The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packager
Rank 397 359 391
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +32
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 196 189 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 141
Average daily rate £300 £315 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £256 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £308 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.82% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £29.53 £31.75 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.92 £25.00 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.72 £34.25 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £31.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +8.54%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Packager
Top 22 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -91 166 £290 -8.30% 4
London -8 47 £318 -2.30%
North West +4 40 £240 -21.31%
South East -57 35 £300 - 2
West Midlands -11 13 £200 -43.85%
Surrey -8 11 £333 +16.66% 1
Milton Keynes -11 11 £260 -25.71%
Buckinghamshire -14 11 £260 -25.71%
City of London -17 8 £333 -1.48%
Cheshire -22 7 - -
South West -25 7 £400 +25.19% 1
Chester -10 6 - -
West Sussex -3 2 £315 -23.63% 1
Berkshire -15 2 £340 +4.61%
Birmingham -10 1 - -
Wales -19 1 £225 -28.57%
South Wales - 1 £225 -
Bristol - - - - 1
Crawley - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Woking - - - -

Applications Packager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 262 (74.22%) Windows
2 259 (73.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 225 (63.74%) MSI
4 206 (58.36%) Windows 7
5 178 (50.42%) Application Packaging
6 131 (37.11%) SCCM
7 102 (28.90%) Microsoft
8 87 (24.65%) Windows XP
9 85 (24.08%) VB
10 84 (23.80%) Citrix
11 83 (23.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 74 (20.96%) XenApp
13 73 (20.68%) VBScript
14 69 (19.55%) InstallShield
15 67 (18.98%) Migration
16 63 (17.85%) Security Cleared
17 57 (16.15%) AppSense
18 55 (15.58%) Wise Package Studio
19 50 (14.16%) Active Directory
20 42 (11.90%) AdminStudio
21 37 (10.48%) SC Cleared
22 36 (10.20%) PowerShell
23 33 (9.35%) Hyper-V
23 33 (9.35%) WSH
24 32 (9.07%) User Acceptance Testing
25 31 (8.78%) VMware
25 31 (8.78%) Windows Server 2008
26 29 (8.22%) MS Excel
27 28 (7.93%) Finance
27 28 (7.93%) Software Packaging

Applications Packager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 29 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.23%) MS Office
3 4 (1.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.70%) SMS
2 5 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (0.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) SAN
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 225 (63.74%) MSI
2 69 (19.55%) InstallShield
3 55 (15.58%) Wise Package Studio
4 42 (11.90%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.28%) StarTeam
General
1 28 (7.93%) Finance
2 15 (4.25%) Banking
3 10 (2.83%) Retail
3 10 (2.83%) Local Government
4 7 (1.98%) Publishing
5 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.85%) Law
6 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (50.42%) Application Packaging
2 33 (9.35%) WSH
3 28 (7.93%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.57%) XML
5 1 (0.28%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.27%) CMDB
3 4 (1.13%) Hedge funds
4 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 262 (74.22%) Windows
2 206 (58.36%) Windows 7
3 87 (24.65%) Windows XP
4 31 (8.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.55%) Windows Vista
7 7 (1.98%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.42%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (18.98%) Migration
2 32 (9.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (4.82%) Service Delivery
4 13 (3.68%) Compatibility Testing
4 13 (3.68%) ITIL
5 12 (3.40%) Unit Testing
5 12 (3.40%) Software Deployment
6 10 (2.83%) Workflow
6 10 (2.83%) Software Distribution
6 10 (2.83%) Integration Testing
7 7 (1.98%) Project Management
7 7 (1.98%) ITSM
7 7 (1.98%) Test Scripting
7 7 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (1.70%) Service Management
8 6 (1.70%) Configuration Management
9 4 (1.13%) Validation
9 4 (1.13%) User Experience Design
9 4 (1.13%) Functional Testing
10 3 (0.85%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 85 (24.08%) VB
2 73 (20.68%) VBScript
3 36 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 63 (17.85%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.48%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.38%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.27%) MCSE
6 7 (1.98%) MCP
7 2 (0.57%) MCTS
8 1 (0.28%) Degree
8 1 (0.28%) CCA
8 1 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.95%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 259 (73.37%) Microsoft App-V
2 74 (20.96%) XenApp
3 50 (14.16%) Active Directory
4 33 (9.35%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 131 (37.11%) SCCM
2 83 (23.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 22 (6.23%) AppDNA
4 11 (3.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (3.12%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 102 (28.90%) Microsoft
2 84 (23.80%) Citrix
3 57 (16.15%) AppSense
4 31 (8.78%) VMware
5 26 (7.37%) Wyse
6 21 (5.95%) HP
7 8 (2.27%) Novell
8 7 (1.98%) Altiris
9 5 (1.42%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.13%) LANDesk
11 3 (0.85%) Dell KACE
11 3 (0.85%) SAP
11 3 (0.85%) Dell
12 2 (0.57%) Mercator
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle
12 2 (0.57%) Kaseya
13 1 (0.28%) Borland
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