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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packaging
England / South East
Rank 237 253 216
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -37
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 4 9 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.10% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.064% 0.13% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 33
Median daily rate £331 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £340 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £433 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year
- -12.92%

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
6221 7126 7695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.84% 81.23% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3682 4405 4208
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 270 256
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +5 2 £275 -36.41%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £388 -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 9 (42.86%) SCCM
4 8 (38.10%) Ansible
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (38.10%) MSI
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) vRealize
6 5 (23.81%) Packer
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) Build Automation
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) Migration
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) Server Hardening
8 3 (14.29%) Security Hardening
8 3 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (14.29%) SolidFire
8 3 (14.29%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 3 (14.29%) GitHub
8 3 (14.29%) Sysprep
8 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
8 3 (14.29%) AppSense
8 3 (14.29%) Release Management
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Management

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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MSI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Publishing
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Automation Specialist
1 5 (23.81%) Build Automation Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Engineering Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Build Automation
1 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Release Management
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Security Hardening
3 3 (14.29%) Server Hardening
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.76%) Personalization
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SCCM
2 8 (38.10%) Ansible
3 7 (33.33%) vRealize
4 5 (23.81%) Packer
5 3 (14.29%) Sysprep
5 3 (14.29%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (9.52%) WSUS
7 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
7 1 (4.76%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) AppSense
3 3 (14.29%) SolidFire
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) TOWER Software
5 1 (4.76%) Altiris
5 1 (4.76%) Forcepoint
5 1 (4.76%) SAP