The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packaging
South West / Bristol
Rank 69 71 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.33% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.40% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £250 £313 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +7.74% -3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £15.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +52.38% -7.35%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 656 742 658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.71% 82.17% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 532 477
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Packaging in Bristol

Application Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Packaging in Bristol

Application Packaging
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (71.43%) AppSense
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
4 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
7 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
7 1 (14.29%) MS Office
7 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
7 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) DNS
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Asset Management

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
1 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
1 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) AppSense
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) VMware