28 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.08%) Lync
5 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.54%) IIS
6 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 34 (9.16%) MS Office
3 7 (1.89%) MS Project
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.31%) Firewall
2 15 (4.04%) LAN
3 12 (3.23%) DNS
4 10 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 10 (2.70%) VPN
5 9 (2.43%) WAN
6 7 (1.89%) DHCP
7 6 (1.62%) SMS
8 5 (1.35%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.08%) Wireless
9 4 (1.08%) Internet
10 3 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.54%) VoIP
11 2 (0.54%) Intranet
12 1 (0.27%) HTTP
12 1 (0.27%) SSL
12 1 (0.27%) SAN
12 1 (0.27%) RTP
12 1 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.54%) MS Access
2 2 (0.54%) MongoDB
2 2 (0.54%) MySQL
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 133 (35.85%) MSI
2 53 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
3 32 (8.63%) InstallShield
4 21 (5.66%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.27%) NuGet
5 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (9.16%) Finance
2 18 (4.85%) Banking
3 7 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.35%) Legal
5 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.08%) Local Government
6 3 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Publishing
7 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 148 (39.89%) Applications Packager
2 25 (6.74%) Analyst
3 22 (5.93%) Consultant
4 21 (5.66%) Desktop Support
5 18 (4.85%) Project Manager
6 13 (3.50%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (2.70%) Architect
8 9 (2.43%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (2.43%) Administrator
8 9 (2.43%) Technical Leader
9 8 (2.16%) Support Analyst
9 8 (2.16%) SCCM Engineer
10 7 (1.89%) SCCM Consultant
10 7 (1.89%) Support Engineer
10 7 (1.89%) Citrix Specialist
11 6 (1.62%) Senior Project Manager
11 6 (1.62%) Senior Manager
11 6 (1.62%) Coordinator
12 5 (1.35%) Applications Consultant
12 5 (1.35%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.40%) WSH
2 10 (2.70%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.08%) DCOM
4 3 (0.81%) .NET
5 2 (0.54%) XML
6 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.27%) WCF
6 1 (0.27%) WPF
6 1 (0.27%) jQuery
6 1 (0.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.43%) Thin Client
1 9 (2.43%) Fat Client
2 8 (2.16%) Blackberry
3 6 (1.62%) Clustering
4 5 (1.35%) Firmware
5 4 (1.08%) PKI
6 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (0.81%) NHS
6 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.54%) SecurID
7 2 (0.54%) CMDB
8 1 (0.27%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.27%) Open Source
8 1 (0.27%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 290 (78.17%) Windows
2 214 (57.68%) Windows 7
3 122 (32.88%) Windows XP
4 36 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (7.28%) Windows 8
7 23 (6.20%) Windows Vista
8 15 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.62%) Linux
9 6 (1.62%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.27%) UNIX
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (15.63%) Migration
2 29 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (6.74%) Service Delivery
4 21 (5.66%) Project Management
5 18 (4.85%) ITIL
6 13 (3.50%) Software Distribution
7 12 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 9 (2.43%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (1.89%) Integration Testing
9 7 (1.89%) Service Management
10 6 (1.62%) CAD
10 6 (1.62%) Workflow
10 6 (1.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (1.35%) Release Management
11 5 (1.35%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (1.35%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (1.35%) Time Management
11 5 (1.35%) Information Management
11 5 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (1.35%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 84 (22.64%) VB
2 38 (10.24%) VBScript
3 34 (9.16%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.70%) SQL
5 8 (2.16%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.35%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.81%) Perl
7 3 (0.81%) C
7 3 (0.81%) Java
8 2 (0.54%) Python
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) C#
9 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.58%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (1.89%) CCEA
6 7 (1.89%) MCSE
6 7 (1.89%) CCA
7 6 (1.62%) CCNA
7 6 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.62%) Degree
8 5 (1.35%) PMP
8 5 (1.35%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.81%) APMP
9 3 (0.81%) MCITP
10 2 (0.54%) MCTS
10 2 (0.54%) MCSA
11 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.89%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 183 (49.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 92 (24.80%) Active Directory
3 60 (16.17%) Hyper-V
4 55 (14.82%) XenApp
5 40 (10.78%) XenDesktop
6 19 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (1.62%) vSphere
7 6 (1.62%) XenServer
7 6 (1.62%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.62%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.62%) VMware Server
8 5 (1.35%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 133 (35.85%) SCCM
2 52 (14.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (3.77%) SCOM
4 10 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (2.16%) AppDNA
6 7 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (1.62%) WMI
7 6 (1.62%) ZENworks
8 5 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 4 (1.08%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.81%) Puppet
11 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 2 (0.54%) SAP Afaria
11 2 (0.54%) WSUS
11 2 (0.54%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.54%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.54%) Control-M
12 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 115 (31.00%) Microsoft
2 100 (26.95%) Citrix
3 42 (11.32%) AppSense
4 37 (9.97%) VMware
5 15 (4.04%) Wyse
6 11 (2.96%) Altiris
7 10 (2.70%) Cisco
8 7 (1.89%) HP
8 7 (1.89%) CA
8 7 (1.89%) Symantec
9 6 (1.62%) McAfee
10 5 (1.35%) Dell
11 4 (1.08%) Adobe
11 4 (1.08%) LANDesk
12 3 (0.81%) Nimsoft
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle
12 3 (0.81%) NetApp
12 3 (0.81%) Novell
13 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.54%) Avaya
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