The median contractor rate for an Applications Packager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 593 550
Rank change year-on-year +35 -43  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 31 30 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.062% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.065% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 57
Median daily rate £350 £298 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -11.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £311 £331
% change year-on-year -3.61% -6.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Applications Packager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Applications Packager in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
North West +33 11 £325 +8.33%
London -14 6 £350 +20.68% 1
East of England -5 5 - -
West Midlands - 4 - - 1
South East +26 3 £331 +12.28%
Yorkshire +25 1 £350 +2.94%
North East - 1 £400 -
Applications Packager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 41 (78.85%) Windows
2 39 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 39 (75.00%) SCCM
3 29 (55.77%) MSI
4 27 (51.92%) Windows 7
4 27 (51.92%) Windows 10
5 19 (36.54%) PowerShell
6 18 (34.62%) Application Packaging
6 18 (34.62%) Citrix
7 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 12 (23.08%) VBScript
9 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
9 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
10 9 (17.31%) Migration
10 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
11 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (11.54%) XenApp
12 6 (11.54%) AppSense
12 6 (11.54%) InstallShield
12 6 (11.54%) AdminStudio
12 6 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
13 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
13 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
13 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
14 4 (7.69%) Software Packaging
14 4 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
14 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
14 4 (7.69%) Validation
14 4 (7.69%) VMware
14 4 (7.69%) Active Directory

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) VPN
Development Applications
1 29 (55.77%) MSI
2 6 (11.54%) AdminStudio
2 6 (11.54%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Law
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
1 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (78.85%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) Windows 10
2 27 (51.92%) Windows 7
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Application Packaging
2 9 (17.31%) Migration
3 6 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (7.69%) Application Discovery
4 4 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (7.69%) Validation
5 3 (5.77%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (5.77%) ITIL
5 3 (5.77%) Release Management
6 2 (3.85%) Change Management
6 2 (3.85%) Personalization
6 2 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Fault Management
7 1 (1.92%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.92%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.08%) VBScript
3 3 (5.77%) VB
4 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) MCSE
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (11.54%) XenApp
3 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Citrix
2 16 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) AppSense
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Wyse