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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 472 395 339
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -56
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 114 178 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 1.30% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 123 145
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £191 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
- -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -31.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -31.53%
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
13869 13683 12692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.73% 28.15% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9472 9020 8164
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 199 314
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
London -22 38 £325 - 4
South East -48 34 £338 +7.14%
Yorkshire -10 15 £238 -35.59% 1
North West -16 10 £290 +18.36% 2
East of England -16 7 £431 +36.90%
West Midlands -2 5 £294 +11.90%
South West -3 3 £449 +56.08% 1
North East -17 1 £190 -15.55%
Midlands - 1 £300 -
Application Packaging
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Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 183 (68.80%) Windows
2 107 (40.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 94 (35.34%) Windows 7
4 90 (33.83%) Microsoft
5 88 (33.08%) SCCM
6 87 (32.71%) MSI
7 71 (26.69%) Active Directory
8 68 (25.56%) Citrix
9 66 (24.81%) Migration
10 65 (24.44%) Security Cleared
11 50 (18.80%) SC Cleared
12 42 (15.79%) MS Excel
13 40 (15.04%) PowerShell
14 36 (13.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 35 (13.16%) VBScript
15 35 (13.16%) VMware
16 34 (12.78%) Windows XP
16 34 (12.78%) XenApp
17 30 (11.28%) Finance
18 28 (10.53%) Project Management
19 27 (10.15%) AppSense
20 26 (9.77%) SharePoint
21 25 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
22 24 (9.02%) HP
22 24 (9.02%) DNS
22 24 (9.02%) MS Office
23 23 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
24 21 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
24 21 (7.89%) VB
25 20 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 26 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.51%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.76%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.26%) Lync
6 5 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.88%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.13%) IIS
9 2 (0.75%) JBoss
9 2 (0.75%) Apache
9 2 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.38%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 42 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.02%) MS Office
3 8 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.26%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.02%) DNS
2 19 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.02%) DHCP
4 15 (5.64%) Firewall
5 10 (3.76%) SAN
5 10 (3.76%) LAN
5 10 (3.76%) NetScaler
6 8 (3.01%) VLAN
7 6 (2.26%) NAS
7 6 (2.26%) Intranet
7 6 (2.26%) WAN
8 3 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.13%) VPN
9 2 (0.75%) SSL
9 2 (0.75%) HTTP
9 2 (0.75%) SSH
10 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.38%) Network Security
10 1 (0.38%) SMS
10 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.26%) PerformancePoint
2 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.75%) MS Access
5 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 87 (32.71%) MSI
2 14 (5.26%) InstallShield
3 8 (3.01%) Wise Package Studio
4 6 (2.26%) AdminStudio
5 4 (1.50%) Fiddler
5 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.13%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.38%) Subversion
7 1 (0.38%) Maven
7 1 (0.38%) JIRA
7 1 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 30 (11.28%) Finance
2 10 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.38%) Banking
4 4 (1.50%) Legal
4 4 (1.50%) Publishing
4 4 (1.50%) Local Government
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (33.83%) Applications Packager
2 21 (7.89%) Analyst
3 20 (7.52%) Project Manager
4 14 (5.26%) Architect
5 12 (4.51%) Consultant
5 12 (4.51%) Support Engineer
5 12 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (3.76%) Business Analyst
7 8 (3.01%) Coordinator
7 8 (3.01%) Administrator
8 7 (2.63%) Applications Consultant
8 7 (2.63%) Support Analyst
8 7 (2.63%) Desktop Support
8 7 (2.63%) Mac Engineer
9 6 (2.26%) SharePoint Architect
9 6 (2.26%) Applications Support
9 6 (2.26%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (1.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (1.88%) Technical Project Manager
10 5 (1.88%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.76%) Software Packaging
2 8 (3.01%) HTML
3 6 (2.26%) XSL
3 6 (2.26%) XSLT
3 6 (2.26%) CSS
3 6 (2.26%) Web Services
4 4 (1.50%) Middleware
4 4 (1.50%) J2EE
5 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.13%) .NET
6 2 (0.75%) ODBC
6 2 (0.75%) WSH
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.26%) Taxonomies
4 5 (1.88%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.13%) PKI
5 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.75%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.75%) CMDB
7 1 (0.38%) Wiki
7 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.38%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.38%) Clustering
7 1 (0.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 183 (68.80%) Windows
2 94 (35.34%) Windows 7
3 36 (13.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (12.78%) Windows XP
5 21 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.63%) UNIX
8 7 (2.63%) Linux
8 7 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.50%) Solaris
9 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.50%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.81%) Migration
2 28 (10.53%) Project Management
3 25 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (7.52%) ITIL
5 16 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (3.76%) Release Management
6 10 (3.76%) Validation
6 10 (3.76%) Time Management
6 10 (3.76%) Server Building
7 9 (3.38%) Change Management
8 8 (3.01%) PRINCE2
8 8 (3.01%) Matrix Management
9 7 (2.63%) Patch Management
9 7 (2.63%) Change Control
10 6 (2.26%) Software Delivery
10 6 (2.26%) Security Patching
10 6 (2.26%) Information Architecture
10 6 (2.26%) Content Management
10 6 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (2.26%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.04%) PowerShell
2 35 (13.16%) VBScript
3 21 (7.89%) VB
4 19 (7.14%) SQL
5 7 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.50%) C
7 4 (1.50%) Java
7 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.75%) PHP
8 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.38%) AppleScript
9 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 50 (18.80%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.64%) MCSE
5 8 (3.01%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.26%) CCNA
7 6 (2.26%) MCITP
7 6 (2.26%) Degree
7 6 (2.26%) CCEE
8 5 (1.88%) MCP
9 4 (1.50%) CCEA
9 4 (1.50%) ACTC
9 4 (1.50%) CCIA
10 3 (1.13%) MCSA
11 2 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.75%) MCTS
11 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.89%) QA
2 7 (2.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (40.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 71 (26.69%) Active Directory
3 34 (12.78%) XenApp
4 23 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 10 (3.76%) vSphere
7 6 (2.26%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.26%) Terminal Server
8 5 (1.88%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.50%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.38%) UAG
11 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 88 (33.08%) SCCM
2 19 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (2.63%) WSUS
3 7 (2.63%) EdgeSight
4 5 (1.88%) SCOM
4 5 (1.88%) HP SIM
5 4 (1.50%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.50%) WMI
5 4 (1.50%) Casper Suite
6 3 (1.13%) BladeLogic
6 3 (1.13%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.13%) Unicenter
6 3 (1.13%) BMC Marimba
7 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.75%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.38%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 90 (33.83%) Microsoft
2 68 (25.56%) Citrix
3 35 (13.16%) VMware
4 27 (10.15%) AppSense
5 24 (9.02%) HP
6 11 (4.14%) Cisco
6 11 (4.14%) Apple
7 10 (3.76%) Altiris
8 7 (2.63%) Oracle
9 6 (2.26%) BMC
9 6 (2.26%) NetApp
9 6 (2.26%) Wyse
10 5 (1.88%) Mercator
10 5 (1.88%) Symantec
10 5 (1.88%) Sophos
11 4 (1.50%) Adobe
11 4 (1.50%) Sun
12 3 (1.13%) CA
12 3 (1.13%) EMC
12 3 (1.13%) Lumension
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