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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 255 212 195
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -17
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 14 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 29
Median daily rate £305 £338 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £416 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £331 £260
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +27.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+29.00% +21.95%
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
7328 7361 6934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.20% 78.73% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4515 4210 3847
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 255 278
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Berkshire -45 4 £310 -8.14% 1
Kent - 3 £390 -
West Sussex - 3 £300 -
Surrey -6 2 £375 +7.14% 1
Hampshire -6 1 £200 -51.21%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) SCCM
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (34.78%) VBScript
7 7 (30.43%) MSI
7 7 (30.43%) VMware
7 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
8 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL
9 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) Application Discovery
10 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) Citrix
10 4 (17.39%) Service Management
11 3 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (13.04%) CCENT
11 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
11 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.04%) Symantec
11 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
11 3 (13.04%) Cisco
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle
11 3 (13.04%) MCSA
11 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Kerberos
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
1 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MSI
2 3 (13.04%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) AdminStudio
4 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Applications Packager
2 4 (17.39%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared Application Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) LAMP
1 2 (8.70%) REST
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Debian
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Application Discovery
3 4 (17.39%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 8 (34.78%) VBScript
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) CCAA
2 3 (13.04%) CCENT
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (8.70%) Gluster
4 2 (8.70%) NFS
4 2 (8.70%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (8.70%) Squid
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Cacti
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 1 (4.35%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec
5 2 (8.70%) AppSense
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat