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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 102 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.17% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.21% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £255 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
1485 1428 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.28% 78.81% 77.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 869 613
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +113.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Citrix
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (85.00%) VMware
3 17 (85.00%) AppSense
4 16 (80.00%) HP
4 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (70.00%) Thin Client
5 14 (70.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (70.00%) Fat Client
6 13 (65.00%) Wyse
6 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (60.00%) NetScaler
8 9 (45.00%) XenApp
9 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (35.00%) Migration
11 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
11 5 (25.00%) IT Governance
12 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (15.00%) Life Science
13 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
14 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
14 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
14 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
14 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
14 2 (10.00%) Skype

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 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) PCoIP
3 1 (5.00%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix Expert
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Packager
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.00%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Fat Client
1 14 (70.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (85.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (45.00%) XenApp
4 8 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Citrix
2 17 (85.00%) AppSense
2 17 (85.00%) VMware
3 16 (80.00%) HP
4 13 (65.00%) Wyse
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) Dell