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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 513 459 420
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -39
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 100 146 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 90 109
Median daily rate £338 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £188 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +29.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £25.00 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £25.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+29.00% +21.95%
Application Packaging
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40423 39105 37846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.09% 79.40% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27171 25311 24283
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 1103 1146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -17 26 £400 +23.07% 12
North West +2 25 £350 -12.50% 1
South East -50 15 £310 -8.14% 3
North East -33 14 £318 - 1
East of England +8 7 £350 -33.33%
South West -13 4 £313 +4.16%
West Midlands -18 4 £325 +13.04% 1
East Midlands - 4 £225 - 2
Yorkshire -20 2 - -
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 116 (73.89%) Windows
2 89 (56.69%) Active Directory
3 75 (47.77%) Citrix
4 74 (47.13%) VMware
5 68 (43.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 63 (40.13%) Microsoft
7 62 (39.49%) Windows Server
8 51 (32.48%) SCCM
9 50 (31.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (31.21%) AppSense
11 45 (28.66%) HP
11 45 (28.66%) PowerShell
12 42 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (26.75%) SQL Server
13 40 (25.48%) Windows 7
14 34 (21.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (21.02%) NetScaler
16 29 (18.47%) Finance
17 28 (17.83%) Security Cleared
18 27 (17.20%) MSI
18 27 (17.20%) Windows Server 2003
19 26 (16.56%) ITIL
20 23 (14.65%) Fat Client
20 23 (14.65%) Thin Client
20 23 (14.65%) DNS
21 22 (14.01%) Migration
21 22 (14.01%) XenApp
22 21 (13.38%) SC Cleared
23 20 (12.74%) Wyse
23 20 (12.74%) SQL

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.73%) Skype for Business
3 8 (5.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (5.10%) IIS
4 7 (4.46%) Apache
4 7 (4.46%) IBM Notes
4 7 (4.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.55%) NServiceBus
7 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.18%) Office 365
3 4 (2.55%) IaaS
4 3 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.02%) NetScaler
2 23 (14.65%) DNS
3 11 (7.01%) DHCP
4 9 (5.73%) Firewall
4 9 (5.73%) Skype
5 4 (2.55%) Network Security
6 3 (1.91%) PCoIP
6 3 (1.91%) Softphone
7 2 (1.27%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.27%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.27%) LDAP
7 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.27%) MySQL
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (17.20%) MSI
2 7 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.55%) FxCop
4 4 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.55%) StyleCop
5 3 (1.91%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (1.27%) AdminStudio
6 2 (1.27%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.27%) Subversion
7 1 (0.64%) MSBuild
General
1 29 (18.47%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Banking
3 9 (5.73%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.82%) Publishing
5 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Military
7 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (20.38%) Analyst
2 25 (15.92%) Citrix Specialist
3 20 (12.74%) Applications Packager
4 16 (10.19%) Wintel Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) Citrix Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) Desktop Analyst
5 12 (7.64%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.37%) Desktop Support
6 10 (6.37%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 9 (5.73%) Administrator
7 9 (5.73%) Consultant
7 9 (5.73%) PowerShell Engineer
7 9 (5.73%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (3.82%) Citrix Expert
9 5 (3.18%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Citrix Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.83%) .NET
2 9 (5.73%) HTML
3 7 (4.46%) Middleware
4 4 (2.55%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.27%) LAMP
5 2 (1.27%) REST
5 2 (1.27%) SOAP
6 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.64%) Web Services
6 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) Fat Client
1 23 (14.65%) Thin Client
2 18 (11.46%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.01%) Clustering
4 8 (5.10%) Blackberry
4 8 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.18%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.55%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.55%) Life Science
7 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.27%) CMDB
8 2 (1.27%) User Experience
9 1 (0.64%) NHS
9 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 116 (73.89%) Windows
2 62 (39.49%) Windows Server
3 50 (31.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (25.48%) Windows 7
5 34 (21.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (17.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (12.10%) Windows 10
8 16 (10.19%) Windows XP
9 10 (6.37%) Linux
10 3 (1.91%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.27%) Debian
11 2 (1.27%) Unix
11 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.64%) Android
12 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.56%) ITIL
2 22 (14.01%) Migration
3 16 (10.19%) Configuration Management
4 15 (9.55%) Change Management
5 14 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.28%) IT Governance
6 13 (8.28%) Project Management
6 13 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (7.64%) High Availability
7 12 (7.64%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.37%) Risk Management
9 9 (5.73%) Application Discovery
9 9 (5.73%) Open Source
9 9 (5.73%) Server Building
9 9 (5.73%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.10%) Service Management
11 6 (3.82%) CRM
11 6 (3.82%) ITIL V3
11 6 (3.82%) Software Delivery
11 6 (3.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.66%) PowerShell
2 20 (12.74%) SQL
3 15 (9.55%) VBScript
4 9 (5.73%) C#
5 8 (5.10%) VB
6 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.27%) Perl
7 2 (1.27%) Python
8 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (17.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.38%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.82%) CCAA
4 6 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (3.18%) MCSA
6 4 (2.55%) CCENT
6 4 (2.55%) ISEB
6 4 (2.55%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.91%) Degree
7 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.27%) MCSE
9 1 (0.64%) CCA
9 1 (0.64%) CCEE
9 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (3.18%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (56.69%) Active Directory
2 68 (43.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 42 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (14.01%) XenApp
5 19 (12.10%) vSphere
6 10 (6.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (5.73%) Hyper-V
8 7 (4.46%) Terminal Services
8 7 (4.46%) XenDesktop
9 5 (3.18%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.27%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (1.27%) Gluster
10 2 (1.27%) NFS
10 2 (1.27%) SpamAssassin
10 2 (1.27%) Squid
10 2 (1.27%) XenServer
11 1 (0.64%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (32.48%) SCCM
2 18 (11.46%) HP SIM
3 11 (7.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (7.01%) SCOM
4 9 (5.73%) EdgeSight
4 9 (5.73%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 7 (4.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (4.46%) OpenView
5 7 (4.46%) Perfmon
6 6 (3.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (3.18%) ThinApp
8 4 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.55%) Puppet
9 3 (1.91%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.91%) Control-M
9 3 (1.91%) IBM BigFix
9 3 (1.91%) Windows Intune
10 2 (1.27%) Ansible
10 2 (1.27%) Cacti
10 2 (1.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 75 (47.77%) Citrix
2 74 (47.13%) VMware
3 63 (40.13%) Microsoft
4 49 (31.21%) AppSense
5 45 (28.66%) HP
6 20 (12.74%) Wyse
7 15 (9.55%) Symantec
8 14 (8.92%) Oracle
9 12 (7.64%) Altiris
10 11 (7.01%) Cisco
11 9 (5.73%) CA
12 7 (4.46%) Lotus
13 6 (3.82%) ServiceNow
14 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.55%) SaltStack
15 3 (1.91%) Apple
15 3 (1.91%) Avaya
15 3 (1.91%) BMC
16 2 (1.27%) Google
17 1 (0.64%) Kaspersky
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