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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packager
Rank 606 579 555
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 32 70 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 50
Median daily rate £335 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £249 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.55 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +70.92%

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
48175 51856 52713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31544 33013 33319
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1684 2028 2169
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 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
England -25 26 £340 -2.85%
London 0 12 £388 +16.33%
City of London +9 6 £388 +25.00%
Scotland +5 6 £330 +10.00%
South East +2 5 £325 -31.57%
Hampshire +17 4 £375 -
Havant - 4 £375 -
East Midlands -4 3 £295 +15.68%
Renfrewshire -6 3 £330 +1.53%
Erskine - 3 £330 -
East of England +8 2 £225 -43.75%
West Midlands -28 2 £320 +25.49%
Derby - 2 £268 -
Derbyshire - 2 £268 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £295 -
Milton Keynes +16 1 £295 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 £300 +2.12%
Leeds +10 1 £300 +2.12%
Yorkshire +6 1 £300 +2.12%
Essex +5 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 £375 +5.28%
South West +1 1 £325 +27.45%
Glasgow 0 1 £300 +2.12%
Wiltshire -10 1 £325 -
Northamptonshire -16 1 £340 +30.76%
Coventry - 1 £300 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £340 -
Croydon - 1 £325 -
Stevenage - 1 £225 -
Northampton - 1 £340 -

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 67 (75.28%) Windows
2 62 (69.66%) Microsoft App-V
3 54 (60.67%) SCCM
4 51 (57.30%) Application Packaging
5 38 (42.70%) MSI
6 33 (37.08%) Windows 7
7 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
7 30 (33.71%) Citrix
8 26 (29.21%) Migration
9 24 (26.97%) Windows 10
10 23 (25.84%) Security Cleared
11 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
12 21 (23.60%) Active Directory
13 18 (20.22%) XenApp
14 15 (16.85%) PowerShell
14 15 (16.85%) AppSense
15 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (15.73%) Windows Server
15 14 (15.73%) Application Virtualisation
16 13 (14.61%) VMware
17 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (12.36%) Application Discovery
18 11 (12.36%) MS Office
19 10 (11.24%) ITIL
19 10 (11.24%) XenDesktop
20 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
20 9 (10.11%) Software Delivery
20 9 (10.11%) Windows XP
20 9 (10.11%) 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 6 (6.74%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.37%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) MS Office
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.99%) DHCP
1 8 (8.99%) DNS
2 4 (4.49%) Skype
3 3 (3.37%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) Internet
4 2 (2.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.25%) SMS
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (42.70%) MSI
2 9 (10.11%) AdminStudio
3 8 (8.99%) InstallShield
4 3 (3.37%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
1 5 (5.62%) Publishing
2 3 (3.37%) Law
3 2 (2.25%) Legal
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) BYOD
4 1 (1.12%) CESG
4 1 (1.12%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 67 (75.28%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Windows 7
3 24 (26.97%) Windows 10
4 14 (15.73%) Windows Server
4 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.11%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.30%) Application Packaging
2 26 (29.21%) Migration
3 14 (15.73%) Application Virtualisation
4 11 (12.36%) Application Discovery
5 10 (11.24%) ITIL
6 9 (10.11%) Software Delivery
7 5 (5.62%) Software Deployment
7 5 (5.62%) Validation
7 5 (5.62%) Workflow
8 3 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.25%) Document Management
9 2 (2.25%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.25%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.25%) ITSM
9 2 (2.25%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.25%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.74%) VB
2 6 (6.74%) VBScript
3 5 (5.62%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (25.84%) Security Cleared
2 22 (24.72%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) CLAS
5 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (69.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 21 (23.60%) Active Directory
3 18 (20.22%) XenApp
4 12 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (11.24%) XenDesktop
6 7 (7.87%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (7.87%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.37%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.25%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 54 (60.67%) SCCM
2 4 (4.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (4.49%) ThinApp
3 2 (2.25%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.12%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Citrix
1 30 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.85%) AppSense
3 13 (14.61%) VMware
4 6 (6.74%) Dell
5 2 (2.25%) IBM
5 2 (2.25%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.25%) Lotus
6 1 (1.12%) Altiris
6 1 (1.12%) F5
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) Lumension
6 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow