The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packaging
England / North West
Rank 132 145 134
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 1 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.038% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £175 £338 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -4.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year
- -12.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2163 3070 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.39% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1856 1487
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 135 108
Median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.70 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the North West region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +23 1 £175 -41.66%
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Sysprep
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) MSI
3 2 (40.00%) Wyse
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Expert
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) AppSense
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Wyse
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft