The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Packager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Packager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 546 388 416
Rank change year-on-year
-158 +28
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 67 198 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 115 93
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£313 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £30.00 £18.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £33.81 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.79%

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 October 2014.

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 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
England -143 66 £313 -6.01% 3
London -38 19 £350 +0.71% 1
South East -52 15 £313 -9.42%
Hampshire -24 9 £400 +21.21%
City of London +10 3 £375 +9.89%
Southampton -14 2 £400 +21.21%
East of England -38 2 - - 1
Surrey -16 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title.

1 160 (71.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 141 (62.67%) Windows
3 132 (58.67%) MSI
4 109 (48.44%) Application Packaging
5 103 (45.78%) Windows 7
6 84 (37.33%) Security Cleared
7 80 (35.56%) SCCM
8 60 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 58 (25.78%) Microsoft
10 52 (23.11%) Citrix
11 46 (20.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 44 (19.56%) Windows XP
13 43 (19.11%) VB
14 32 (14.22%) XenApp
15 31 (13.78%) VBScript
16 29 (12.89%) Migration
16 29 (12.89%) Hyper-V
16 29 (12.89%) Wise Package Studio
17 28 (12.44%) InstallShield
17 28 (12.44%) Active Directory
18 24 (10.67%) WSH
19 22 (9.78%) AdminStudio
20 21 (9.33%) PowerShell
21 17 (7.56%) XenDesktop
21 17 (7.56%) DV Cleared
21 17 (7.56%) AppSense
22 16 (7.11%) VMware
22 16 (7.11%) MS Excel
23 15 (6.67%) Windows 8
24 13 (5.78%) Software Packaging

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Packager in their job title 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 with Applications Packager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.44%) IIS
1 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.44%) Documentum
1 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) SPSS
3 1 (0.44%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.56%) SMS
2 4 (1.78%) Firewall
3 3 (1.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.44%) MS Access
1 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 132 (58.67%) MSI
2 29 (12.89%) Wise Package Studio
3 28 (12.44%) InstallShield
4 22 (9.78%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.89%) StarTeam
General
1 10 (4.44%) Finance
2 7 (3.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.11%) Banking
3 4 (1.78%) Retail
4 2 (0.89%) Publishing
4 2 (0.89%) French Language
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Local Government
5 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (48.44%) Application Packaging
2 24 (10.67%) WSH
3 13 (5.78%) Software Packaging
4 7 (3.11%) JSP
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
5 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (1.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.44%) CMDB
3 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 141 (62.67%) Windows
2 103 (45.78%) Windows 7
3 44 (19.56%) Windows XP
4 15 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 12 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.89%) Windows Vista
7 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.89%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.89%) Migration
2 13 (5.78%) Mentoring
3 12 (5.33%) ITIL
3 12 (5.33%) Service Delivery
4 11 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (4.89%) Compatibility Testing
5 10 (4.44%) Software Distribution
6 9 (4.00%) Workflow
7 7 (3.11%) ITIL V3
8 5 (2.22%) Software Engineering
9 4 (1.78%) Software Deployment
10 3 (1.33%) Validation
11 2 (0.89%) Configuration Management
11 2 (0.89%) Project Management
11 2 (0.89%) Service Management
11 2 (0.89%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (0.89%) Release Management
11 2 (0.89%) Logistics
11 2 (0.89%) Data Migration
12 1 (0.44%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.11%) VB
2 31 (13.78%) VBScript
3 21 (9.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.11%) C
5 6 (2.67%) SQL
6 1 (0.44%) Python
6 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (37.33%) Security Cleared
2 60 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.56%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.78%) MCSE
6 3 (1.33%) MCITP
7 2 (0.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.56%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 160 (71.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 32 (14.22%) XenApp
3 29 (12.89%) Hyper-V
4 28 (12.44%) Active Directory
5 17 (7.56%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 80 (35.56%) SCCM
2 46 (20.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 12 (5.33%) AppDNA
4 5 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.89%) SCOM
6 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.44%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 58 (25.78%) Microsoft
2 52 (23.11%) Citrix
3 17 (7.56%) AppSense
4 16 (7.11%) VMware
5 5 (2.22%) LANDesk
6 4 (1.78%) Altiris
7 3 (1.33%) CA
7 3 (1.33%) HP
7 3 (1.33%) Dell
8 2 (0.89%) Remedy
8 2 (0.89%) Wyse
8 2 (0.89%) Lumension
8 2 (0.89%) Dell KACE
9 1 (0.44%) Borland
9 1 (0.44%) Mercator
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