The first table below looks at the demand for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 66 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.71% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.63 £18.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+36.80% -47.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
201 70 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.91% 12.48% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 52 93
Average daily rate £395 £317 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% +0.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £404 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £40.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging across the Wales region.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Wales region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Wales - 1 - -
Application Packaging
UK

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Application Packaging also 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 that cited Application Packaging.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Application Packaging also 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 that cited Application Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense