The first table below looks at the demand for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 66 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% - 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% - 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £300 - £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £303
% change year-on-year
-9.56% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 207 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.61% 32.75% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 124 134
Average daily rate £395 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.90 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Application Packaging
East of England

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging across the Hertfordshire region.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Hertfordshire region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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Application Packaging
East of England

Application Packaging
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Application Packaging also 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 that cited Application Packaging.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MSI
3 5 (71.43%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (28.57%) ZENworks
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (14.29%) AdminStudio
7 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Validation
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (14.29%) VBScript
7 1 (14.29%) VB

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Application Packaging also 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 that cited Application Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MSI
2 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
3 1 (14.29%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Applications Packager
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (28.57%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) VMware