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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packager
Rank 572 488 421
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -67
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 19 94 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 47 73
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £293 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £538 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £55.55 £21.82 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.58% -35.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £21.82 £34.06
% change year-on-year
+154.58% -35.92%
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
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 8 £340 -9.33%
London -15 4 £338 -15.62%
East of England -2 2 £400 +14.28%
North West -13 2 £283 -7.37% 1
South West -6 1 - -
West Midlands -19 1 £290 -17.14%
North East -23 1 - -
Applications Packager
UK

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 59 (71.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 55 (66.27%) Windows
3 49 (59.04%) SCCM
4 41 (49.40%) Windows 7
5 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
6 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
7 29 (34.94%) MSI
8 28 (33.73%) Application Packaging
9 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
10 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
10 16 (19.28%) .NET
11 15 (18.07%) C#
11 15 (18.07%) Citrix
12 11 (13.25%) Windows Server
13 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
13 10 (12.05%) InstallShield
14 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
14 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (10.84%) XenApp
15 8 (9.64%) Application Discovery
15 8 (9.64%) Migration
15 8 (9.64%) Firewall
15 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (8.43%) SQL
16 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
16 7 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
16 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
17 6 (7.23%) HTTPS
17 6 (7.23%) VBScript

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (4.82%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Firewall
2 6 (7.23%) HTTPS
2 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 29 (34.94%) MSI
2 10 (12.05%) InstallShield
3 6 (7.23%) AdminStudio
4 2 (2.41%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Local Government
2 2 (2.41%) Publishing
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) ActiveX
2 2 (2.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
1 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.20%) NHS
2 1 (1.20%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 55 (66.27%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Windows 7
3 11 (13.25%) Windows Server
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) Application Packaging
2 8 (9.64%) Application Discovery
2 8 (9.64%) Migration
3 7 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (4.82%) ITIL
4 4 (4.82%) Software Deployment
5 3 (3.61%) Software Delivery
6 2 (2.41%) CRM
7 1 (1.20%) Change Management
7 1 (1.20%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.20%) Document Management
7 1 (1.20%) Functional Testing
7 1 (1.20%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.20%) SFIA
7 1 (1.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.20%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) C#
2 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.43%) SQL
4 6 (7.23%) VBScript
5 3 (3.61%) Java
6 2 (2.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
2 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.20%) MCSE
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (71.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (19.28%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.84%) XenApp
4 6 (7.23%) Terminal Server
5 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (59.04%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.07%) Citrix
3 4 (4.82%) VMware
4 3 (3.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.20%) Altiris
5 1 (1.20%) AppSense
5 1 (1.20%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.20%) Lumension
5 1 (1.20%) Wyse