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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 134 145 111
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -34
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 4 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.12% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.16% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 27
Median daily rate - £245 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.25 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - £34.50
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
2174 2577 2572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.83% 80.21% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1795 1754
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 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 114 129
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +43.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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
Gloucestershire +6 1 - -
Bristol +4 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (60.00%) MS Office
5 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (50.00%) Software Deployment
6 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (50.00%) MSI
7 4 (40.00%) InstallShield
7 4 (40.00%) Migration
7 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (30.00%) Release Management
8 3 (30.00%) VMware
8 3 (30.00%) VBScript
8 3 (30.00%) VB
8 3 (30.00%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (20.00%) Office 365
9 2 (20.00%) Skype
9 2 (20.00%) ITIL
9 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
9 2 (20.00%) Time Management
10 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
10 1 (10.00%) Asset 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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MSI
2 4 (40.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
1 2 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) VB
2 3 (30.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec