The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 97 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.16% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.55% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£248 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £290 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.63 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+42.13% +36.80%
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
368 361 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.66% 28.81% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 230 208
Average daily rate £365 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (50.00%) Validation
4 6 (50.00%) Application Discovery
5 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (33.33%) VBScript
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Wyse
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
8 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
8 2 (16.67%) SCCM
8 2 (16.67%) Time Management
8 2 (16.67%) VB
8 2 (16.67%) MCSE
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (16.67%) CCEA
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) XenApp
8 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
2 1 (8.33%) MSI
2 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Validation
2 6 (50.00%) Application Discovery
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) VBScript
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CCEA
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) CCEE
1 2 (16.67%) CCIA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
2 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) Wyse
3 2 (16.67%) AppSense
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos