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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 486 351 397
Rank change year-on-year
-135 +46
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 96 224 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 129 98
Average daily rate
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£315 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £387 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £310
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.56 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.60% +1.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £30.47 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £31.56 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.56 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +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
47398 44867 49560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.29% 92.84% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29474 27392 28446
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 1956 2422
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -19 25 £330 +1.93% 4
South East -47 17 £395 +16.17% 1
Yorkshire - 3 - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Applications Packager
UK

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 191 (75.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 168 (66.67%) MSI
3 158 (62.70%) Windows
4 124 (49.21%) Windows 7
5 119 (47.22%) Application Packaging
6 81 (32.14%) SCCM
7 72 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 68 (26.98%) Windows XP
9 67 (26.59%) Citrix
10 65 (25.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 64 (25.40%) VB
12 55 (21.83%) Microsoft
13 50 (19.84%) Wise Package Studio
14 48 (19.05%) SC Cleared
15 45 (17.86%) Hyper-V
16 41 (16.27%) XenApp
17 39 (15.48%) WSH
18 34 (13.49%) InstallShield
19 33 (13.10%) AdminStudio
20 23 (9.13%) Active Directory
20 23 (9.13%) Migration
21 22 (8.73%) AppSense
22 20 (7.94%) VBScript
23 19 (7.54%) XenDesktop
24 18 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
24 18 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
25 16 (6.35%) VMware
25 16 (6.35%) Windows Vista
25 16 (6.35%) PowerShell
26 15 (5.95%) Windows 8

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (0.40%) IIS
1 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.40%) Documentum
1 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (5.95%) MS Office
2 8 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
4 1 (0.40%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.97%) SMS
2 3 (1.19%) Firewall
3 2 (0.79%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.40%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.40%) MS Access
1 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 168 (66.67%) MSI
2 50 (19.84%) Wise Package Studio
3 34 (13.49%) InstallShield
4 33 (13.10%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.40%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (4.37%) Finance
2 7 (2.78%) Banking
2 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.79%) Local Government
4 1 (0.40%) Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Advertising
4 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (47.22%) Application Packaging
2 39 (15.48%) WSH
3 10 (3.97%) Software Packaging
4 7 (2.78%) JSP
5 2 (0.79%) XML
6 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.98%) CMDB
3 3 (1.19%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.19%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 158 (62.70%) Windows
2 124 (49.21%) Windows 7
3 68 (26.98%) Windows XP
4 18 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.35%) Windows Vista
6 15 (5.95%) Windows 8
7 10 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.79%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (9.13%) Migration
2 18 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (5.95%) Service Delivery
3 15 (5.95%) Software Distribution
4 10 (3.97%) ITIL
4 10 (3.97%) Compatibility Testing
5 7 (2.78%) ITIL V3
6 6 (2.38%) Project Management
6 6 (2.38%) Integration Testing
7 5 (1.98%) Validation
7 5 (1.98%) ITSM
8 4 (1.59%) Functional Testing
9 3 (1.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (0.79%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (0.79%) Workflow
10 2 (0.79%) Software Deployment
10 2 (0.79%) Logistics
10 2 (0.79%) Problem Management
11 1 (0.40%) Release Management
11 1 (0.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (25.40%) VB
2 20 (7.94%) VBScript
3 16 (6.35%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.78%) C
5 5 (1.98%) SQL
6 1 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 48 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.59%) MCSE
6 3 (1.19%) MCITP
7 2 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 191 (75.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 45 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 41 (16.27%) XenApp
4 23 (9.13%) Active Directory
5 19 (7.54%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 81 (32.14%) SCCM
2 65 (25.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (4.76%) AppDNA
4 8 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.19%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.79%) SCOM
7 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 67 (26.59%) Citrix
2 55 (21.83%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.73%) AppSense
4 16 (6.35%) VMware
5 8 (3.17%) LANDesk
6 5 (1.98%) Wyse
7 4 (1.59%) Altiris
8 3 (1.19%) HP
9 2 (0.79%) Remedy
9 2 (0.79%) CA
9 2 (0.79%) Novell
9 2 (0.79%) Lumension
10 1 (0.40%) Borland
10 1 (0.40%) Dell
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