The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 425 334 387
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +53
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 166 170 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 112 134
Average daily rate £290 £316 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.30% +10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £308 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.82% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £29.53 £31.75 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.92 £25.00 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.72 £34.25 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £31.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +8.54%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Applications Packager
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Packager across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -8 47 £318 -2.30%
North West +4 40 £240 -21.31%
South East -57 35 £300 - 2
West Midlands -11 13 £200 -43.85%
South West -25 7 £400 +25.19% 1
Applications Packager
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Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 229 (76.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 221 (73.42%) Windows
3 190 (63.12%) MSI
4 182 (60.47%) Windows 7
5 154 (51.16%) Application Packaging
6 103 (34.22%) SCCM
7 84 (27.91%) Microsoft
8 77 (25.58%) Windows XP
9 76 (25.25%) Citrix
10 73 (24.25%) VB
11 69 (22.92%) XenApp
12 67 (22.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 58 (19.27%) InstallShield
14 52 (17.28%) VBScript
15 51 (16.94%) Migration
16 50 (16.61%) AppSense
17 49 (16.28%) Wise Package Studio
18 47 (15.61%) Security Cleared
19 40 (13.29%) AdminStudio
19 40 (13.29%) Active Directory
20 33 (10.96%) Hyper-V
21 32 (10.63%) WSH
22 31 (10.30%) User Acceptance Testing
23 28 (9.30%) SC Cleared
24 27 (8.97%) PowerShell
25 26 (8.64%) Wyse
26 25 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
27 22 (7.31%) AppDNA
27 22 (7.31%) MS Office
27 22 (7.31%) MS Excel

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 22 (7.31%) MS Office
1 22 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.00%) SMS
2 2 (0.66%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 190 (63.12%) MSI
2 58 (19.27%) InstallShield
3 49 (16.28%) Wise Package Studio
4 40 (13.29%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.33%) StarTeam
General
1 19 (6.31%) Finance
2 13 (4.32%) Banking
3 10 (3.32%) Local Government
4 5 (1.66%) Retail
5 4 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.00%) Law
6 3 (1.00%) Legal
6 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (51.16%) Application Packaging
2 32 (10.63%) WSH
3 16 (5.32%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.66%) XML
5 1 (0.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.66%) CMDB
3 4 (1.33%) Hedge funds
4 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 221 (73.42%) Windows
2 182 (60.47%) Windows 7
3 77 (25.58%) Windows XP
4 25 (8.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.99%) Windows Vista
7 6 (1.99%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.66%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.94%) Migration
2 31 (10.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (4.65%) Service Delivery
4 13 (4.32%) Compatibility Testing
5 10 (3.32%) ITIL
5 10 (3.32%) Integration Testing
5 10 (3.32%) Software Distribution
6 7 (2.33%) ITSM
6 7 (2.33%) Project Management
6 7 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (1.99%) Configuration Management
8 5 (1.66%) Service Management
8 5 (1.66%) Unit Testing
9 4 (1.33%) Validation
9 4 (1.33%) User Experience Design
9 4 (1.33%) Functional Testing
9 4 (1.33%) Workflow
10 3 (1.00%) DNA
11 2 (0.66%) Problem Management
11 2 (0.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 73 (24.25%) VB
2 52 (17.28%) VBScript
3 27 (8.97%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.66%) Java
4 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (15.61%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.99%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.66%) MCSE
4 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.66%) MCP
6 1 (0.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 229 (76.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 69 (22.92%) XenApp
3 40 (13.29%) Active Directory
4 33 (10.96%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 103 (34.22%) SCCM
2 67 (22.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 22 (7.31%) AppDNA
4 11 (3.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (2.33%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 76 (25.25%) Citrix
3 50 (16.61%) AppSense
4 26 (8.64%) Wyse
5 19 (6.31%) VMware
6 11 (3.65%) HP
7 5 (1.66%) Autodesk
7 5 (1.66%) Altiris
8 4 (1.33%) LANDesk
8 4 (1.33%) Novell
9 3 (1.00%) SAP
10 2 (0.66%) Kaseya
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle
10 2 (0.66%) Mercator
11 1 (0.33%) Borland
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