The median contractor rate for a Applications Packager was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 598 484
Rank change year-on-year +43 -114  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 21 26 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.052% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.055% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 71
Median daily rate £356 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £237 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -4.44% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.55 -

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 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
South East +19 8 £308 +9.82%
London +32 7 £365 +4.28% 1
West Midlands +20 3 - -
North West +29 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £238 -
North East - 1 £400 -
Applications Packager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 43 (84.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 42 (82.35%) Windows
3 40 (78.43%) SCCM
4 29 (56.86%) MSI
5 26 (50.98%) Citrix
5 26 (50.98%) Windows 7
6 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 21 (41.18%) Application Packaging
7 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 15 (29.41%) Windows 10
8 15 (29.41%) Migration
9 11 (21.57%) XenApp
10 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
11 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
11 8 (15.69%) VBScript
12 7 (13.73%) ITIL
12 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
12 7 (13.73%) VMware
12 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
13 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
13 6 (11.76%) XenDesktop
13 6 (11.76%) Fat Client
13 6 (11.76%) Thin Client
14 5 (9.80%) Finance
14 5 (9.80%) Retail
14 5 (9.80%) Software Packaging
14 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (9.80%) Skype for Business

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 5 (9.80%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Skype
2 3 (5.88%) DHCP
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (1.96%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.96%) SMS
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 29 (56.86%) MSI
2 4 (7.84%) AdminStudio
3 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
1 5 (9.80%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.96%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 6 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.96%) CESG
2 1 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (82.35%) Windows
2 26 (50.98%) Windows 7
3 15 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
6 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Application Packaging
2 15 (29.41%) Migration
3 7 (13.73%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) Application Discovery
5 4 (7.84%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Validation
6 3 (5.88%) Patch Management
6 3 (5.88%) Release Management
6 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (3.92%) ITSM
7 2 (3.92%) Time Management
7 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Change Management
8 1 (1.96%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.96%) Scrum
8 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.96%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) VBScript
3 3 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (3.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) CLAS
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (84.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (21.57%) XenApp
3 7 (13.73%) Active Directory
4 6 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.92%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 40 (78.43%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Citrix
2 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) VMware
4 4 (7.84%) AppSense
5 1 (1.96%) F5
5 1 (1.96%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.96%) Wyse
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