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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Packaging
Rank 115 111 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.42% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.89% 1.66% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Average daily rate
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£294 £236 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.33% -27.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -31.53%
Application Packaging
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
561 603 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.62% 25.39% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 343 210
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.80 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Birmingham -11 2 £300 - 1
Coventry +3 1 £175 -16.66%
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) AppSense
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) MSI
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Packager
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) AppSense
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) VMware