The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Packager role 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 Applications Packager in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packager
Rank 199 213 152
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -61
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 55 31 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.36% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.39% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 46
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£388 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £347 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £34.06 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-35.92% +11.65%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8672 7951 6973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.64% 91.31% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4648 4245 3334
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 447 586
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Packager across the South East region.

Applications Packager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Packager across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Applications Packager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Applications Packager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager across the South East region.

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Applications Packager
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 Applications Packager within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +38 48 £417 +22.46% 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Applications Packager
England

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title.

1 59 (83.10%) Security Cleared
2 46 (64.79%) Windows
3 39 (54.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 37 (52.11%) SCCM
5 33 (46.48%) Windows 7
6 31 (43.66%) DV Cleared
7 30 (42.25%) Application Packaging
7 30 (42.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 28 (39.44%) SC Cleared
9 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
10 26 (36.62%) MSI
11 20 (28.17%) Migration
12 16 (22.54%) HP
13 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
15 8 (11.27%) Citrix
15 8 (11.27%) .NET
15 8 (11.27%) C#
16 6 (8.45%) Linux
16 6 (8.45%) Open Source
16 6 (8.45%) VCP4
17 5 (7.04%) AppSense
17 5 (7.04%) InstallShield
17 5 (7.04%) Project Management
18 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
18 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
18 4 (5.63%) XenApp
19 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
19 3 (4.23%) Windows XP

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 26 (36.62%) MSI
2 5 (7.04%) InstallShield
3 3 (4.23%) AdminStudio
4 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.41%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.41%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.25%) Application Packaging
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Open Source
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (64.79%) Windows
2 33 (46.48%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.45%) Linux
5 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Migration
2 5 (7.04%) Project Management
3 2 (2.82%) Service Management
3 2 (2.82%) Data Migration
4 1 (1.41%) Functional Testing
4 1 (1.41%) Software Deployment
4 1 (1.41%) Software Distribution
4 1 (1.41%) Change Management
4 1 (1.41%) Workflow
4 1 (1.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) C#
2 3 (4.23%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (83.10%) Security Cleared
2 31 (43.66%) DV Cleared
3 28 (39.44%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.45%) VCP4
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 39 (54.93%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.63%) XenApp
4 2 (2.82%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.41%) XenServer
5 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (52.11%) SCCM
2 30 (42.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.54%) HP
3 8 (11.27%) Citrix
4 5 (7.04%) AppSense
5 3 (4.23%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Altiris
6 1 (1.41%) Mercator
6 1 (1.41%) Reuters
6 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
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