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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 146 152 134
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 7 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.27% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.33% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
Median daily rate £288 £273 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £400 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-21.42% +60.91%
Application Packaging
England

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
2903 3672 2422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.97% 81.96% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 2298 1388
Median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 142 113
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.46 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -9 2 - - 2
Merseyside - 2 £350 -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 17 (70.83%) Citrix
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
4 16 (66.67%) VMware
5 14 (58.33%) AppSense
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (45.83%) HP
8 11 (45.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (41.67%) Migration
9 10 (41.67%) Fat Client
9 10 (41.67%) Thin Client
10 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (37.50%) Wyse
10 9 (37.50%) XenApp
11 8 (33.33%) NetScaler
11 8 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (29.17%) SCCM
12 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
13 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 5 (20.83%) Skype
14 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
14 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
15 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
15 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
15 4 (16.67%) IT Governance

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 5 (20.83%) Skype
3 3 (12.50%) PCoIP
3 3 (12.50%) Softphone
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Citrix Specialist
2 6 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix Expert
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix Support
4 3 (12.50%) Desktop Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) SCCM Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Support Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) Migration Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Fat Client
1 10 (41.67%) Thin Client
2 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Life Science
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.17%) Linux
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Email Migration
5 1 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (37.50%) XenApp
4 8 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Citrix
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 14 (58.33%) AppSense
4 11 (45.83%) HP
5 9 (37.50%) Wyse
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Avaya
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco
8 2 (8.33%) Dell
9 1 (4.17%) IBM
9 1 (4.17%) Lotus
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