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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 439 371 389
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +18
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 140 195 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 1.50% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 130 74
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£400 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £177 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £470 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+58.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.03 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.74% +33.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £31.09 £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £43.46 £29.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.03 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +14.38%
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
13404 12994 12690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.75% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9303 8465 8096
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 280 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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
South East -14 37 £425 +31.78% 4
South West -10 35 £355 +136.66% 2
London -49 35 £400 +3.89% 4
North West -11 12 £325 +44.44%
East of England -10 9 £193 -38.88%
Yorkshire -11 5 £265 -
West Midlands -23 2 £350 +79.48% 1
Application Packaging
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Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 193 (65.42%) Windows
2 132 (44.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 123 (41.69%) Active Directory
4 121 (41.02%) Windows 7
5 107 (36.27%) Microsoft
6 102 (34.58%) SCCM
7 91 (30.85%) MSI
8 81 (27.46%) Citrix
9 68 (23.05%) Windows XP
10 61 (20.68%) Security Cleared
11 58 (19.66%) Migration
12 56 (18.98%) Hyper-V
13 53 (17.97%) XenApp
14 52 (17.63%) VMware
15 50 (16.95%) SQL
16 48 (16.27%) SharePoint
17 44 (14.92%) Clustering
18 43 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
19 42 (14.24%) PowerShell
20 40 (13.56%) MS Excel
21 39 (13.22%) VB
21 39 (13.22%) XenDesktop
22 38 (12.88%) Lync
23 36 (12.20%) SharePoint 2013
24 35 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
25 34 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
25 34 (11.53%) Finance
26 33 (11.19%) Disaster Recovery
26 33 (11.19%) CRM
27 31 (10.51%) BizTalk Server

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 48 (16.27%) SharePoint
2 38 (12.88%) Lync
3 36 (12.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 35 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (10.51%) BizTalk Server
5 31 (10.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (5.42%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (2.03%) IIS
9 5 (1.69%) Apache
10 4 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.02%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.68%) JBoss
12 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.15%) MS Office
3 3 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 30 (10.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.37%) Office 365
3 3 (1.02%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.47%) DNS
2 16 (5.42%) Firewall
3 15 (5.08%) LAN
4 12 (4.07%) WAN
4 12 (4.07%) VPN
5 11 (3.73%) DHCP
6 9 (3.05%) NetScaler
7 8 (2.71%) SAN
8 4 (1.36%) Intranet
8 4 (1.36%) SSL
9 3 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.02%) NAS
9 3 (1.02%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.34%) FTP
11 1 (0.34%) PBX
11 1 (0.34%) SMS
11 1 (0.34%) VoIP
11 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.02%) MS Access
2 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.68%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.34%) EDMS
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 91 (30.85%) MSI
2 17 (5.76%) Wise Package Studio
3 16 (5.42%) AdminStudio
4 7 (2.37%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.34%) NuGet
General
1 34 (11.53%) Finance
2 19 (6.44%) Banking
3 10 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Legal
5 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.34%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (28.47%) Applications Packager
2 39 (13.22%) Architect
3 22 (7.46%) Technical Architect
4 20 (6.78%) Consultant
5 17 (5.76%) Support Engineer
6 14 (4.75%) Administrator
6 14 (4.75%) Desktop Engineer
7 13 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (4.07%) Project Manager
9 11 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (3.39%) Desktop Support
11 9 (3.05%) Analyst
11 9 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.37%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 7 (2.37%) Wintel Administrator
12 7 (2.37%) Wintel Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 6 (2.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 6 (2.03%) Technical Leader
13 6 (2.03%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.17%) .NET
2 14 (4.75%) WSH
3 7 (2.37%) Middleware
4 6 (2.03%) Software Packaging
5 4 (1.36%) HTML
5 4 (1.36%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.02%) J2EE
6 3 (1.02%) XML
7 2 (0.68%) XSL
7 2 (0.68%) XSLT
7 2 (0.68%) CSS
7 2 (0.68%) Web Services
8 1 (0.34%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.92%) Clustering
2 11 (3.73%) Thin Client
2 11 (3.73%) Fat Client
3 9 (3.05%) Open Source
4 8 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.37%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.36%) PKI
7 4 (1.36%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.36%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.02%) CMDB
9 2 (0.68%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.68%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.34%) Derivative
10 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 193 (65.42%) Windows
2 121 (41.02%) Windows 7
3 68 (23.05%) Windows XP
4 43 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (7.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (5.42%) Linux
7 15 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.41%) Windows 2000
9 12 (4.07%) UNIX
9 12 (4.07%) Windows Vista
10 10 (3.39%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.02%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.02%) Solaris
13 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.34%) AIX
14 1 (0.34%) Android
14 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (19.66%) Migration
2 33 (11.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (11.19%) CRM
3 21 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (6.10%) ITIL
5 14 (4.75%) Service Delivery
6 12 (4.07%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (3.73%) SOA
8 8 (2.71%) Project Management
8 8 (2.71%) Asset Management
8 8 (2.71%) Problem Management
8 8 (2.71%) Time Management
9 7 (2.37%) Change Management
9 7 (2.37%) Configuration Management
10 6 (2.03%) Software Deployment
11 5 (1.69%) Software Distribution
11 5 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (1.69%) Coaching
11 5 (1.69%) Data Architecture
11 5 (1.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.95%) SQL
2 42 (14.24%) PowerShell
3 39 (13.22%) VB
4 27 (9.15%) VBScript
5 7 (2.37%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.36%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.02%) C
7 3 (1.02%) Java
8 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.68%) PHP
8 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.68%) VB6
9 1 (0.34%) Ruby
9 1 (0.34%) AppleScript
9 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.34%) VBA
9 1 (0.34%) Python
9 1 (0.34%) C#
9 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (20.68%) Security Cleared
2 31 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.44%) DV Cleared
3 19 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.07%) MCSE
5 6 (2.03%) Degree
6 4 (1.36%) MCITP
6 4 (1.36%) PMP
7 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.02%) APMP
8 2 (0.68%) CHFI
9 1 (0.34%) MCP
9 1 (0.34%) HND
9 1 (0.34%) MCTS
9 1 (0.34%) MCSA
9 1 (0.34%) CCNA
9 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CCEA
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.75%) QA
2 12 (4.07%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 132 (44.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 123 (41.69%) Active Directory
3 56 (18.98%) Hyper-V
4 53 (17.97%) XenApp
5 39 (13.22%) XenDesktop
6 34 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (5.08%) vSphere
8 9 (3.05%) XenServer
8 9 (3.05%) VMware ESX
9 8 (2.71%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.69%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.36%) Firmware
12 3 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (1.02%) UAG
13 2 (0.68%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.34%) NFS
14 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 102 (34.58%) SCCM
2 26 (8.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (5.76%) SCOM
4 12 (4.07%) HP SIM
5 10 (3.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 9 (3.05%) Control-M
7 8 (2.71%) WSUS
8 7 (2.37%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (2.03%) EdgeSight
10 5 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (1.36%) WMI
12 3 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (1.02%) SCOrch
12 3 (1.02%) AppDNA
12 3 (1.02%) Casper Suite
12 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.02%) OpenView
12 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 107 (36.27%) Microsoft
2 81 (27.46%) Citrix
3 52 (17.63%) VMware
4 27 (9.15%) HP
5 26 (8.81%) AppSense
6 12 (4.07%) Cisco
7 11 (3.73%) Altiris
7 11 (3.73%) Wyse
8 8 (2.71%) McAfee
8 8 (2.71%) Oracle
9 7 (2.37%) BMC
9 7 (2.37%) LANDesk
10 6 (2.03%) NetApp
10 6 (2.03%) Dell
11 5 (1.69%) EMC
11 5 (1.69%) Novell
11 5 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.36%) Adobe
13 3 (1.02%) Sun
13 3 (1.02%) IBM
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