The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 65 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.35% 0.93% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 3.65% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £30.78 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-29.33% -0.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
151 192 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.79% 25.53% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 106 103
Average daily rate £388 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) MSI
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Vista
5 6 (35.29%) Wise Package Studio
5 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
5 6 (35.29%) WSH
5 6 (35.29%) VB
5 6 (35.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) InstallShield
7 3 (17.65%) XenApp
8 2 (11.76%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) SCCM
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) SMS
9 1 (5.88%) MCSE
9 1 (5.88%) SLA
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
9 1 (5.88%) Citrix
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (5.88%) Novell
9 1 (5.88%) Finance
9 1 (5.88%) Migration

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (11.76%) SMS
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) MSI
2 6 (35.29%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (23.53%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Applications Packager
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) WSH
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Vista
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix
1 1 (5.88%) Novell