The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Packager role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 1 August 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 Midlands 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank - 11 -
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 0 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 8.72% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 9.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -24.60%
Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
165 204 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 94.29% 93.58% 89.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 77 64
Average daily rate £400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 17
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% -52.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £6.50 £25.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £45.00
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 the Midlands

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

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Applications Packager Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Applications Packager
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Applications Packager
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Software Packaging
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MSI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft