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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 144 126 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -22
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 2 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.059% 0.51% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 1.90% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 2
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£445 £260 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.15% -24.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £180 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £400 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -29.33%
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
881 840 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.02% 26.55% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 548 397
Average daily rate £368 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 15 15
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.80 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Wiltshire -7 1 £300 +9.09%
Bristol - 1 £590 -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) SCCM
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) MSI
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Lync
6 2 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Legal
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco
7 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
7 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (25.00%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Server Building
3 1 (8.33%) Application Discovery
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) AppSense
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco