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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 124 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 21 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.66% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.70% 2.33% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 6
Average daily rate
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£290 £150 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £231 £325
% change year-on-year
+40.54% -28.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.82 £42.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-48.50% +69.50%
Application Packaging
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
777 602 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.46% 24.20% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 388 409
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 28
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.92 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.10 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 6 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 £300 - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 27 (61.36%) Windows
2 24 (54.55%) MSI
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
4 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
5 18 (40.91%) Windows XP
6 14 (31.82%) Migration
6 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
7 12 (27.27%) Lync
8 11 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (25.00%) CRM
8 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 11 (25.00%) SQL
8 11 (25.00%) .NET
8 11 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (22.73%) SCCM
9 10 (22.73%) Clustering
10 8 (18.18%) Citrix
11 7 (15.91%) QA
12 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (11.36%) Novell
12 5 (11.36%) MCSE

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) Lync
2 11 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) PBX
1 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) MSI
2 2 (4.55%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Applications Packager
2 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) IT Support
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (4.55%) Programmer
5 2 (4.55%) Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.27%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Clustering
2 4 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 4 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.82%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
3 18 (40.91%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Migration
2 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (6.82%) Data Modelling
3 3 (6.82%) Data Architecture
4 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment
4 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) VB
3 2 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.36%) MCSE
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.36%) XenApp
5 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Citrix
3 5 (11.36%) Novell
4 4 (9.09%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) Sophos
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) Acronis
5 1 (2.27%) Veeam