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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 216 180 225
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +45
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 31 63 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.73% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 2.82% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £385 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £20.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £31.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-31.07% +70.56%
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
2269 2233 2458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.45% 25.89% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1270 1220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 80
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 +7 17 £545 +49.31%
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £264 -18.84%
Surrey -17 1 - - 1
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
3 38 (41.76%) Windows 7
4 35 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 34 (37.36%) Security Cleared
6 27 (29.67%) Citrix
7 26 (28.57%) MSI
7 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 23 (25.27%) Hyper-V
9 22 (24.18%) Windows XP
10 18 (19.78%) SCCM
11 16 (17.58%) SQL
12 15 (16.48%) DV Cleared
12 15 (16.48%) VMware
13 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
13 14 (15.38%) XenDesktop
13 14 (15.38%) Lync
14 13 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (14.29%) Windows 8
14 13 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (14.29%) Windows Vista
14 13 (14.29%) Clustering
14 13 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
14 13 (14.29%) CRM
14 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
14 13 (14.29%) BizTalk Server

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (15.38%) Lync
2 13 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.79%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.30%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) SMS
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
Development Applications
1 26 (28.57%) MSI
2 11 (12.09%) Wise Package Studio
3 9 (9.89%) InstallShield
4 2 (2.20%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (3.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Banking
2 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Applications Packager
2 17 (18.68%) Architect
3 13 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 6 (6.59%) Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (2.20%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (2.20%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.20%) SCCM Specialist
8 2 (2.20%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.20%) IT Support
8 2 (2.20%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.20%) Consultant
8 2 (2.20%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.20%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) .NET
2 8 (8.79%) WSH
3 3 (3.30%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Clustering
2 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) SecurID
3 2 (2.20%) PKI
4 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (61.54%) Windows
2 38 (41.76%) Windows 7
3 22 (24.18%) Windows XP
4 13 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 13 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 9 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.20%) Linux
9 1 (1.10%) UNIX
9 1 (1.10%) Android
9 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) CRM
1 13 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (9.89%) Migration
3 8 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (7.69%) SOA
5 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (4.40%) Service Management
7 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.20%) ITIL
8 2 (2.20%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.20%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.10%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.10%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.10%) Project Management
9 1 (1.10%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.10%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.10%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.10%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.10%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) VB
3 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.30%) VBScript
5 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (37.36%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.48%) DV Cleared
3 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.30%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) MCSE
6 2 (2.20%) MCITP
7 1 (1.10%) PMP
7 1 (1.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 35 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
2 26 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 23 (25.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (15.38%) XenDesktop
5 9 (9.89%) XenApp
6 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (5.49%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.49%) vSphere
8 3 (3.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (19.78%) SCCM
2 9 (9.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (3.30%) ARCserve
3 3 (3.30%) Unicenter
3 3 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.30%) SCOM
3 3 (3.30%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.30%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.20%) WSUS
5 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.67%) Citrix
3 15 (16.48%) VMware
4 4 (4.40%) Lumension
4 4 (4.40%) HP
5 3 (3.30%) CA
5 3 (3.30%) AppSense
6 1 (1.10%) Altiris
6 1 (1.10%) Brocade
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) Novell
6 1 (1.10%) Veritas
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) Apple
6 1 (1.10%) Juniper
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