The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 114 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 5 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.14% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.46% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Average daily rate
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£163 £419 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.19% +28.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £31.56 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-31.07% +75.30%
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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
682 655 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.96% 29.98% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 413 453
Average daily rate £320 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 10
Average hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +143.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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 Yorkshire -7 2 £149 -64.47%
South Yorkshire - - - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (58.33%) SCCM
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 5 (41.67%) Citrix
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (33.33%) CCA
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (33.33%) CCEA
6 4 (33.33%) VBScript
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) XenApp
6 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) XenServer
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) SCOM
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Server
7 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (25.00%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (25.00%) AppSense
7 3 (25.00%) Wyse
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
1 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCA
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (33.33%) CCEA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) CCAA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (25.00%) XenServer
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (8.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Wyse
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (8.33%) Novell
4 1 (8.33%) McAfee
4 1 (8.33%) Dell