The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 238 214 232
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 8 49 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.51% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.66% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 7
Average daily rate £375 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £485 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £245
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.82 £42.38
% change year-on-year
-12.92% -48.50%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +8 4 £433 -
Berkshire -17 3 £340 -2.85%
West Sussex +2 1 £350 +66.66% 1
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) SCCM
3 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
5 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
6 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
7 10 (40.00%) HP
7 10 (40.00%) Migration
8 9 (36.00%) VBScript
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
10 6 (24.00%) Wise Package Studio
10 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Device Driver
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 6 (24.00%) LANDesk
10 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (24.00%) Citrix
10 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
12 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
12 4 (16.00%) User Experience
12 4 (16.00%) MSI
12 4 (16.00%) SQL
12 4 (16.00%) VB
12 4 (16.00%) MS Office
12 4 (16.00%) Software Packaging

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 4 (16.00%) MSI
3 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
3 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Applications Packager
2 4 (16.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Application Packager
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Packager
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (16.00%) User Experience
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Application Discovery
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) SFIA
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (36.00%) VBScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (12.00%) Unicenter
3 2 (8.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (8.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (8.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) HP
3 6 (24.00%) Citrix
3 6 (24.00%) LANDesk
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) arcserve
4 3 (12.00%) Brocade
4 3 (12.00%) CA
4 3 (12.00%) Lumension
5 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) AppSense
6 1 (4.00%) BMC