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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 117 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 11 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 1.04% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 3.75% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Average daily rate
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£390 £225 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -29.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £223 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £270 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £225 £323
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £42.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-48.50% +69.50%
Application Packaging
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
790 747 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.62% 27.70% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 419 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £21.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire 0 5 £310 +3.33%
Merseyside -13 3 - -
Manchester -14 1 £400 +77.77% 1
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (58.82%) SCCM
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) AppSense
5 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
6 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 5 (29.41%) MSI
7 5 (29.41%) VBScript
7 5 (29.41%) MS Office
7 5 (29.41%) XenApp
8 4 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (23.53%) AdminStudio
9 3 (17.65%) VB
9 3 (17.65%) Wyse
9 3 (17.65%) Migration
10 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.76%) VMware
10 2 (11.76%) Validation
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) WMI
10 2 (11.76%) MCSE
10 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MSI
2 4 (23.53%) AdminStudio
3 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Applications Packager
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Junior
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 5 (29.41%) VBScript
3 3 (17.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCEE
2 1 (5.88%) CCIA
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (29.41%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) WMI
3 1 (5.88%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) AppSense
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) Wyse
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
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