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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packager
Rank 578 568 538
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 39 69 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 53 59
Median daily rate £325 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +44.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-29.33% +44.23%
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
46288 49909 49165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.03% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30548 32428 30599
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 1920 2004
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
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 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
North West +6 9 £325 +8.33%
London +3 8 £388 +21.48%
South East -16 7 £325 -31.57%
East of England +12 5 £370 +13.84%
East Midlands - 4 £250 -
South West +8 2 £320 +6.66%
Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
North East -22 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £320 -
Applications Packager
UK

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 46 (66.67%) Windows
2 43 (62.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 40 (57.97%) SCCM
4 38 (55.07%) Application Packaging
5 36 (52.17%) MSI
6 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
7 23 (33.33%) Citrix
7 23 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 22 (31.88%) Windows 10
9 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
10 18 (26.09%) Migration
11 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
12 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
13 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
14 12 (17.39%) XenApp
15 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (14.49%) Application Discovery
16 10 (14.49%) VBScript
16 10 (14.49%) MS Office
16 10 (14.49%) AppSense
16 10 (14.49%) AdminStudio
17 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
18 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
18 8 (11.59%) XenDesktop
18 8 (11.59%) VB
18 8 (11.59%) VMware
19 7 (10.14%) ITIL
19 7 (10.14%) InstallShield
20 6 (8.70%) Dell

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 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.90%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) DHCP
1 4 (5.80%) DNS
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.90%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (52.17%) MSI
2 10 (14.49%) AdminStudio
3 7 (10.14%) InstallShield
4 3 (4.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
1 3 (4.35%) Publishing
2 2 (2.90%) Law
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
1 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) BYOD
2 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 46 (66.67%) Windows
2 23 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 22 (31.88%) Windows 10
4 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.07%) Application Packaging
2 18 (26.09%) Migration
3 10 (14.49%) Application Discovery
4 7 (10.14%) ITIL
5 5 (7.25%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Change Management
6 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.80%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.90%) Document Management
8 2 (2.90%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.90%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.90%) ITSM
8 2 (2.90%) Release Management
8 2 (2.90%) Software Delivery
8 2 (2.90%) Validation
8 2 (2.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.49%) VBScript
3 8 (11.59%) VB
4 4 (5.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 43 (62.32%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 12 (17.39%) XenApp
4 8 (11.59%) XenDesktop
5 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.35%) Terminal Server
6 3 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.90%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (57.97%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.45%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (33.33%) Citrix
3 10 (14.49%) AppSense
4 8 (11.59%) VMware
5 6 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (2.90%) IBM
6 2 (2.90%) Lotus
7 1 (1.45%) Altiris
7 1 (1.45%) Apple
7 1 (1.45%) Google
7 1 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.45%) Lumension
7 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow