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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packager
Rank 598 592 553
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 54 81 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 59 60
Median daily rate £320 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £512 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +44.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-29.33% +44.23%

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 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 30 September 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 -32 39 £325 -7.14%
Scotland +18 15 £250 -20.00%
North West +15 9 £325 +8.33%
London +12 8 £388 +21.48%
Glasgow +10 8 £250 -16.66%
South East -13 7 £325 -31.57%
Renfrewshire -17 6 £268 -17.69%
Erskine - 6 £268 -
East of England +3 5 £370 +13.84%
Manchester -10 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 £250 -
Derbyshire - 4 £250 -
Cambridge - 3 £340 -
Derby - 3 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £340 -
Wiltshire +16 2 £320 +6.66%
South West +8 2 £320 +6.66%
Hampshire +6 2 £350 -3.44%
Malmesbury +4 2 £320 -
Essex +2 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £344 -
Kent - 2 £313 -
Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £270 -16.92%
City of London +16 1 £388 +25.00%
Basingstoke +12 1 £350 -
Milton Keynes +11 1 £270 -16.92%
Berkshire -17 1 £325 -31.57%
North East -18 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -22 1 - -

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 63 (68.48%) Windows
2 61 (66.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 59 (64.13%) Application Packaging
4 54 (58.70%) SCCM
5 46 (50.00%) MSI
6 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
7 28 (30.43%) Windows 7
7 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 27 (29.35%) SC Cleared
9 24 (26.09%) Citrix
10 23 (25.00%) Windows 10
11 21 (22.83%) Migration
12 18 (19.57%) AppSense
12 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
12 18 (19.57%) PowerShell
12 18 (19.57%) Windows Server
13 17 (18.48%) XenApp
14 15 (16.30%) Application Virtualisation
15 14 (15.22%) XenDesktop
16 13 (14.13%) AdminStudio
17 12 (13.04%) Publishing
17 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
18 11 (11.96%) Software Delivery
18 11 (11.96%) InstallShield
18 11 (11.96%) VBScript
19 10 (10.87%) MS Office
19 10 (10.87%) VMware
19 10 (10.87%) Application Discovery
19 10 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
20 9 (9.78%) Windows XP

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 3 (3.26%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) MS Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) DHCP
1 4 (4.35%) DNS
2 3 (3.26%) Firewall
2 3 (3.26%) Internet
3 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (50.00%) MSI
2 13 (14.13%) AdminStudio
3 11 (11.96%) InstallShield
4 3 (3.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (13.04%) Publishing
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Law
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) XML
2 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 63 (68.48%) Windows
2 28 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 23 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 18 (19.57%) Windows Server
5 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.78%) Windows XP
7 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (64.13%) Application Packaging
2 21 (22.83%) Migration
3 15 (16.30%) Application Virtualisation
4 11 (11.96%) Software Delivery
5 10 (10.87%) Application Discovery
6 7 (7.61%) ITIL
6 7 (7.61%) Workflow
7 6 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Validation
9 4 (4.35%) Change Management
9 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.26%) Service Management
11 2 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.17%) Document Management
11 2 (2.17%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.17%) ITIL V3
11 2 (2.17%) ITSM
11 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.96%) VBScript
3 8 (8.70%) VB
4 4 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
2 27 (29.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 61 (66.30%) Microsoft App-V
2 18 (19.57%) Active Directory
3 17 (18.48%) XenApp
4 14 (15.22%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.26%) Terminal Server
7 3 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.17%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 54 (58.70%) SCCM
2 5 (5.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (5.43%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.09%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.09%) SCOM
3 1 (1.09%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.09%) Citrix
3 18 (19.57%) AppSense
4 10 (10.87%) VMware
5 6 (6.52%) Dell
6 2 (2.17%) Altiris
6 2 (2.17%) IBM
6 2 (2.17%) Lotus
7 1 (1.09%) Apple
7 1 (1.09%) Google
7 1 (1.09%) HP
7 1 (1.09%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.09%) Lumension
7 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow