The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packaging
England / West Midlands
Rank 119 127 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £21.82
% change year-on-year
- -12.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1903 2158 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.03% 82.46% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1222 943
Median daily rate £425 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 51 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -24.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Shropshire - 2 £425 -
Birmingham +1 1 £325 +12.06%
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) SCCM
3 7 (58.33%) Office 365
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (41.67%) Android
5 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
5 5 (41.67%) AirWatch
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Skype
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 4 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Bluetooth
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (25.00%) MSI
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) Citrix
7 3 (25.00%) MCSE
7 3 (25.00%) VBScript
7 3 (25.00%) VB

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 4 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (33.33%) Skype
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 2 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Mobility Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Security
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) VB
2 3 (25.00%) VBScript
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 5 (41.67%) AirWatch
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) VMware