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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 131 146 133
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.061% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.079% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Median daily rate £320 £445 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +71.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
2250 2547 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.85% 77.65% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1700 1585
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 135 90
Median hourly rate £32.50 £39.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 +4 3 £320 +6.66%
Bristol 0 2 - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) SCCM
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (55.56%) Software Deployment
3 5 (55.56%) MSI
3 5 (55.56%) InstallShield
4 4 (44.44%) MS Office
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) AppSense
5 3 (33.33%) Release Management
5 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
5 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
5 3 (33.33%) VBScript
5 3 (33.33%) VB
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Time Management
7 1 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (11.11%) Skype
7 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365
7 1 (11.11%) Windows XP

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 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) InstallShield
1 5 (55.56%) MSI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Applications Packager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Deployment
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) AppSense
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec