The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 186 156 221
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +65
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 52 74 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.87% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.35% 3.53% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 57 15
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £393 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £18.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -47.44%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2209 2097 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.08% 24.77% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1132 1127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £20.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Application Packaging
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +14 19 £390 +6.84%
Hampshire -31 15 £315 +40.00%
Buckinghamshire -5 12 £255 -21.53%
Surrey -20 4 £375 +10.29% 1
West Sussex -3 2 £213 -35.11%
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 59 (71.95%) Windows
2 45 (54.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 44 (53.66%) Windows 7
4 35 (42.68%) MSI
5 31 (37.80%) Security Cleared
6 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
7 25 (30.49%) Citrix
8 23 (28.05%) Windows XP
9 20 (24.39%) SCCM
10 15 (18.29%) DV Cleared
10 15 (18.29%) VB
11 14 (17.07%) XenDesktop
11 14 (17.07%) Windows 8
12 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
12 13 (15.85%) Windows Vista
13 12 (14.63%) Hyper-V
13 12 (14.63%) Wise Package Studio
13 12 (14.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 12 (14.63%) Migration
14 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
14 11 (13.41%) WSH
15 10 (12.20%) VMware
16 9 (10.98%) InstallShield
16 9 (10.98%) XenApp
17 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
18 6 (7.32%) AppSense
19 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
19 5 (6.10%) VBScript
19 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (3.66%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) SMS
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
Development Applications
1 35 (42.68%) MSI
2 12 (14.63%) Wise Package Studio
3 9 (10.98%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Applications Packager
2 6 (7.32%) Analyst
3 4 (4.88%) Architect
4 3 (3.66%) Consultant
5 2 (2.44%) Support Analyst
5 2 (2.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (2.44%) Business Analyst
5 2 (2.44%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (2.44%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (2.44%) IT Support
5 2 (2.44%) SCCM Administrator
5 2 (2.44%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (1.22%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (1.22%) MSI Packager
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Specialist
6 1 (1.22%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (1.22%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (1.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) WSH
2 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) SecurID
1 2 (2.44%) PKI
2 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.95%) Windows
2 44 (53.66%) Windows 7
3 23 (28.05%) Windows XP
4 14 (17.07%) Windows 8
5 13 (15.85%) Windows Vista
6 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.22%) Android
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.22%) Linux
9 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.63%) Migration
2 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (6.10%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.88%) Service Management
5 2 (2.44%) ITIL
5 2 (2.44%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.22%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.22%) High Availability
6 1 (1.22%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (1.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) VB
2 5 (6.10%) VBScript
2 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.22%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (37.80%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.29%) DV Cleared
3 13 (15.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.66%) Degree
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) MCITP
7 1 (1.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 45 (54.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (17.07%) XenDesktop
3 12 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
5 9 (10.98%) XenApp
6 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (3.66%) vSphere
7 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) SCCM
2 12 (14.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.66%) SCOM
4 2 (2.44%) WSUS
5 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.22%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (1.22%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.22%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.49%) Citrix
3 10 (12.20%) VMware
4 6 (7.32%) AppSense
5 2 (2.44%) Lumension
6 1 (1.22%) Brocade
6 1 (1.22%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) CA
6 1 (1.22%) Novell
6 1 (1.22%) Apple
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