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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 425 346 383
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +37
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 157 234 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.49% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 1.66% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 138 99
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £402 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £312
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 14
Average hourly rate £25.88 £31.56 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +70.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £22.05 £16.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.50 £33.45 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £31.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-31.07% +70.56%
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
14164 14098 14919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.00% 29.27% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9322 9291 9042
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 235 364
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.61 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 70 £355 +9.23% 18
South East -37 32 £500 +53.84% 3
South West -9 19 £255 -21.53% 1
East Midlands +12 12 £325 +8.33%
Yorkshire +4 5 £163 -61.19%
West Midlands -14 5 £140 -37.77% 2
East of England -42 5 £310 +12.72% 1
North West -39 3 £300 -7.69%
Application Packaging
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Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 247 (72.86%) Windows
2 169 (49.85%) Windows 7
3 154 (45.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 121 (35.69%) SCCM
5 114 (33.63%) MSI
6 110 (32.45%) Microsoft
7 101 (29.79%) Windows XP
8 100 (29.50%) Active Directory
8 100 (29.50%) Citrix
9 70 (20.65%) VB
10 65 (19.17%) Hyper-V
11 56 (16.52%) Security Cleared
12 51 (15.04%) Migration
13 50 (14.75%) XenApp
14 48 (14.16%) XenDesktop
15 46 (13.57%) VMware
16 44 (12.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 39 (11.50%) Wise Package Studio
18 38 (11.21%) MS Excel
19 36 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
20 34 (10.03%) PowerShell
20 34 (10.03%) Finance
21 33 (9.73%) WSH
22 29 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
22 29 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
23 28 (8.26%) SC Cleared
24 26 (7.67%) Windows Vista
24 26 (7.67%) Service Delivery
25 25 (7.37%) VBScript
25 25 (7.37%) Windows 8

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 24 (7.08%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.72%) Lync
3 14 (4.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (3.54%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.77%) IIS
7 3 (0.88%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.88%) Apache
7 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.08%) MS Office
3 3 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (3.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.88%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.01%) DNS
1 17 (5.01%) Firewall
2 16 (4.72%) LAN
3 15 (4.42%) VPN
4 10 (2.95%) WAN
5 7 (2.06%) NetScaler
6 6 (1.77%) DHCP
7 5 (1.47%) SMS
8 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.88%) SSL
9 3 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.88%) Wireless
9 3 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.59%) Intranet
11 1 (0.29%) Internet
11 1 (0.29%) RTP
11 1 (0.29%) SAN
11 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.29%) EDMS
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 114 (33.63%) MSI
2 39 (11.50%) Wise Package Studio
3 22 (6.49%) InstallShield
4 19 (5.60%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.29%) NuGet
General
1 34 (10.03%) Finance
2 19 (5.60%) Banking
3 8 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.29%) Law
6 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (32.74%) Applications Packager
2 25 (7.37%) Architect
3 21 (6.19%) Consultant
4 17 (5.01%) Desktop Support
5 16 (4.72%) Project Manager
6 15 (4.42%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (4.13%) Analyst
7 14 (4.13%) Technical Architect
8 13 (3.83%) Administrator
9 11 (3.24%) Support Engineer
9 11 (3.24%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (2.95%) Technical Leader
11 7 (2.06%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 7 (2.06%) Wintel Administrator
11 7 (2.06%) Wintel Systems Administrator
12 6 (1.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 6 (1.77%) Coordinator
12 6 (1.77%) Applications Consultant
13 5 (1.47%) 3rd Line Support
13 5 (1.47%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.73%) WSH
2 11 (3.24%) .NET
2 11 (3.24%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.18%) DCOM
4 3 (0.88%) Middleware
5 2 (0.59%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.08%) Clustering
2 14 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.65%) Thin Client
3 9 (2.65%) Fat Client
4 6 (1.77%) Firmware
5 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.88%) CMDB
6 3 (0.88%) NHS
6 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.59%) User Experience
7 2 (0.59%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.59%) SecurID
7 2 (0.59%) PKI
8 1 (0.29%) Derivative
8 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.29%) Open Source
8 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 247 (72.86%) Windows
2 169 (49.85%) Windows 7
3 101 (29.79%) Windows XP
4 36 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (8.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (7.67%) Windows Vista
7 25 (7.37%) Windows 8
8 13 (3.83%) Windows 2000
9 12 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.77%) Linux
11 5 (1.47%) UNIX
12 4 (1.18%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.29%) Android
14 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (15.04%) Migration
2 29 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (7.67%) Service Delivery
4 19 (5.60%) Project Management
5 15 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (4.42%) ITIL
5 15 (4.42%) CRM
6 13 (3.83%) Software Distribution
7 8 (2.36%) PRINCE2
7 8 (2.36%) SOA
7 8 (2.36%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (2.06%) Problem Management
8 7 (2.06%) Workflow
9 6 (1.77%) CAD
9 6 (1.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (1.77%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (1.77%) Coaching
10 5 (1.47%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (1.47%) Release Management
10 5 (1.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (20.65%) VB
2 34 (10.03%) PowerShell
3 25 (7.37%) VBScript
4 23 (6.78%) SQL
5 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.47%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.59%) Python
6 2 (0.59%) C
7 1 (0.29%) Java
7 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.29%) Ruby
7 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 28 (8.26%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.31%) DV Cleared
4 13 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.77%) PMP
6 5 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (1.47%) MCSE
7 4 (1.18%) CCA
7 4 (1.18%) CCEA
7 4 (1.18%) MCITP
7 4 (1.18%) Degree
8 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.88%) APMP
8 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.88%) CCNA
9 2 (0.59%) MCTS
10 1 (0.29%) CCEE
10 1 (0.29%) CCAA
10 1 (0.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.24%) SLA
2 8 (2.36%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 154 (45.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 100 (29.50%) Active Directory
3 65 (19.17%) Hyper-V
4 50 (14.75%) XenApp
5 48 (14.16%) XenDesktop
6 24 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (4.13%) vSphere
8 12 (3.54%) VMware ESX
9 9 (2.65%) Terminal Services
9 9 (2.65%) XenServer
10 6 (1.77%) Terminal Server
11 4 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.88%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.29%) NFS
13 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 121 (35.69%) SCCM
2 44 (12.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (5.31%) SCOM
4 13 (3.83%) HP SIM
5 10 (2.95%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 9 (2.65%) Control-M
7 8 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (2.06%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (1.47%) WMI
9 5 (1.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 5 (1.47%) AppDNA
10 4 (1.18%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.88%) OpenView
11 3 (0.88%) Unicenter
11 3 (0.88%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.88%) WSUS
11 3 (0.88%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 110 (32.45%) Microsoft
2 100 (29.50%) Citrix
3 46 (13.57%) VMware
4 21 (6.19%) AppSense
5 20 (5.90%) HP
6 11 (3.24%) Cisco
7 10 (2.95%) Wyse
7 10 (2.95%) Altiris
8 8 (2.36%) McAfee
8 8 (2.36%) CA
9 7 (2.06%) BMC
10 6 (1.77%) Dell
10 6 (1.77%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.18%) Adobe
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle
11 4 (1.18%) Lumension
12 3 (0.88%) Splunk
12 3 (0.88%) Novell
12 3 (0.88%) IBM
12 3 (0.88%) Symantec
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