The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 132 148 127
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 7 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.12% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.16% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 14
Median daily rate £320 £273 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% +6.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +60.91%
Application Packaging
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2199 2537 2578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.51% 76.48% 76.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1466 1679 1714
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 142 86
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.18% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £27.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £40.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the South West region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire +6 3 £320 +6.66%
Bristol +1 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) MSI
4 5 (62.50%) InstallShield
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (62.50%) Software Deployment
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
5 4 (50.00%) Migration
6 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) VBScript
6 3 (37.50%) VB
6 3 (37.50%) Release Management
6 3 (37.50%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (25.00%) Skype
7 2 (25.00%) Office 365
7 2 (25.00%) Time Management
7 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (12.50%) QA
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MSI
2 5 (62.50%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Packager
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Deployment
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec