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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packager
Rank 485 410 376
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -34
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 124 182 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 114 102
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £265 £308
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £29.53 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.53 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.70%

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
51461 50245 44013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.35% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31311 30831 25140
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2031 2007 2180
Average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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 -45 118 £325 +8.33% 6
South East +15 57 £400 +33.33% 2
Berkshire +44 51 £417 +22.64% 1
Reading - 30 £417 - 1
London -15 23 £325 -1.88%
West Yorkshire -3 11 £200 -44.44%
Yorkshire -5 11 £200 -17.52%
Leeds -5 10 £200 -44.44%
North West -48 8 £325 +35.41% 2
South West +8 7 £300 -25.00% 2
East of England +2 5 £400 +33.33%
Scotland -21 5 £338 +7.93% 2
Bracknell +1 4 £393 +15.44%
Manchester -11 4 £325 +18.18%
Bristol - 4 £305 - 1
Hampshire 0 3 £288 -39.47%
West Midlands -23 3 £315 +57.50%
Essex - 3 £413 -
City of London +13 2 £350 +7.69%
East Midlands -4 2 £313 +14.67%
Shropshire -9 2 - -
Merseyside -11 2 £300 +3.44% 1
Liverpool -12 2 £300 +3.44% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £325 +25.00%
Milton Keynes -15 2 £325 +25.00%
Newbury - 2 - -
Colchester - 2 £400 -
Thatcham - 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 - -
Fife - 2 - -

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 148 (68.84%) Windows
2 134 (62.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 112 (52.09%) Application Packaging
4 106 (49.30%) MSI
4 106 (49.30%) Windows 7
5 97 (45.12%) Security Cleared
6 91 (42.33%) SCCM
7 62 (28.84%) Microsoft
8 47 (21.86%) Migration
8 47 (21.86%) DV Cleared
9 44 (20.47%) SC Cleared
10 35 (16.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 31 (14.42%) Active Directory
12 30 (13.95%) Citrix
13 26 (12.09%) Windows XP
14 25 (11.63%) HP
14 25 (11.63%) PowerShell
14 25 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (11.16%) XenApp
16 22 (10.23%) VBScript
17 20 (9.30%) InstallShield
18 19 (8.84%) .NET
19 18 (8.37%) C#
20 17 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
20 17 (7.91%) AppSense
20 17 (7.91%) Windows 8
21 16 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
22 14 (6.51%) AdminStudio
23 13 (6.05%) VB
23 13 (6.05%) Finance

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.47%) Lync
2 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.33%) Firewall
1 5 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.86%) DNS
3 2 (0.93%) VPN
4 1 (0.47%) Network Security
4 1 (0.47%) Wireless
4 1 (0.47%) SMS
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 106 (49.30%) MSI
2 20 (9.30%) InstallShield
3 14 (6.51%) AdminStudio
4 6 (2.79%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (6.05%) Finance
2 6 (2.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.40%) Publishing
4 2 (0.93%) Banking
4 2 (0.93%) Legal
4 2 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (52.09%) Application Packaging
2 19 (8.84%) .NET
3 6 (2.79%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.86%) WSH
5 1 (0.47%) XML
5 1 (0.47%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (2.79%) Open Source
2 4 (1.86%) Thin Client
2 4 (1.86%) Fat Client
3 2 (0.93%) CMDB
3 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 148 (68.84%) Windows
2 106 (49.30%) Windows 7
3 26 (12.09%) Windows XP
4 25 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (7.91%) Windows 8
6 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.79%) Linux
8 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.86%) Migration
2 16 (7.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (5.58%) ITIL
4 7 (3.26%) Project Management
5 5 (2.33%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (1.86%) Software Distribution
7 3 (1.40%) ITSM
7 3 (1.40%) Validation
8 2 (0.93%) Service Management
8 2 (0.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (0.93%) Service Delivery
8 2 (0.93%) Workflow
8 2 (0.93%) Problem Management
8 2 (0.93%) Software Deployment
8 2 (0.93%) Software License Management
8 2 (0.93%) Software Delivery
9 1 (0.47%) Line Management
9 1 (0.47%) Master Data Management
9 1 (0.47%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (0.47%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.63%) PowerShell
2 22 (10.23%) VBScript
3 18 (8.37%) C#
4 13 (6.05%) VB
5 5 (2.33%) SQL
6 2 (0.93%) AppleScript
6 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.47%) Java
7 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 97 (45.12%) Security Cleared
2 47 (21.86%) DV Cleared
3 44 (20.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.47%) Degree
5 1 (0.47%) MCSE
5 1 (0.47%) HND
5 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 134 (62.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 31 (14.42%) Active Directory
3 24 (11.16%) XenApp
4 5 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.33%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.40%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.40%) vSphere
6 2 (0.93%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.47%) XenServer
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 91 (42.33%) SCCM
2 35 (16.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (2.33%) WMI
4 3 (1.40%) BMC Marimba
4 3 (1.40%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.93%) WSUS
5 2 (0.93%) SCOM
5 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.47%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.47%) SCSM
6 1 (0.47%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.47%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 62 (28.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.95%) Citrix
3 25 (11.63%) HP
4 17 (7.91%) AppSense
5 11 (5.12%) VMware
6 5 (2.33%) Mercator
7 3 (1.40%) LANDesk
7 3 (1.40%) Novell
7 3 (1.40%) BMC
8 2 (0.93%) Apple
8 2 (0.93%) Altiris
8 2 (0.93%) Wyse
9 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.47%) Verint
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco
9 1 (0.47%) Dell
9 1 (0.47%) SAP
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle
9 1 (0.47%) Symantec
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