The first table below looks at the demand for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 58 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.13% 1.17% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.21% 4.85% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate
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£258 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £274 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £83.00 £34.63
% change year-on-year
-73.79% +139.71%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 165 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.69% 24.09% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 93 88
Average daily rate £368 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Application Packaging
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) MSI
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (45.00%) WSH
5 9 (45.00%) VB
5 9 (45.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 9 (45.00%) Wise Package Studio
5 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Vista
7 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) InstallShield
10 3 (15.00%) XenApp
11 2 (10.00%) QA
11 2 (10.00%) SCCM
11 2 (10.00%) SMS
12 1 (5.00%) MCSE
12 1 (5.00%) SLA
12 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
12 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
12 1 (5.00%) Citrix
12 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (5.00%) Novell
12 1 (5.00%) Finance
12 1 (5.00%) Migration

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MSI
2 9 (45.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (20.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Vista
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix
1 1 (5.00%) Novell