Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Packager was £328 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Packager
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 795 728
Rank change year-on-year +43 -67 -77
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 90 69 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.071% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.075% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 95
England median daily rate £328 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% -7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £251 £251 £253
90th Percentile £400 £406 £488
UK median daily rate £340 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +4.62% -3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
England median hourly rate £20.30 £26.50 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% -52.30% +113.65%
UK median hourly rate £20.30 £26.50 £55.55
% change year-on-year -23.40% -52.30% +113.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Applications Packager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Applications Packager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Packager in England

Applications Packager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Packager in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Packager in England

Applications Packager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Packager in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Packager in England

Applications Packager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Packager in England

Applications Packager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 30 £350 -6.67%
Midlands +40 19 £268 -10.08%
South East +13 18 £356 +14.00% 1
North of England +55 13 £300 -4.00%
West Midlands +38 12 £325 +1.56%
North West +22 8 £300 -4.00%
East Midlands +12 7 £268 +7.00%
East of England -14 6 £388 +4.73% 2
Yorkshire +22 5 £300 -4.76%
South West +4 1 £375 +17.19%
Applications Packager
UK

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Applications Packager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Applications Packager in the job title.

1 74 (82.22%) Windows
2 71 (78.89%) SCCM
3 59 (65.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 53 (58.89%) Windows 10
5 46 (51.11%) MSI
6 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 37 (41.11%) Windows 7
8 35 (38.89%) PowerShell
9 32 (35.56%) Application Packaging
10 28 (31.11%) Migration
11 21 (23.33%) QA
11 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
12 20 (22.22%) VBScript
13 19 (21.11%) Citrix
14 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
15 17 (18.89%) VMware
15 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
16 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (15.56%) Application Discovery
18 13 (14.44%) XenApp
18 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Office
19 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
20 10 (11.11%) WSH
20 10 (11.11%) WMI
21 9 (10.00%) Finance
21 9 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
22 8 (8.89%) Windows Server
22 8 (8.89%) Release Management
22 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
22 8 (8.89%) Validation

Applications Packager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.11%) IIS
1 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) DHCP
1 5 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.11%) LDAP
2 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 46 (51.11%) MSI
2 8 (8.89%) AdminStudio
3 7 (7.78%) InstallShield
4 3 (3.33%) WiX
5 1 (1.11%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Law
2 2 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Advertising
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) WSH
2 2 (2.22%) OCX
2 2 (2.22%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.11%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
1 2 (2.22%) Wiki
2 1 (1.11%) CMDB
2 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.11%) FMCG
2 1 (1.11%) Life Science
2 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 74 (82.22%) Windows
2 53 (58.89%) Windows 10
3 37 (41.11%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Application Packaging
2 28 (31.11%) Migration
3 14 (15.56%) Application Discovery
4 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
6 8 (8.89%) Release Management
6 8 (8.89%) Validation
7 7 (7.78%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (6.67%) ITIL
9 5 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
9 5 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.33%) Change Management
10 3 (3.33%) Software Deployment
10 3 (3.33%) Test Strategy
10 3 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
11 2 (2.22%) Business Development
11 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.22%) Disk Encryption
11 2 (2.22%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 20 (22.22%) VBScript
3 5 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (18.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.33%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (65.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 18 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (14.44%) XenApp
5 5 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.22%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.22%) vSphere
8 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 71 (78.89%) SCCM
2 10 (11.11%) WMI
3 5 (5.56%) ThinApp
4 4 (4.44%) SCOM
5 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (1.11%) WSUS
6 1 (1.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.11%) Citrix
3 17 (18.89%) VMware
4 6 (6.67%) AppSense
5 2 (2.22%) Altiris
5 2 (2.22%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Lumension
5 2 (2.22%) McAfee
6 1 (1.11%) Capita
6 1 (1.11%) Civica
6 1 (1.11%) Dell
6 1 (1.11%) iManage
6 1 (1.11%) NetApp
6 1 (1.11%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.11%) SAP