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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 513 407 386
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 67 152 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 93 86
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £245 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £389 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% +19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £30.78 £18.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £33.81 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+23.59% +19.07%
Applications Packager
UK

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
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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 £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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
South East -48 18 £314 -7.72% 2
South West -21 15 £280 -11.11% 4
London -34 12 £350 +1.44% 2
East of England -21 2 - -
Applications Packager
UK

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 140 (77.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 116 (64.09%) Windows
3 109 (60.22%) MSI
4 94 (51.93%) Application Packaging
4 94 (51.93%) Windows 7
5 73 (40.33%) Security Cleared
6 62 (34.25%) SCCM
7 49 (27.07%) SC Cleared
8 42 (23.20%) Windows XP
8 42 (23.20%) Citrix
9 39 (21.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 38 (20.99%) Microsoft
11 37 (20.44%) VB
12 28 (15.47%) XenApp
13 27 (14.92%) Hyper-V
13 27 (14.92%) Migration
14 26 (14.36%) Wise Package Studio
15 24 (13.26%) Active Directory
16 23 (12.71%) WSH
16 23 (12.71%) InstallShield
17 21 (11.60%) AdminStudio
18 20 (11.05%) DV Cleared
19 16 (8.84%) XenDesktop
19 16 (8.84%) PowerShell
19 16 (8.84%) VBScript
20 14 (7.73%) AppSense
20 14 (7.73%) VMware
21 11 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
21 11 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
22 10 (5.52%) ITIL

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (0.55%) IIS
1 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.55%) Documentum
1 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) MS Office
2 4 (2.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) SPSS
3 1 (0.55%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.87%) SMS
2 3 (1.66%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 109 (60.22%) MSI
2 26 (14.36%) Wise Package Studio
3 23 (12.71%) InstallShield
4 21 (11.60%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.10%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (3.87%) Finance
2 6 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.21%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (51.93%) Application Packaging
2 23 (12.71%) WSH
3 6 (3.31%) JSP
4 2 (1.10%) XML
5 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.66%) Thin Client
2 3 (1.66%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.55%) Open Source
3 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.55%) CMDB
3 1 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 116 (64.09%) Windows
2 94 (51.93%) Windows 7
3 42 (23.20%) Windows XP
4 11 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.42%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.31%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.55%) Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.92%) Migration
2 10 (5.52%) ITIL
2 10 (5.52%) Compatibility Testing
3 9 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (3.31%) Service Delivery
4 6 (3.31%) ITIL V3
4 6 (3.31%) Software Distribution
5 4 (2.21%) Validation
6 3 (1.66%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.10%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.10%) Service Management
7 2 (1.10%) Process Management
7 2 (1.10%) Data Migration
8 1 (0.55%) Project Management
8 1 (0.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (0.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (0.55%) Document Management
8 1 (0.55%) Logistics
8 1 (0.55%) Unit Testing
8 1 (0.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.44%) VB
2 16 (8.84%) PowerShell
2 16 (8.84%) VBScript
3 7 (3.87%) C
4 6 (3.31%) SQL
5 1 (0.55%) Python
5 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 73 (40.33%) Security Cleared
2 49 (27.07%) SC Cleared
3 20 (11.05%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.21%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) MCSA
6 1 (0.55%) MCITP
6 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) QA
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (77.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 28 (15.47%) XenApp
3 27 (14.92%) Hyper-V
4 24 (13.26%) Active Directory
5 16 (8.84%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (34.25%) SCCM
2 39 (21.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (4.42%) AppDNA
4 2 (1.10%) SCOM
4 2 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.55%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.55%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.55%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 42 (23.20%) Citrix
2 38 (20.99%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.73%) VMware
3 14 (7.73%) AppSense
4 5 (2.76%) LANDesk
5 3 (1.66%) HP
5 3 (1.66%) CA
6 2 (1.10%) Remedy
6 2 (1.10%) Wyse
6 2 (1.10%) Lumension
6 2 (1.10%) Altiris
7 1 (0.55%) Dell
7 1 (0.55%) Novell
7 1 (0.55%) Borland
7 1 (0.55%) Mercator
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