Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 202 220
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 -32
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 7 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 18
North West median daily rate £350 £200 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -44.06% +15.32%
10th Percentile £315 £168 £231
90th Percentile £411 £250 £427
England median daily rate £388 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +13.97% -2.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +6.58% -14.26%

Application Packaging is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,478 5,136 6,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.36% 84.54% 81.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,906 3,322 4,184
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 146 271
North West median hourly rate £21.50 £23.30 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.72% -30.46% +76.32%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.38 £12.61
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Application Packaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Application Packaging in the North West

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Packaging in the North West

Application Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Packaging in the North West

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Lancashire - 3 £373 -
Manchester -3 2 £350 - 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Ivanti
4 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (28.57%) AppDNA
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7

Application Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Ivanti
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) NetApp
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec