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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 512 488 418
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -70
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 119 119 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.29% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 74 127
Median daily rate £325 £323 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +5.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.75 £24.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £23.75 £18.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £33.75 £137.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +60.91%
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
41428 41257 37860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 79.94% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27601 27254 23966
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1077 1095
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -7 29 £306 -5.76% 4
North East -22 24 £260 +36.84%
South East -28 18 £310 -8.14% 6
Yorkshire +2 14 £313 +48.80% 3
North West -8 14 £325 +12.06% 1
West Midlands -20 8 £325 +8.33%
East Midlands - 8 £225 -
East of England +14 2 £350 -5.08%
South West +7 1 £255 -56.77% 1
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 158 (76.70%) Windows
2 117 (56.80%) Active Directory
3 102 (49.51%) Microsoft
4 87 (42.23%) Citrix
5 80 (38.83%) VMware
6 78 (37.86%) Microsoft App-V
7 68 (33.01%) Windows Server
8 59 (28.64%) SQL Server
9 58 (28.16%) SCCM
10 55 (26.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 52 (25.24%) SQL
12 50 (24.27%) HP
12 50 (24.27%) PowerShell
13 43 (20.87%) Windows 7
14 42 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (20.39%) AppSense
15 41 (19.90%) ITIL
16 39 (18.93%) MSI
17 38 (18.45%) DNS
18 37 (17.96%) Migration
19 36 (17.48%) MS Excel
20 32 (15.53%) Clustering
20 32 (15.53%) Windows 10
21 31 (15.05%) Oracle
21 31 (15.05%) SharePoint
21 31 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
22 30 (14.56%) Finance
22 30 (14.56%) CRM
22 30 (14.56%) High Availability
23 29 (14.08%) Configuration Management

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 31 (15.05%) SharePoint
2 24 (11.65%) Skype for Business
3 22 (10.68%) IBM Notes
3 22 (10.68%) IIS
4 20 (9.71%) Apache
5 13 (6.31%) MS Exchange
5 13 (6.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (4.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (4.37%) NServiceBus
8 9 (4.37%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 21 (10.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (5.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.77%) Office 365
2 12 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.37%) IaaS
4 8 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.45%) DNS
2 28 (13.59%) NetScaler
3 25 (12.14%) DHCP
4 21 (10.19%) Firewall
5 10 (4.85%) Skype
6 9 (4.37%) Network Security
7 4 (1.94%) Internet
8 3 (1.46%) PCoIP
8 3 (1.46%) Softphone
9 2 (0.97%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.97%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.97%) LAN
9 2 (0.97%) LDAP
9 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.49%) SAN
10 1 (0.49%) SMS
10 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.49%) VoIP
10 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (28.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.97%) MySQL
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (18.93%) MSI
2 12 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.34%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.37%) FxCop
4 9 (4.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (4.37%) StyleCop
5 2 (0.97%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.97%) Subversion
6 1 (0.49%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
General
1 30 (14.56%) Finance
2 11 (5.34%) Banking
3 9 (4.37%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.43%) Publishing
5 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.97%) Law
6 2 (0.97%) Local Government
6 2 (0.97%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Games
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Military
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (15.05%) Analyst
2 28 (13.59%) Applications Packager
3 20 (9.71%) Citrix Specialist
4 18 (8.74%) Wintel Engineer
5 14 (6.80%) Architect
5 14 (6.80%) Desktop Analyst
5 14 (6.80%) Desktop Support
5 14 (6.80%) Support Engineer
5 14 (6.80%) Windows Engineer
6 13 (6.31%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.83%) Applications Engineer
7 12 (5.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 12 (5.83%) Wintel Support
8 11 (5.34%) Citrix Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) Consultant
9 10 (4.85%) PowerShell Engineer
9 10 (4.85%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) SCCM Engineer
11 7 (3.40%) Administrator
11 7 (3.40%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.19%) .NET
2 20 (9.71%) Middleware
3 9 (4.37%) HTML
4 4 (1.94%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.97%) LAMP
5 2 (0.97%) REST
5 2 (0.97%) SOAP
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.53%) Clustering
2 19 (9.22%) Fat Client
2 19 (9.22%) Thin Client
3 15 (7.28%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.31%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.83%) Social Network
6 10 (4.85%) Blackberry
7 9 (4.37%) CMDB
7 9 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.43%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.46%) Life Science
10 2 (0.97%) iPad
10 2 (0.97%) iPhone
10 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.49%) BYOD
11 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 158 (76.70%) Windows
2 68 (33.01%) Windows Server
3 43 (20.87%) Windows 7
4 42 (20.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (15.53%) Windows 10
6 29 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (9.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (9.71%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.85%) Linux
9 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.97%) Android
10 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.97%) Debian
10 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.97%) Unix
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.90%) ITIL
2 37 (17.96%) Migration
3 30 (14.56%) CRM
3 30 (14.56%) High Availability
4 29 (14.08%) Configuration Management
5 23 (11.17%) Change Management
6 21 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (9.71%) Service Delivery
8 19 (9.22%) Incident Management
9 18 (8.74%) ITIL V3
10 17 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (6.80%) Project Management
12 13 (6.31%) Application Discovery
12 13 (6.31%) Service Management
13 12 (5.83%) Problem Management
14 10 (4.85%) Knowledge Management
15 9 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (4.37%) E-Commerce
15 9 (4.37%) Escalation Management
15 9 (4.37%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.24%) SQL
2 50 (24.27%) PowerShell
3 17 (8.25%) VBScript
4 9 (4.37%) C#
5 8 (3.88%) VB
6 5 (2.43%) Java
7 4 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.46%) C
9 2 (0.97%) Perl
9 2 (0.97%) Python
10 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (13.59%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.68%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.40%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (2.91%) CCAA
6 5 (2.43%) MCSA
7 4 (1.94%) CCENT
7 4 (1.94%) Degree
7 4 (1.94%) ISEB
7 4 (1.94%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.46%) MCSE
9 2 (0.97%) CCA
9 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.28%) SLA
2 5 (2.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.94%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.49%) ISO22301
System Software
1 117 (56.80%) Active Directory
2 78 (37.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 55 (26.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (11.65%) XenApp
5 21 (10.19%) Hyper-V
6 20 (9.71%) Terminal Services
7 18 (8.74%) vSphere
8 11 (5.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (3.88%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.91%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.46%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.97%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.97%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.97%) Gluster
13 2 (0.97%) NFS
13 2 (0.97%) SpamAssassin
13 2 (0.97%) Squid
13 2 (0.97%) XenServer
14 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (28.16%) SCCM
2 26 (12.62%) HP SIM
3 24 (11.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 20 (9.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 20 (9.71%) OpenView
4 20 (9.71%) Perfmon
5 16 (7.77%) SCOM
6 9 (4.37%) EdgeSight
6 9 (4.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 9 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.37%) Puppet
7 6 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.91%) ThinApp
8 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (2.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.46%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (1.46%) Control-M
9 3 (1.46%) IBM BigFix
10 2 (0.97%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.97%) Ansible
Vendors
1 102 (49.51%) Microsoft
2 87 (42.23%) Citrix
3 80 (38.83%) VMware
4 50 (24.27%) HP
5 42 (20.39%) AppSense
6 31 (15.05%) Oracle
7 22 (10.68%) Lotus
8 14 (6.80%) Symantec
8 14 (6.80%) Wyse
9 13 (6.31%) Altiris
10 12 (5.83%) Cisco
11 9 (4.37%) CA
11 9 (4.37%) SaltStack
12 6 (2.91%) IBM
12 6 (2.91%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.94%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.46%) Apple
14 3 (1.46%) Avaya
14 3 (1.46%) BMC
15 2 (0.97%) Dell
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