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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 524 381 389
Rank change year-on-year
-143 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 66 187 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 111 89
Average daily rate
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£313 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £30.00 £18.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £33.81 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.79%
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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 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
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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 -38 19 £350 +0.71% 1
South East -52 15 £313 -9.42%
East of England -38 2 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 148 (73.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 124 (61.39%) Windows
3 119 (58.91%) MSI
4 99 (49.01%) Windows 7
5 94 (46.53%) Application Packaging
6 74 (36.63%) Security Cleared
7 68 (33.66%) SCCM
8 50 (24.75%) SC Cleared
9 48 (23.76%) Citrix
10 43 (21.29%) Windows XP
10 43 (21.29%) Microsoft
11 42 (20.79%) VB
12 39 (19.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 30 (14.85%) XenApp
14 29 (14.36%) Hyper-V
15 28 (13.86%) Wise Package Studio
16 27 (13.37%) InstallShield
17 26 (12.87%) Migration
18 24 (11.88%) Active Directory
18 24 (11.88%) WSH
19 21 (10.40%) AdminStudio
20 18 (8.91%) VBScript
21 17 (8.42%) PowerShell
21 17 (8.42%) DV Cleared
21 17 (8.42%) XenDesktop
22 14 (6.93%) Windows 8
22 14 (6.93%) VMware
23 13 (6.44%) AppSense
24 12 (5.94%) AppDNA
25 11 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.50%) IIS
1 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.50%) Documentum
1 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (2.97%) MS Office
1 6 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) SPSS
2 1 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.96%) SMS
2 4 (1.98%) Firewall
3 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.50%) MS Access
1 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 119 (58.91%) MSI
2 28 (13.86%) Wise Package Studio
3 27 (13.37%) InstallShield
4 21 (10.40%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.99%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (4.46%) Finance
2 7 (3.47%) Banking
2 7 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.50%) Local Government
3 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (46.53%) Application Packaging
2 24 (11.88%) WSH
3 7 (3.47%) JSP
4 3 (1.49%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.50%) .NET
5 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.49%) Thin Client
2 3 (1.49%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.50%) CMDB
3 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 124 (61.39%) Windows
2 99 (49.01%) Windows 7
3 43 (21.29%) Windows XP
4 14 (6.93%) Windows 8
5 11 (5.45%) Windows Vista
5 11 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.87%) Migration
2 11 (5.45%) ITIL
2 11 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (5.45%) Compatibility Testing
3 10 (4.95%) Software Distribution
4 9 (4.46%) Service Delivery
5 7 (3.47%) ITIL V3
6 3 (1.49%) Software Deployment
6 3 (1.49%) Validation
7 2 (0.99%) Data Migration
7 2 (0.99%) Configuration Management
7 2 (0.99%) Project Management
7 2 (0.99%) Service Management
7 2 (0.99%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (0.99%) Logistics
8 1 (0.50%) Release Management
8 1 (0.50%) Document Management
8 1 (0.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (0.50%) Integration Testing
8 1 (0.50%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.79%) VB
2 18 (8.91%) VBScript
3 17 (8.42%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.47%) C
5 6 (2.97%) SQL
6 1 (0.50%) Python
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (36.63%) Security Cleared
2 50 (24.75%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.42%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.49%) MCITP
5 3 (1.49%) MCSE
6 2 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 148 (73.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 30 (14.85%) XenApp
3 29 (14.36%) Hyper-V
4 24 (11.88%) Active Directory
5 17 (8.42%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 68 (33.66%) SCCM
2 39 (19.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (5.94%) AppDNA
4 3 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.99%) SCOM
6 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.50%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.50%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 48 (23.76%) Citrix
2 43 (21.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.93%) VMware
4 13 (6.44%) AppSense
5 5 (2.48%) LANDesk
6 3 (1.49%) CA
7 2 (0.99%) Remedy
7 2 (0.99%) Wyse
7 2 (0.99%) Lumension
7 2 (0.99%) Altiris
8 1 (0.50%) HP
8 1 (0.50%) Dell
8 1 (0.50%) Borland
8 1 (0.50%) Mercator
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