The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Applications Packager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packager
Rank 623 513 434
Rank change year-on-year
-110 -79
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 30 127 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 81 114
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £417 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £330 £265
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.53

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52698 52839 51404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.71% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34350 32058 31435
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1506 2120 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Applications Packager in the job title.

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Packager within the UK.

Applications Packager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Applications Packager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Packager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager within the UK.

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Packager
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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
England -122 24 £325 - 5
London -14 9 £350 +7.69% 1
East of England +7 6 £350 -12.50%
South East -65 6 £280 -30.00% 2
Essex +4 4 £425 +3.03%
City of London +37 3 £425 +21.42%
Scotland -20 3 - -
Berkshire -46 3 £273 -34.65%
Edinburgh -8 2 - -
North West -13 2 £295 -9.23% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £344 -
West Sussex - 2 £280 -
Crawley - 2 £280 -
Wales +9 1 - -
Glasgow +3 1 - -
South Wales +2 1 - -
Bristol 0 1 £325 +6.55%
Merseyside -4 1 £375 +25.00%
Croydon -8 1 £325 -
South West -9 1 £325 +8.33%
Colchester -11 1 £425 +6.25%
West Midlands -12 1 - -
Manchester -13 1 £215 -33.84%
Cardiff -18 1 - -
Reading -31 1 £235 -43.64%
Shropshire -31 1 - -
Telford -34 1 - -
Kent - 1 £200 -
Birkenhead - 1 £375 -

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Applications Packager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Applications Packager in the job title.

1 43 (71.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 39 (65.00%) Windows
3 37 (61.67%) SCCM
4 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 26 (43.33%) MSI
5 26 (43.33%) Application Packaging
6 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
7 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
8 17 (28.33%) Citrix
9 12 (20.00%) VMware
9 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
10 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
10 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
11 10 (16.67%) VBScript
11 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.00%) XenApp
12 9 (15.00%) ITIL
13 8 (13.33%) Migration
13 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
14 7 (11.67%) XenDesktop
14 7 (11.67%) InstallShield
15 6 (10.00%) VB
15 6 (10.00%) .NET
15 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
16 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
16 5 (8.33%) AdminStudio

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) MSI
2 7 (11.67%) InstallShield
3 5 (8.33%) AdminStudio
4 2 (3.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) PDA
3 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (65.00%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.33%) Linux
7 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Application Packaging
2 9 (15.00%) ITIL
3 8 (13.33%) Migration
3 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (6.67%) Change Management
4 4 (6.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (5.00%) Application Discovery
5 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (3.33%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (3.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.33%) CRM
6 2 (3.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.33%) Open Source
6 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.33%) Project Management
6 2 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.67%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.67%) VBScript
3 6 (10.00%) VB
4 5 (8.33%) SQL
5 4 (6.67%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) Java
7 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) MCSE
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.33%) MCDST
5 2 (3.33%) MCP
5 2 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (71.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (15.00%) XenApp
5 7 (11.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.67%) Terminal Server
7 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (61.67%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.33%) Citrix
3 12 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe
5 1 (1.67%) Altiris
5 1 (1.67%) Apple
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
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