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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packaging
England / South West
Rank 129 146 115
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -31
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 8 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.10% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.12% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
Median daily rate £325 - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.25 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £22.16
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.23%

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
2053 2418 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.04% 82.22% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1708 1540
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 113 111
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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
Bristol +11 6 £325 -
Wiltshire -1 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 West region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 9 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) MS Office
7 5 (33.33%) MSI
7 5 (33.33%) AppSense
7 5 (33.33%) Software Deployment
7 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
8 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (26.67%) InstallShield
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
9 3 (20.00%) VBScript
9 3 (20.00%) VB
9 3 (20.00%) Citrix
9 3 (20.00%) Release Management
9 3 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
10 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 2 (13.33%) Skype for Business
10 2 (13.33%) Skype
10 2 (13.33%) XenApp
10 2 (13.33%) Office 365
10 2 (13.33%) Time Management

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 (13.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MSI
2 4 (26.67%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Applications Packager
1 3 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Fat Client
1 4 (26.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) VB
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) AppSense
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec