The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 211 159 201
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +42
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 35 76 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.89% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.97% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 52 29
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £309 £288
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £31.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +8.54%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9082 7833 9779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.84% 92.21% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 3901 4422
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 611 700
Average hourly rate £17.13 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.70 £41.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Applications Packager
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -12 11 £333 +10.83%
Buckinghamshire -18 10 £260 -25.71%
West Sussex +3 2 £315 -23.63% 1
Berkshire -15 2 £340 +4.61%
Applications Packager
England

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 48 (66.67%) Windows
1 48 (66.67%) MSI
2 46 (63.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 39 (54.17%) Windows 7
4 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 23 (31.94%) SCCM
6 21 (29.17%) Application Packaging
6 21 (29.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
8 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
9 16 (22.22%) Wise Package Studio
10 15 (20.83%) Citrix
11 14 (19.44%) AppSense
12 13 (18.06%) VMware
12 13 (18.06%) VB
12 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
13 12 (16.67%) XenApp
14 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
14 11 (15.28%) InstallShield
15 9 (12.50%) HP
15 9 (12.50%) Migration
15 9 (12.50%) WSH
15 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
16 8 (11.11%) VBScript
16 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
17 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
18 5 (6.94%) AdminStudio
18 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 48 (66.67%) MSI
2 16 (22.22%) Wise Package Studio
3 11 (15.28%) InstallShield
4 5 (6.94%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.39%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) Application Packaging
2 9 (12.50%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (66.67%) Windows
2 39 (54.17%) Windows 7
3 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.50%) Migration
2 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
4 4 (5.56%) Software Distribution
5 3 (4.17%) User Experience Design
6 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.78%) DNA
7 1 (1.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.39%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) VB
2 8 (11.11%) VBScript
3 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.06%) DV Cleared
3 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) MCSE
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (63.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (16.67%) XenApp
3 9 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (31.94%) SCCM
2 21 (29.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (4.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.83%) Citrix
3 14 (19.44%) AppSense
4 13 (18.06%) VMware
5 9 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (4.17%) Wyse
7 2 (2.78%) Novell
8 1 (1.39%) Altiris
8 1 (1.39%) Borland
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle
8 1 (1.39%) SAP