The first table below looks at the demand for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Wales 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank - 45 -
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.70% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £84.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-74.10% +147.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
156 51 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.00% 11.92% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 38 60
Average daily rate £385 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Application Packaging
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Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging across the South Wales region.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CCA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
1 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Packager
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCA
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense