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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 429 387 362
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -25
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 150 169 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.27% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 101 103
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £309
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -35.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -35.38%
Application Packaging
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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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £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 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -9 52 £325 -2.98% 6
South East -10 50 £338 +29.80% 1
Yorkshire 0 21 £325 -16.12% 1
South West +17 11 £300 -7.69%
North West -38 7 £400 +77.77% 2
East of England -1 5 £525 +75.00% 4
West Midlands -18 4 £288 +36.90%
North East - 1 - -
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Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 198 (66.00%) Windows
2 116 (38.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 112 (37.33%) Windows 7
4 105 (35.00%) SCCM
5 104 (34.67%) Microsoft
6 88 (29.33%) MSI
7 84 (28.00%) Active Directory
8 78 (26.00%) Migration
9 75 (25.00%) Citrix
10 73 (24.33%) Security Cleared
11 52 (17.33%) SC Cleared
12 48 (16.00%) MS Excel
13 46 (15.33%) PowerShell
14 44 (14.67%) XenApp
15 43 (14.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 40 (13.33%) VBScript
16 40 (13.33%) VMware
17 37 (12.33%) Windows XP
18 36 (12.00%) AppSense
19 32 (10.67%) Finance
19 32 (10.67%) HP
20 29 (9.67%) MS Office
21 28 (9.33%) SharePoint
22 27 (9.00%) Project Management
23 26 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
24 25 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
24 25 (8.33%) DNS
25 24 (8.00%) ITIL
26 23 (7.67%) VB
26 23 (7.67%) SQL

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.67%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
4 10 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.33%) Lync
6 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.33%) JBoss
8 4 (1.33%) Apache
9 3 (1.00%) IIS
10 2 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 48 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.67%) MS Office
3 9 (3.00%) InfoPath
4 8 (2.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.33%) DNS
2 19 (6.33%) TCP/IP
3 18 (6.00%) DHCP
4 16 (5.33%) Firewall
4 16 (5.33%) SAN
5 15 (5.00%) LAN
6 12 (4.00%) NetScaler
7 10 (3.33%) WAN
8 9 (3.00%) Intranet
9 7 (2.33%) NAS
10 6 (2.00%) VPN
10 6 (2.00%) VLAN
11 3 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.00%) SSH
11 3 (1.00%) SSL
12 1 (0.33%) Wireless
12 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.33%) Internet
12 1 (0.33%) HTTP
12 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.67%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.00%) PerformancePoint
4 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.33%) MS Access
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 88 (29.33%) MSI
2 15 (5.00%) InstallShield
3 10 (3.33%) AdminStudio
4 9 (3.00%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (1.33%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.67%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.33%) JIRA
8 1 (0.33%) Maven
8 1 (0.33%) Subversion
8 1 (0.33%) Ant
8 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (10.67%) Finance
2 11 (3.67%) Banking
3 10 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.33%) Local Government
4 4 (1.33%) Publishing
4 4 (1.33%) Legal
5 2 (0.67%) Law
5 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (34.00%) Applications Packager
2 22 (7.33%) Analyst
3 20 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 17 (5.67%) Architect
4 17 (5.67%) Consultant
5 16 (5.33%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (3.33%) Administrator
8 9 (3.00%) SharePoint Architect
8 9 (3.00%) Business Analyst
9 7 (2.33%) Applications Consultant
9 7 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (2.33%) Mac Engineer
10 6 (2.00%) SCCM Engineer
10 6 (2.00%) Desktop Support
10 6 (2.00%) Applications Support
10 6 (2.00%) Support Analyst
11 5 (1.67%) Citrix Consultant
11 5 (1.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 4 (1.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.33%) HTML
2 10 (3.33%) Software Packaging
3 9 (3.00%) XSL
3 9 (3.00%) XSLT
3 9 (3.00%) CSS
3 9 (3.00%) Web Services
4 7 (2.33%) Middleware
4 7 (2.33%) J2EE
5 3 (1.00%) .NET
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (0.67%) XML
6 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.67%) WSH
7 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.00%) Open Source
2 9 (3.00%) Taxonomies
3 6 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.67%) PKI
5 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.67%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.33%) Replication
8 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.33%) Clustering
8 1 (0.33%) Life Science
8 1 (0.33%) Wiki
8 1 (0.33%) CMDB
8 1 (0.33%) NHS
8 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 198 (66.00%) Windows
2 112 (37.33%) Windows 7
3 43 (14.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (12.33%) Windows XP
5 22 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (7.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.33%) Linux
6 16 (5.33%) Windows 8
7 11 (3.67%) Windows 2000
7 11 (3.67%) UNIX
8 7 (2.33%) Solaris
9 5 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.33%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.33%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.00%) Migration
2 27 (9.00%) Project Management
3 24 (8.00%) ITIL
4 20 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (4.00%) Change Management
6 12 (4.00%) Release Management
7 11 (3.67%) Validation
8 10 (3.33%) Time Management
9 9 (3.00%) Information Architecture
9 9 (3.00%) Content Management
9 9 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (3.00%) B2B
10 7 (2.33%) PRINCE2
10 7 (2.33%) Matrix Management
11 6 (2.00%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (2.00%) Change Control
11 6 (2.00%) Problem Management
12 5 (1.67%) Software Delivery
13 4 (1.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.33%) PowerShell
2 40 (13.33%) VBScript
3 23 (7.67%) VB
3 23 (7.67%) SQL
4 9 (3.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.33%) Java
6 5 (1.67%) C
7 4 (1.33%) PHP
7 4 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.67%) AppleScript
9 2 (0.67%) VB6
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 73 (24.33%) Security Cleared
2 52 (17.33%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.67%) MCSE
5 14 (4.67%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.67%) Degree
7 7 (2.33%) MCITP
8 6 (2.00%) CCEE
8 6 (2.00%) CCNA
8 6 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.33%) CCIA
9 4 (1.33%) CCEA
9 4 (1.33%) ACTC
10 3 (1.00%) MCTS
10 3 (1.00%) MCSA
11 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.67%) VCP5
11 2 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.33%) QA
2 10 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 116 (38.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 84 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 44 (14.67%) XenApp
4 26 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 12 (4.00%) vSphere
7 6 (2.00%) Terminal Server
8 5 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.67%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.33%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.00%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.67%) XenServer
11 2 (0.67%) UAG
12 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 105 (35.00%) SCCM
2 25 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (3.67%) WSUS
4 8 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (2.33%) EdgeSight
6 6 (2.00%) SCOM
6 6 (2.00%) WMI
7 5 (1.67%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.33%) Casper Suite
8 4 (1.33%) HP SIM
9 3 (1.00%) BMC Marimba
9 3 (1.00%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.00%) Unicenter
9 3 (1.00%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.00%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.67%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 104 (34.67%) Microsoft
2 75 (25.00%) Citrix
3 40 (13.33%) VMware
4 36 (12.00%) AppSense
5 32 (10.67%) HP
6 13 (4.33%) Cisco
7 12 (4.00%) Oracle
7 12 (4.00%) NetApp
7 12 (4.00%) Apple
8 9 (3.00%) Altiris
9 8 (2.67%) EMC
9 8 (2.67%) Wyse
10 7 (2.33%) Sun
11 6 (2.00%) Mercator
12 5 (1.67%) BMC
12 5 (1.67%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.67%) Symantec
13 4 (1.33%) WorldPay
13 4 (1.33%) Adobe
13 4 (1.33%) Sophos
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