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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packager
Rank 595 523 456
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -67
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 36 84 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 96
Median daily rate £325 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £36.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.15%
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
47342 48948 45494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.84% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31078 31567 28107
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1851 1890
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 15 £290 -4.29%
South East -38 10 £310 -20.00% 2
East of England +10 4 £425 +25.92%
North West -14 3 £325 +44.44% 2
South West +6 2 £255 -21.53%
Yorkshire +3 2 £340 +23.63%
Applications Packager
UK

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 41 (70.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 38 (65.52%) SCCM
3 36 (62.07%) Windows
4 30 (51.72%) MSI
5 28 (48.28%) Application Packaging
6 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 24 (41.38%) Citrix
7 20 (34.48%) Windows 7
8 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
8 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
9 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
10 11 (18.97%) Migration
10 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
10 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
11 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
11 10 (17.24%) VMware
11 10 (17.24%) ITIL
12 9 (15.52%) VBScript
12 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (13.79%) AppSense
13 8 (13.79%) AdminStudio
14 7 (12.07%) InstallShield
14 7 (12.07%) VB
14 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (12.07%) XenApp
14 7 (12.07%) XenDesktop
14 7 (12.07%) Application Discovery
15 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared

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 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
2 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.45%) IaaS
2 2 (3.45%) PaaS
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) DHCP
1 3 (5.17%) DNS
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.72%) SMS
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 30 (51.72%) MSI
2 8 (13.79%) AdminStudio
3 7 (12.07%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.72%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Law
2 1 (1.72%) Local Government
2 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) BYOD
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (62.07%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
4 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Application Packaging
2 11 (18.97%) Migration
3 10 (17.24%) ITIL
4 7 (12.07%) Application Discovery
4 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Change Management
6 4 (6.90%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (6.90%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.72%) ITSM
8 1 (1.72%) Kanban
8 1 (1.72%) Process Architecture
8 1 (1.72%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.72%) Release Management
8 1 (1.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (1.72%) System Testing
8 1 (1.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.52%) VBScript
3 7 (12.07%) VB
4 3 (5.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) MCSE
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.45%) MCDST
5 2 (3.45%) MCP
5 2 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 41 (70.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.07%) XenApp
3 7 (12.07%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.45%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (65.52%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Citrix
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) AppSense
4 2 (3.45%) Dell
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) Lotus
5 1 (1.72%) Altiris
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.72%) Lumension
5 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
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