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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 404 369 384
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +15
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 153 181 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.40% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.45% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 98 65
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£349 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £260 £315
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -17.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £18.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £49.60 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £31.56 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-30.85% +8.81%
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
12810 12466 10858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8464 7964 6952
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 234 277
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 £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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
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 5 March 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
South East +25 64 £350 +34.61% 2
London -38 43 £325 -2.25% 10
North West -39 15 £363 +52.63% 5
South West -7 10 £300 +71.42% 5
East of England +3 9 £166 -49.62%
East Midlands +1 2 £300 +26.31% 1
Yorkshire -23 2 £355 -1.38% 1
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 187 (63.61%) Windows
2 120 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 120 (40.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 115 (39.12%) Windows 7
4 111 (37.76%) Microsoft
5 107 (36.39%) SCCM
6 86 (29.25%) MSI
7 81 (27.55%) Migration
8 73 (24.83%) Citrix
9 70 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 57 (19.39%) SQL
11 52 (17.69%) XenApp
12 51 (17.35%) VMware
13 49 (16.67%) Windows XP
14 46 (15.65%) SharePoint
15 44 (14.97%) MS Excel
15 44 (14.97%) PowerShell
16 43 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 40 (13.61%) Hyper-V
18 39 (13.27%) SharePoint 2013
18 39 (13.27%) HP
18 39 (13.27%) AppSense
19 38 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
20 37 (12.59%) Lync
20 37 (12.59%) SC Cleared
20 37 (12.59%) Clustering
21 33 (11.22%) CRM
21 33 (11.22%) VBScript
22 32 (10.88%) BizTalk Server
22 32 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 46 (15.65%) SharePoint
2 39 (13.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 38 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (12.59%) Lync
5 32 (10.88%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (10.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 17 (5.78%) MS Exchange
8 15 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (2.38%) IIS
10 6 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.36%) Apache
11 4 (1.36%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.68%) JBoss
13 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.84%) MS Office
3 5 (1.70%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 30 (10.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.20%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (3.74%) Office 365
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.84%) DNS
2 17 (5.78%) DHCP
3 15 (5.10%) Firewall
4 14 (4.76%) SAN
5 13 (4.42%) LAN
6 9 (3.06%) NetScaler
7 8 (2.72%) WAN
8 7 (2.38%) VPN
9 6 (2.04%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.70%) Intranet
11 4 (1.36%) NAS
12 3 (1.02%) SSL
13 2 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (0.34%) Wireless
14 1 (0.34%) SSH
14 1 (0.34%) Internet
14 1 (0.34%) FTP
14 1 (0.34%) PBX
14 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.70%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.02%) MS Access
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 86 (29.25%) MSI
2 12 (4.08%) AdminStudio
3 10 (3.40%) InstallShield
4 8 (2.72%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.68%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.34%) Subversion
6 1 (0.34%) Ant
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) JIRA
6 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (8.84%) Finance
2 11 (3.74%) Banking
3 8 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.02%) Publishing
5 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 41 (13.95%) Architect
3 22 (7.48%) Technical Architect
4 19 (6.46%) Consultant
5 16 (5.44%) Support Engineer
6 13 (4.42%) Analyst
6 13 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (3.74%) Administrator
7 11 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (3.06%) Project Manager
9 7 (2.38%) Applications Consultant
9 7 (2.38%) Desktop Support
9 7 (2.38%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (2.04%) Mac Engineer
10 6 (2.04%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.04%) Applications Specialist
11 5 (1.70%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (1.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (1.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (1.70%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.20%) .NET
2 10 (3.40%) Software Packaging
3 7 (2.38%) HTML
4 6 (2.04%) Middleware
5 5 (1.70%) XSL
5 5 (1.70%) XSLT
5 5 (1.70%) CSS
5 5 (1.70%) Web Services
6 4 (1.36%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.02%) J2EE
7 3 (1.02%) XML
7 3 (1.02%) WSH
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.34%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.34%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.59%) Clustering
2 17 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.06%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.72%) Open Source
5 6 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.04%) Thin Client
6 5 (1.70%) PKI
6 5 (1.70%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.36%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.36%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.02%) CMDB
9 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.68%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.34%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.34%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 187 (63.61%) Windows
2 115 (39.12%) Windows 7
3 49 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 43 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.44%) Linux
7 16 (5.44%) Windows 2000
8 13 (4.42%) UNIX
9 12 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.06%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.02%) Solaris
12 3 (1.02%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.34%) AIX
13 1 (0.34%) Android
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (27.55%) Migration
2 33 (11.22%) CRM
3 32 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (6.46%) ITIL
5 13 (4.42%) Project Management
5 13 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (3.74%) Validation
6 11 (3.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (3.74%) SOA
6 11 (3.74%) Problem Management
7 10 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (2.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (2.72%) Time Management
8 8 (2.72%) Configuration Management
8 8 (2.72%) Service Delivery
8 8 (2.72%) Change Management
9 7 (2.38%) Asset Management
9 7 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (2.38%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (2.38%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.39%) SQL
2 44 (14.97%) PowerShell
3 33 (11.22%) VBScript
4 25 (8.50%) VB
5 7 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.04%) C
7 5 (1.70%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.02%) Java
10 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.68%) PHP
10 2 (0.68%) AppleScript
10 2 (0.68%) VB6
11 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) C#
11 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.59%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (6.46%) DV Cleared
5 15 (5.10%) MCSE
6 14 (4.76%) VCP4
7 7 (2.38%) Degree
8 5 (1.70%) CCNA
8 5 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.02%) ACTC
9 3 (1.02%) MCITP
9 3 (1.02%) MCSA
10 2 (0.68%) CCEE
10 2 (0.68%) CCIA
10 2 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.68%) MCP
10 2 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.68%) CCEA
10 2 (0.68%) CHFI
11 1 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.44%) QA
2 13 (4.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 120 (40.82%) Active Directory
1 120 (40.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 52 (17.69%) XenApp
3 40 (13.61%) Hyper-V
4 31 (10.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (9.86%) XenDesktop
6 12 (4.08%) vSphere
7 8 (2.72%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.38%) XenServer
9 6 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (2.04%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.70%) Terminal Server
11 4 (1.36%) UAG
12 3 (1.02%) Firmware
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 107 (36.39%) SCCM
2 29 (9.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (5.10%) WSUS
4 13 (4.42%) SCOM
5 9 (3.06%) HP SIM
6 7 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (2.38%) EdgeSight
7 6 (2.04%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (1.36%) ARCserve
8 4 (1.36%) Unicenter
9 3 (1.02%) WMI
9 3 (1.02%) Control-M
9 3 (1.02%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.02%) Casper Suite
9 3 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 111 (37.76%) Microsoft
2 73 (24.83%) Citrix
3 51 (17.35%) VMware
4 39 (13.27%) HP
4 39 (13.27%) AppSense
5 16 (5.44%) Altiris
6 15 (5.10%) Cisco
7 13 (4.42%) NetApp
8 9 (3.06%) Wyse
8 9 (3.06%) EMC
8 9 (3.06%) Oracle
9 8 (2.72%) Apple
10 6 (2.04%) Mercator
11 5 (1.70%) Novell
11 5 (1.70%) CA
11 5 (1.70%) Symantec
11 5 (1.70%) McAfee
12 4 (1.36%) Lumension
12 4 (1.36%) LANDesk
12 4 (1.36%) Sophos
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