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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packager
UK
Rank 560 596 514
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -82
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 36 28 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.055% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.058% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 52
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £229 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £55.55 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +154.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.55 £21.82
% change year-on-year
- +154.58%

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 28 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +40 32 £350 +3.70% 2
London +17 14 £375 +30.43%
South East +19 12 £323 -5.14% 1
Hampshire +18 8 £363 - 1
City of London 0 5 £400 +4.91%
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £350 -
Milton Keynes +9 4 £295 -
Buckinghamshire +8 4 £295 -
Havant - 4 £375 -
Portsmouth - 3 £363 - 1
West Midlands +3 2 £263 -9.48%
East of England +3 2 £325 -18.75%
North West +23 1 - -
Scotland +15 1 £425 +61.90% 1
Wales +9 1 £325 -7.14%
South West +2 1 £325 -
Birmingham +1 1 £263 -9.48%
Essex -4 1 £425 +6.25%
South Wales - 1 £325 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £225 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £225 -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Colchester - 1 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £325 -

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 57 (81.43%) Windows
2 54 (77.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 48 (68.57%) SCCM
4 36 (51.43%) MSI
5 34 (48.57%) Application Packaging
6 31 (44.29%) Windows 7
7 29 (41.43%) Citrix
8 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
9 23 (32.86%) Migration
10 20 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 18 (25.71%) XenApp
12 17 (24.29%) Windows 10
13 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
15 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
15 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
15 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
16 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (14.29%) XenDesktop
16 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (14.29%) VMware
17 9 (12.86%) AppSense
18 8 (11.43%) VBScript
18 8 (11.43%) Application Discovery
19 7 (10.00%) ITIL
19 7 (10.00%) AdminStudio
19 7 (10.00%) Validation
19 7 (10.00%) VMware ESX
20 6 (8.57%) Thin Client
20 6 (8.57%) DNS

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 (8.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) DHCP
1 6 (8.57%) DNS
2 4 (5.71%) Skype
3 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.43%) SMS
4 1 (1.43%) SSL
4 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 36 (51.43%) MSI
2 7 (10.00%) AdminStudio
3 4 (5.71%) InstallShield
4 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
1 5 (7.14%) Retail
2 4 (5.71%) Publishing
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.43%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.43%) OCX
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Fat Client
1 6 (8.57%) Thin Client
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) CESG
5 1 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (81.43%) Windows
2 31 (44.29%) Windows 7
3 17 (24.29%) Windows 10
4 16 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
6 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Application Packaging
2 23 (32.86%) Migration
3 8 (11.43%) Application Discovery
4 7 (10.00%) ITIL
4 7 (10.00%) Validation
5 6 (8.57%) Software Delivery
6 5 (7.14%) Application Virtualisation
6 5 (7.14%) Workflow
7 4 (5.71%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (5.71%) Release Management
8 3 (4.29%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.29%) Time Management
8 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.86%) ITSM
9 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.86%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.43%) DevOps
10 1 (1.43%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.43%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.43%) VBScript
3 5 (7.14%) VB
4 3 (4.29%) SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) CISSP
3 1 (1.43%) CLAS
3 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (77.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 18 (25.71%) XenApp
3 13 (18.57%) Active Directory
4 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 7 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
6 6 (8.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (4.29%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 48 (68.57%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.43%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Citrix
2 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.29%) VMware
4 9 (12.86%) AppSense
5 1 (1.43%) Dell
5 1 (1.43%) F5
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.43%) Wyse