The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Application Packaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Packaging
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +14.00%  

Application Packaging is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 320 256 299
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 90.65% 80.50% 85.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 176 209
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £50.78 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.44% +26.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £45.21 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Application Packaging in Bedfordshire

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Packaging in Bedfordshire

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Luton - 3 - -
Application Packaging
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN

Application Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Specialist
1 3 (75.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Programme Governance
1 3 (75.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft