The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Applications Packager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packager
UK / England
Rank 547 570 492
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -78
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 30 19 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.040% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.042% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 56
Median daily rate £350 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £222 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £398 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.55 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +154.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.55 £21.82
% change year-on-year
- +154.58%

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Applications Packager in the job title.

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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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 +27 14 £375 +30.43%
South East +23 10 £320 -5.88% 1
West Midlands +10 2 £263 -9.48%
East of England -6 2 £325 -18.75%
North West +17 1 - -
South West -1 1 £325 -
Applications Packager
UK

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Applications Packager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Applications Packager in the job title.

1 46 (85.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 44 (81.48%) Windows
3 41 (75.93%) SCCM
4 31 (57.41%) MSI
5 27 (50.00%) Citrix
6 26 (48.15%) Windows 7
7 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
8 20 (37.04%) Application Packaging
9 17 (31.48%) Migration
10 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
11 14 (25.93%) XenApp
12 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (24.07%) Windows 10
13 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
13 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
14 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
15 7 (12.96%) ITIL
15 7 (12.96%) VMware
16 6 (11.11%) VBScript
16 6 (11.11%) Thin Client
16 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
16 6 (11.11%) Fat Client
16 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
16 6 (11.11%) Application Discovery
17 5 (9.26%) Retail
17 5 (9.26%) Software Packaging

Applications Packager Skill Set
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 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
1 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) DHCP
1 4 (7.41%) DNS
1 4 (7.41%) Skype
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.85%) SMS
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 31 (57.41%) MSI
2 4 (7.41%) AdminStudio
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 6 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.85%) CESG
2 1 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 26 (48.15%) Windows 7
3 13 (24.07%) Windows 10
3 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Application Packaging
2 17 (31.48%) Migration
3 7 (12.96%) ITIL
4 6 (11.11%) Application Discovery
5 4 (7.41%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Release Management
5 4 (7.41%) Validation
6 3 (5.56%) Patch Management
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (3.70%) ITSM
7 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.70%) Time Management
7 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.85%) Fault Management
8 1 (1.85%) Personalization
8 1 (1.85%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.85%) Scrum
8 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) VBScript
3 4 (7.41%) VB
4 3 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) CISSP
2 1 (1.85%) CLAS
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (85.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (25.93%) XenApp
3 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.81%) XenDesktop
4 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 41 (75.93%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Citrix
2 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.96%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) AppSense
5 1 (1.85%) F5
5 1 (1.85%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) Wyse