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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 96 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.062% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.080% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £240 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +60.91%
Application Packaging
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1478 1244 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.41% 76.60% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 759 527
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 20 (90.91%) Windows
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 19 (86.36%) Citrix
2 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server
3 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 18 (81.82%) AppSense
4 17 (77.27%) HP
5 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (68.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (63.64%) Thin Client
6 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (63.64%) Fat Client
7 13 (59.09%) Wyse
8 12 (54.55%) NetScaler
9 9 (40.91%) XenApp
10 8 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
11 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
11 6 (27.27%) Migration
11 6 (27.27%) IT Governance
12 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (13.64%) Life Science
13 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
14 2 (9.09%) Software Packaging
14 2 (9.09%) SQL
14 2 (9.09%) .NET
14 2 (9.09%) Oracle
14 2 (9.09%) ERP

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (4.55%) PCoIP
3 1 (4.55%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Citrix Specialist
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix Expert
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix Support
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.55%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Fat Client
1 14 (63.64%) Thin Client
2 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server
3 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) IT Governance
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
1 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 2 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (40.91%) XenApp
4 8 (36.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Citrix
2 18 (81.82%) AppSense
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 17 (77.27%) HP
4 13 (59.09%) Wyse
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft