The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Packager role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -24.60%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
630 578 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 93.33% 95.22% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 295 402
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 73
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £122.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Packager
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Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Packager Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Packager
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Packager
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) MSI
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) ZENworks
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware