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 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 430 389 381
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -8
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 163 182 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 1.33% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 106 78
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 £213 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 12
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
13882 13695 11708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.38% 27.55% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9144 9096 7485
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 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 201 344
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 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 5 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
South East -2 56 £350 +34.61% 3
London +6 52 £325 -2.98% 8
Yorkshire -9 21 £340 -9.03% 1
South West +13 15 £300 -2.83%
North West -38 12 £400 +70.21%
East of England +4 4 £438 +45.83%
West Midlands -21 2 £231 +14.19%
North East -8 1 - -
Application Packaging
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Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 200 (66.01%) Windows
2 121 (39.93%) Microsoft App-V
3 113 (37.29%) Windows 7
4 110 (36.30%) SCCM
5 102 (33.66%) Microsoft
6 95 (31.35%) MSI
7 87 (28.71%) Active Directory
8 79 (26.07%) Citrix
9 78 (25.74%) Migration
10 77 (25.41%) Security Cleared
11 50 (16.50%) SC Cleared
12 48 (15.84%) PowerShell
13 47 (15.51%) MS Excel
14 46 (15.18%) XenApp
15 45 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
16 43 (14.19%) Windows XP
17 42 (13.86%) VBScript
18 41 (13.53%) VMware
19 37 (12.21%) AppSense
20 34 (11.22%) HP
21 31 (10.23%) MS Office
22 30 (9.90%) Finance
23 29 (9.57%) SharePoint
24 27 (8.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
25 26 (8.58%) SQL
25 26 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
26 25 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
26 25 (8.25%) VB
26 25 (8.25%) Project Management
27 23 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 29 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.28%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.95%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (3.30%) Lync
6 9 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.64%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.31%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.32%) Apache
10 4 (1.32%) JBoss
11 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.66%) IIS
13 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
Applications
1 47 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 31 (10.23%) MS Office
3 9 (2.97%) InfoPath
4 6 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.94%) Office 365
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.59%) DNS
2 17 (5.61%) DHCP
2 17 (5.61%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.95%) SAN
3 15 (4.95%) Firewall
4 13 (4.29%) LAN
5 11 (3.63%) NetScaler
6 9 (2.97%) Intranet
7 8 (2.64%) WAN
8 7 (2.31%) NAS
9 5 (1.65%) VPN
10 4 (1.32%) VLAN
11 3 (0.99%) SSH
11 3 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.99%) SSL
12 2 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.33%) Wireless
13 1 (0.33%) PBX
13 1 (0.33%) SMS
13 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.63%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.97%) PerformancePoint
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.32%) MS Access
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 95 (31.35%) MSI
2 16 (5.28%) InstallShield
3 12 (3.96%) AdminStudio
4 10 (3.30%) Wise Package Studio
5 5 (1.65%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.33%) JIRA
6 1 (0.33%) Maven
6 1 (0.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) Ant
6 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (9.90%) Finance
2 12 (3.96%) Banking
3 10 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.65%) Legal
5 3 (0.99%) Local Government
5 3 (0.99%) Publishing
6 2 (0.66%) Law
6 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 108 (35.64%) Applications Packager
2 22 (7.26%) Analyst
3 18 (5.94%) Architect
4 17 (5.61%) Support Engineer
5 16 (5.28%) Project Manager
6 15 (4.95%) Consultant
6 15 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (3.63%) Administrator
8 9 (2.97%) Business Analyst
8 9 (2.97%) SharePoint Architect
9 7 (2.31%) Applications Support
9 7 (2.31%) Applications Consultant
9 7 (2.31%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (2.31%) Desktop Support
9 7 (2.31%) Mac Engineer
10 6 (1.98%) Technical Architect
10 6 (1.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (1.98%) Support Analyst
11 5 (1.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (1.65%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.29%) HTML
2 9 (2.97%) XSL
2 9 (2.97%) XSLT
2 9 (2.97%) CSS
2 9 (2.97%) Web Services
3 8 (2.64%) Software Packaging
4 7 (2.31%) J2EE
4 7 (2.31%) Middleware
5 4 (1.32%) WSH
6 3 (0.99%) .NET
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.66%) XML
8 1 (0.33%) ODBC
8 1 (0.33%) Flash
8 1 (0.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.30%) Open Source
3 9 (2.97%) Taxonomies
4 6 (1.98%) Blackberry
4 6 (1.98%) PKI
5 4 (1.32%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.32%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.99%) Clustering
6 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.66%) NHS
7 2 (0.66%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.33%) Life Science
8 1 (0.33%) Wiki
8 1 (0.33%) CMDB
8 1 (0.33%) Replication
8 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 200 (66.01%) Windows
2 113 (37.29%) Windows 7
3 45 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (14.19%) Windows XP
5 25 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (5.61%) Linux
8 13 (4.29%) Windows 8
9 11 (3.63%) UNIX
10 10 (3.30%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.31%) Solaris
12 6 (1.98%) Windows Vista
13 5 (1.65%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
15 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (25.74%) Migration
2 25 (8.25%) Project Management
3 22 (7.26%) ITIL
4 19 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (3.96%) Validation
7 10 (3.30%) Release Management
7 10 (3.30%) Change Management
8 9 (2.97%) Content Management
8 9 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (2.97%) B2B
8 9 (2.97%) Time Management
8 9 (2.97%) Information Architecture
9 7 (2.31%) Compatibility Testing
10 6 (1.98%) Problem Management
10 6 (1.98%) Change Control
11 5 (1.65%) Workflow
11 5 (1.65%) High Availability
11 5 (1.65%) Matrix Management
11 5 (1.65%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (15.84%) PowerShell
2 42 (13.86%) VBScript
3 26 (8.58%) SQL
4 25 (8.25%) VB
5 9 (2.97%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.31%) Java
6 7 (2.31%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.32%) C
7 4 (1.32%) PHP
7 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.66%) AppleScript
9 2 (0.66%) VB6
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 77 (25.41%) Security Cleared
2 50 (16.50%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (6.27%) DV Cleared
5 18 (5.94%) MCSE
6 8 (2.64%) Degree
7 6 (1.98%) CCNA
7 6 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.98%) MCITP
8 5 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (1.65%) CCEA
8 5 (1.65%) CCEE
8 5 (1.65%) CCIA
9 4 (1.32%) ACTC
10 3 (0.99%) MCSA
11 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.66%) MCP
12 1 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.61%) QA
2 10 (3.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 121 (39.93%) Microsoft App-V
2 87 (28.71%) Active Directory
3 46 (15.18%) XenApp
4 26 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (6.27%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.97%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.97%) vSphere
7 7 (2.31%) Terminal Server
8 5 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (1.65%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.99%) UAG
9 3 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.66%) XenServer
10 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 110 (36.30%) SCCM
2 27 (8.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (3.63%) WSUS
4 7 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.31%) SCOM
4 7 (2.31%) EdgeSight
5 6 (1.98%) WMI
6 5 (1.65%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.32%) Casper Suite
8 3 (0.99%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.99%) BMC Marimba
8 3 (0.99%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.99%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.66%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.66%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.33%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 102 (33.66%) Microsoft
2 79 (26.07%) Citrix
3 41 (13.53%) VMware
4 37 (12.21%) AppSense
5 34 (11.22%) HP
6 15 (4.95%) Cisco
7 12 (3.96%) NetApp
7 12 (3.96%) Apple
8 11 (3.63%) Oracle
9 9 (2.97%) Wyse
10 8 (2.64%) EMC
10 8 (2.64%) Altiris
11 7 (2.31%) Sun
12 6 (1.98%) Mercator
12 6 (1.98%) Symantec
13 5 (1.65%) Adobe
13 5 (1.65%) Novell
13 5 (1.65%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.65%) Sophos
14 4 (1.32%) WorldPay
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