The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 246 224
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22  
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 19 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.25% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 23
Median daily rate £400 £305 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.14% -9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £455 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -0.76% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +12.00%  

Application Packaging is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7312 7631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.00% 82.07% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14382 16214 15490
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 806 614
Median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £55.00 £47.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Application Packaging in the South East

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Packaging in the South East

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Packaging in the South East over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Packaging in the South East

Application Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Packaging in the South East

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Berkshire +18 4 £463 -2.63% 1
Hampshire +6 4 £363 +65.71%
Oxfordshire - 4 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £160 -
Surrey +4 2 £275 -24.13%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) SCCM
3 17 (48.57%) ITIL
4 16 (45.71%) MSI
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Vista
5 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 13 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (34.29%) Release Management
7 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
7 12 (34.29%) Finance
8 11 (31.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle
10 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle EBS
10 9 (25.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
11 8 (22.86%) Migration
11 8 (22.86%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (20.00%) ISEB
13 5 (14.29%) VMware
13 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
13 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
13 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
14 4 (11.43%) Storage Virtualisation
14 4 (11.43%) Office 365
14 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012

Application Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.86%) Skype
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) MSI
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Test Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Architect
3 4 (11.43%) E-Business Manager
3 4 (11.43%) UAT Manager
3 4 (11.43%) UAT Test Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Applications Packager
4 3 (8.57%) Server Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 12 (34.29%) Windows 10
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 13 (37.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Release Management
4 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.86%) Migration
6 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Network Design
7 4 (11.43%) Storage Virtualisation
8 3 (8.57%) Change Management
8 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
9 2 (5.71%) Service Design
9 2 (5.71%) Service Management
10 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) DNA
10 1 (2.86%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.57%) VB
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) DV Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
4 7 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.86%) CCAA
5 1 (2.86%) CCENT
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
4 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (68.57%) SCCM
2 11 (31.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.71%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) AppSense
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix
3 4 (11.43%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec
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