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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 255 225 162
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -63
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 22 28 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.30% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.84% 1.20% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 59
Average daily rate
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£338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £422 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -29.33%
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
2616 2337 2289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.02% 25.16% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1703 1325 1280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 62
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.06 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -1 14 £338 -13.46%
Hampshire +1 5 £308 -2.38%
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £325 +8.33%
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 40 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 39 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 35 (53.85%) MSI
5 33 (50.77%) SC Cleared
6 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 17 (26.15%) Windows 7
8 16 (24.62%) Windows XP
9 15 (23.08%) SCCM
10 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
10 14 (21.54%) Citrix
11 13 (20.00%) Migration
11 13 (20.00%) Application Discovery
12 12 (18.46%) Firewall
13 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
14 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 10 (15.38%) Finance
14 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
15 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (12.31%) HP
16 8 (12.31%) Project Management
16 8 (12.31%) DV Cleared
17 7 (10.77%) Matrix Management
17 7 (10.77%) Wise Package Studio
17 7 (10.77%) VLAN
17 7 (10.77%) MS Visio
17 7 (10.77%) VB
18 6 (9.23%) VBScript
18 6 (9.23%) OpenView Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (6.15%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.62%) Lync
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.77%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) MS Office
4 2 (3.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Firewall
2 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.77%) VLAN
4 4 (6.15%) SAN
5 3 (4.62%) LAN
5 3 (4.62%) WAN
6 2 (3.08%) SSL
6 2 (3.08%) SSH
6 2 (3.08%) Skype
7 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (53.85%) MSI
2 7 (10.77%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Applications Packager
2 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
3 3 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (4.62%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (3.08%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (3.08%) Software Engineer
4 2 (3.08%) Technical Manager
4 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (3.08%) Administrator
4 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (1.54%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (1.54%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (1.54%) Server Engineer
5 1 (1.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (1.54%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (1.54%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (1.54%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Software Packaging
2 4 (6.15%) J2EE
2 4 (6.15%) Middleware
3 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.08%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.08%) Clustering
2 2 (3.08%) PKI
2 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 17 (26.15%) Windows 7
3 16 (24.62%) Windows XP
4 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.15%) Solaris
7 4 (6.15%) Linux
8 2 (3.08%) Windows 2000
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Migration
1 13 (20.00%) Application Discovery
2 8 (12.31%) Project Management
3 7 (10.77%) Matrix Management
4 5 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 4 (6.15%) Resource Management
5 4 (6.15%) Release Management
6 3 (4.62%) Time Management
6 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.62%) ITIL
6 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.08%) Open Source
7 2 (3.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.08%) Software Delivery
8 1 (1.54%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.54%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.54%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.54%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) VB
2 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.23%) VBScript
3 4 (6.15%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) PHP
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 33 (50.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.31%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) CCNP
5 1 (1.54%) CCNA
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 39 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) XenApp
4 3 (4.62%) vSphere
4 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) SCCM
2 6 (9.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.62%) SCOM
3 3 (4.62%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.08%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.08%) Unicenter
4 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.08%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (3.08%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.08%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.54%) Control-M
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.54%) Citrix
3 8 (12.31%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 4 (6.15%) Sun
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) CA
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.08%) AppSense
5 2 (3.08%) Altiris
5 2 (3.08%) Brocade
5 2 (3.08%) Lumension
6 1 (1.54%) Veeam
6 1 (1.54%) BMC
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