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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 190 224 197
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -27
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 48 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.06% 0.55% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £250 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £228 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £314 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £231 £320
% change year-on-year
+40.54% -27.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £42.38 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-48.50% +56.94%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2325 1991 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 23.92% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1078 960
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
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 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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
Berkshire +29 27 £350 -
Surrey +4 9 £313 -9.42%
Kent -5 4 £458 +52.50%
Hampshire -22 1 - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 45 (54.88%) Windows
3 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 31 (37.80%) SQL
5 28 (34.15%) SharePoint
6 27 (32.93%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (31.71%) Windows 7
7 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
8 25 (30.49%) SCCM
9 24 (29.27%) Lync
10 23 (28.05%) Hyper-V
11 21 (25.61%) Clustering
11 21 (25.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (24.39%) CRM
12 20 (24.39%) BizTalk Server
12 20 (24.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (23.17%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (23.17%) Dynamics CRM
13 19 (23.17%) Dynamics AX
14 18 (21.95%) VMware
14 18 (21.95%) Migration
14 18 (21.95%) .NET
15 17 (20.73%) Citrix
15 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
15 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
17 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 11 (13.41%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 28 (34.15%) SharePoint
2 27 (32.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (29.27%) Lync
4 20 (24.39%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (24.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (9.76%) MS Exchange
6 6 (7.32%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.44%) IIS
8 2 (2.44%) JBoss
8 2 (2.44%) Apache
8 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
3 5 (6.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (23.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) DNS
2 6 (7.32%) Firewall
2 6 (7.32%) LAN
2 6 (7.32%) DHCP
3 5 (6.10%) Intranet
4 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.22%) NAS
5 1 (1.22%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) VPN
5 1 (1.22%) SSL
5 1 (1.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MSI
2 5 (6.10%) AdminStudio
3 4 (4.88%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.22%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.22%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
3 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Architect
2 20 (24.39%) Technical Architect
2 20 (24.39%) Applications Packager
3 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.10%) SharePoint Architect
4 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.44%) Administrator
7 2 (2.44%) Consultant
7 2 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.44%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.44%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Software Packager
8 1 (1.22%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) HTML
3 5 (6.10%) CSS
3 5 (6.10%) Web Services
3 5 (6.10%) XSL
3 5 (6.10%) XSLT
4 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.44%) WSH
5 2 (2.44%) Middleware
5 2 (2.44%) J2EE
5 2 (2.44%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Clustering
2 7 (8.54%) Open Source
3 5 (6.10%) Taxonomies
4 4 (4.88%) PKI
4 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.88%) Windows
2 26 (31.71%) Windows 7
3 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.41%) Windows XP
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.98%) Linux
7 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.54%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.66%) UNIX
9 2 (2.44%) Solaris
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
1 20 (24.39%) CRM
2 18 (21.95%) Migration
3 11 (13.41%) SOA
4 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (7.32%) Project Management
6 5 (6.10%) Information Architecture
6 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.10%) B2B
6 5 (6.10%) Content Management
7 4 (4.88%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.66%) High Availability
8 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.44%) Change Management
9 2 (2.44%) ITIL
9 2 (2.44%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.44%) Software Distribution
9 2 (2.44%) Data Architecture
9 2 (2.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.41%) VBScript
3 8 (9.76%) VB
4 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
5 2 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (1.22%) C
6 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) CCNA
4 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.44%) Degree
7 1 (1.22%) PMP
7 1 (1.22%) MCTS
7 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.05%) Hyper-V
3 21 (25.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (9.76%) XenApp
6 4 (4.88%) vSphere
7 3 (3.66%) UAG
8 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.22%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 25 (30.49%) SCCM
2 8 (9.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (8.54%) WSUS
4 5 (6.10%) SCOM
4 5 (6.10%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.44%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.44%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.44%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.22%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 47 (57.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.95%) VMware
3 17 (20.73%) Citrix
4 11 (13.41%) HP
5 7 (8.54%) Cisco
6 4 (4.88%) AppSense
6 4 (4.88%) NetApp
7 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.44%) Wyse
8 2 (2.44%) Sun
8 2 (2.44%) CA
8 2 (2.44%) Reuters
8 2 (2.44%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle
8 2 (2.44%) Lumension
9 1 (1.22%) Veritas
9 1 (1.22%) Juniper
9 1 (1.22%) Altiris