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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 88 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 17 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.92% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £400 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +37.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+29.00% +19.04%
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
1495 1148 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.55% 75.43% 72.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 627 464
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 38
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.75 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 May 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 26 (96.30%) Active Directory
2 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 25 (92.59%) VMware
3 24 (88.89%) Citrix
3 24 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (88.89%) Windows Server
4 23 (85.19%) HP
4 23 (85.19%) AppSense
5 21 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (66.67%) Thin Client
8 18 (66.67%) Wyse
8 18 (66.67%) Fat Client
9 17 (62.96%) NetScaler
10 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
11 10 (37.04%) IT Governance
11 10 (37.04%) Risk Management
12 8 (29.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (29.63%) XenApp
13 7 (25.93%) Migration
14 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
15 4 (14.81%) Life Science
16 2 (7.41%) SQL
16 2 (7.41%) .NET
16 2 (7.41%) Oracle
16 2 (7.41%) ERP
16 2 (7.41%) Software Packaging

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 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.70%) PCoIP
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (81.48%) Citrix Specialist
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix Expert
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Fat Client
1 18 (66.67%) Thin Client
2 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 24 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (70.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) IT Governance
1 10 (37.04%) Risk Management
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Application Discovery
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
System Software
1 26 (96.30%) Active Directory
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (29.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 8 (29.63%) XenApp
4 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) VMware
2 24 (88.89%) Citrix
3 23 (85.19%) AppSense
3 23 (85.19%) HP
4 18 (66.67%) Wyse
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft