The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Packager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 Packager
Rank 510 443 351
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -92
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 76 128 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.28% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 93 128
Average daily rate
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£338 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £406 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.09 £28.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.73% -7.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.09 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+43.73% -7.23%
Applications Packager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46253 45082 41589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.48% 92.74% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29703 28087 24757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1758 1832 1975
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.58 £38.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Packager across the England region.

Applications Packager Daily Rate Trend in England

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Packager across the England region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Applications Packager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Applications Packager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager across the England region.

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Applications Packager
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 Applications Packager 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
South East -19 40 £415 +31.66% 2
East of England -8 10 £313 -16.10%
London -33 10 £263 -19.23% 3
West Midlands -1 5 £315 +57.50%
North West -22 5 £275 -5.17% 3
South West -2 3 £325 -10.34% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £238 -
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Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title.

1 141 (70.85%) Windows
2 134 (67.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 108 (54.27%) Security Cleared
4 99 (49.75%) MSI
5 96 (48.24%) Windows 7
6 94 (47.24%) SCCM
7 90 (45.23%) Application Packaging
8 72 (36.18%) Microsoft
9 53 (26.63%) SC Cleared
10 45 (22.61%) DV Cleared
11 34 (17.09%) Migration
12 27 (13.57%) C#
12 27 (13.57%) .NET
13 25 (12.56%) Active Directory
13 25 (12.56%) Citrix
14 24 (12.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 24 (12.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (11.56%) Windows XP
16 20 (10.05%) XenApp
17 19 (9.55%) PowerShell
17 19 (9.55%) InstallShield
18 18 (9.05%) HP
19 17 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (8.04%) VBScript
21 15 (7.54%) Windows 8
22 13 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
23 12 (6.03%) VMware
23 12 (6.03%) AppSense
24 9 (4.52%) Finance
24 9 (4.52%) QA

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.51%) IIS
1 3 (1.51%) Lync
2 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.52%) Firewall
3 5 (2.51%) DNS
4 3 (1.51%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.51%) VPN
5 1 (0.50%) Network Security
5 1 (0.50%) SAN
5 1 (0.50%) Internet
5 1 (0.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 99 (49.75%) MSI
2 19 (9.55%) InstallShield
3 7 (3.52%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.51%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (1.01%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (4.52%) Finance
2 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.01%) Publishing
4 2 (1.01%) Marketing
4 2 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (45.23%) Application Packaging
2 27 (13.57%) .NET
3 9 (4.52%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.01%) WSH
5 1 (0.50%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.01%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.01%) Fat Client
2 4 (2.01%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.51%) CMDB
4 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.50%) DTV
5 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.50%) iPhone
5 1 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 141 (70.85%) Windows
2 96 (48.24%) Windows 7
3 24 (12.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (11.56%) Windows XP
5 17 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (7.54%) Windows 8
7 8 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.09%) Migration
2 13 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (3.52%) ITIL
4 6 (3.02%) Project Management
5 4 (2.01%) ITSM
6 3 (1.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (1.51%) Software Delivery
7 2 (1.01%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.01%) Validation
7 2 (1.01%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.01%) Integration Testing
7 2 (1.01%) Service Management
8 1 (0.50%) Service Delivery
8 1 (0.50%) Change Management
8 1 (0.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (0.50%) Workflow
8 1 (0.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.50%) Time Management
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL V3
8 1 (0.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.57%) C#
2 19 (9.55%) PowerShell
3 16 (8.04%) VBScript
4 8 (4.02%) VB
5 7 (3.52%) SQL
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.50%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 108 (54.27%) Security Cleared
2 53 (26.63%) SC Cleared
3 45 (22.61%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.52%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 134 (67.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 25 (12.56%) Active Directory
3 20 (10.05%) XenApp
4 7 (3.52%) Terminal Server
5 4 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.51%) vSphere
7 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.50%) XenServer
8 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 94 (47.24%) SCCM
2 24 (12.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.51%) WMI
4 4 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.51%) BMC Marimba
5 3 (1.51%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.50%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.50%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.50%) WSUS
7 1 (0.50%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (36.18%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.56%) Citrix
3 18 (9.05%) HP
4 12 (6.03%) VMware
4 12 (6.03%) AppSense
5 4 (2.01%) Mercator
6 3 (1.51%) BMC
7 2 (1.01%) Apple
7 2 (1.01%) Altiris
7 2 (1.01%) Wyse
8 1 (0.50%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.50%) Verint
8 1 (0.50%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.50%) Symantec
8 1 (0.50%) McAfee
8 1 (0.50%) Dell
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
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