Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Packager was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 213 230
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 -49
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 8 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
North West median daily rate £300 £313 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.76% -3.33%
10th Percentile £236 £250 £213
90th Percentile £364 £347 £350
England median daily rate £328 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +0.77% -7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £36.25
England 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 the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5360 6447 8142
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.39% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3373 4157 4871
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £572
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 236 404
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -21.95% +27.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.38 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Applications Packager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Packager in the North West

Applications Packager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Packager in the North West

Applications Packager
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 Applications Packager in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Packager in the North West

Applications Packager
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 Applications Packager within the North West 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
Manchester +24 5 £325 +8.33%
Merseyside +3 2 - -
Applications Packager
England

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region featuring Applications Packager in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 1 (12.50%) ThinApp
7 1 (12.50%) Life Science

Applications Packager Skill Set
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:

General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Application Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft