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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 208 199 201
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 43 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.95% 2.31% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 26
Average daily rate
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£338 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £325
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -36.92%
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
2200 2117 1988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 23.57% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1200 1073
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 123
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +23 37 £338 -22.41%
Hampshire -7 5 £410 +64.00%
Surrey +11 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 82 (75.93%) Windows
2 57 (52.78%) Security Cleared
3 47 (43.52%) SC Cleared
4 46 (42.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 43 (39.81%) Microsoft
6 38 (35.19%) SCCM
7 36 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 35 (32.41%) MSI
9 32 (29.63%) Migration
10 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
11 24 (22.22%) HP
12 21 (19.44%) Citrix
12 21 (19.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
14 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
14 17 (15.74%) Finance
15 16 (14.81%) VBScript
16 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (13.89%) Firewall
17 14 (12.96%) VMware
17 14 (12.96%) Project Management
17 14 (12.96%) XenApp
17 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
18 13 (12.04%) Windows XP
19 12 (11.11%) Linux
19 12 (11.11%) TCP/IP
20 11 (10.19%) SQL
21 10 (9.26%) VB
21 10 (9.26%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (15.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.26%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.48%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.70%) Apache
5 4 (3.70%) JBoss
6 3 (2.78%) Lync
6 3 (2.78%) IIS
6 3 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.26%) MS Office
3 8 (7.41%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.63%) InfoPath
5 3 (2.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) Firewall
2 12 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.41%) LAN
3 8 (7.41%) DNS
4 6 (5.56%) DHCP
4 6 (5.56%) VLAN
5 5 (4.63%) Intranet
6 4 (3.70%) SAN
7 3 (2.78%) SSL
7 3 (2.78%) WAN
7 3 (2.78%) SSH
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.93%) NAS
8 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.63%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (32.41%) MSI
2 8 (7.41%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (3.70%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
General
1 17 (15.74%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (45.37%) Applications Packager
2 9 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (4.63%) SharePoint Architect
4 5 (4.63%) Architect
5 4 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (2.78%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (2.78%) Software Engineer
6 3 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 3 (2.78%) Consultant
6 3 (2.78%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (1.85%) Applications Manager
7 2 (1.85%) Technical Manager
7 2 (1.85%) Team Leader
7 2 (1.85%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (1.85%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (1.85%) Administrator
7 2 (1.85%) Middleware Specialist
7 2 (1.85%) Software Packager
8 1 (0.93%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) HTML
2 6 (5.56%) Middleware
2 6 (5.56%) J2EE
2 6 (5.56%) Software Packaging
3 5 (4.63%) CSS
3 5 (4.63%) Web Services
3 5 (4.63%) XSL
3 5 (4.63%) XSLT
4 2 (1.85%) WSH
5 1 (0.93%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.63%) Taxonomies
2 5 (4.63%) PKI
3 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (75.93%) Windows
2 36 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (12.04%) Windows XP
6 12 (11.11%) Linux
7 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.33%) Windows 2000
8 6 (5.56%) Solaris
9 4 (3.70%) UNIX
9 4 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) Migration
2 14 (12.96%) Project Management
3 7 (6.48%) Open Source
3 7 (6.48%) Matrix Management
4 6 (5.56%) Change Management
4 6 (5.56%) Release Management
5 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.63%) Information Architecture
5 5 (4.63%) Patch Management
5 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (4.63%) B2B
5 5 (4.63%) Content Management
6 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.70%) Software Delivery
6 4 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 4 (3.70%) Resource Management
7 3 (2.78%) Time Management
7 3 (2.78%) Server Building
7 3 (2.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.81%) VBScript
2 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.19%) SQL
4 10 (9.26%) VB
5 6 (5.56%) Java
6 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.70%) PHP
8 3 (2.78%) C
9 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 47 (43.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.56%) CCNA
5 4 (3.70%) Degree
6 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.85%) MCP
7 2 (1.85%) MCSE
7 2 (1.85%) MCSA
7 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) MCITP
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 46 (42.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 25 (23.15%) Active Directory
3 14 (12.96%) XenApp
4 10 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (4.63%) vSphere
6 4 (3.70%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.78%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.85%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.85%) UAG
8 2 (1.85%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 38 (35.19%) SCCM
2 21 (19.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (7.41%) WSUS
4 5 (4.63%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.78%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.78%) EdgeSight
5 3 (2.78%) Unicenter
5 3 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.78%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.85%) SCOM
7 1 (0.93%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 43 (39.81%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.22%) HP
3 21 (19.44%) Citrix
4 14 (12.96%) VMware
5 10 (9.26%) AppSense
6 7 (6.48%) Cisco
7 6 (5.56%) Altiris
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle
7 6 (5.56%) Sun
8 5 (4.63%) NetApp
9 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.78%) Lumension
10 3 (2.78%) CA
11 2 (1.85%) Wyse
11 2 (1.85%) Reuters
11 2 (1.85%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.85%) Brocade
12 1 (0.93%) Qualys