Period
to 23 March 2019

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 6 months to 23 March 2019 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
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 304 349 342
Rank change year-on-year +45 -7 +32
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 71 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 11
South East median daily rate £363 £381 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% -19.74% +31.03%
10th Percentile £257 £212 £369
90th Percentile £451 £495 £575
England median daily rate £353 £373 £359
% change year-on-year -5.17% +3.83% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South East median hourly rate £45.64 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.54% - -
England median hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +31.00% +28.21% +2.63%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,746 14,245 12,830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.12% 84.77% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,317 8,381 7,417
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £255
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 449 538
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.79% +6.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.26 £50.76 £50.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% - +8.70%

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 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Packaging in the South East over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 March 2019. 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
Hampshire -7 36 £378 -3.21%
Thames Valley +36 18 £325 +8.33% 3
Berkshire +7 9 £225 -25.00% 1
Kent - 7 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +40 6 £356 +29.36% 2
Surrey -3 4 £300 -
West Sussex -4 4 £434 -8.20%
Oxfordshire +29 3 £300 -22.58%
East Sussex - 2 £285 -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 55 (77.46%) SCCM
2 53 (74.65%) Windows
3 41 (57.75%) Microsoft
4 37 (52.11%) Active Directory
5 36 (50.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 34 (47.89%) PowerShell
6 34 (47.89%) Windows 10
7 29 (40.85%) ITIL
8 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (35.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (35.21%) VMware
10 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (33.80%) Office 365
10 24 (33.80%) Microsoft Intune
11 23 (32.39%) Citrix
12 22 (30.99%) XenDesktop
12 22 (30.99%) Azure Active Directory
13 21 (29.58%) XenApp
14 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
15 19 (26.76%) SharePoint
16 18 (25.35%) Thin Client
16 18 (25.35%) XenServer
16 18 (25.35%) Fat Client
17 17 (23.94%) VLAN
17 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
17 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
17 17 (23.94%) DHCP
17 17 (23.94%) Dell
17 17 (23.94%) DNS
17 17 (23.94%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 19 (26.76%) SharePoint
2 17 (23.94%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (33.80%) Office 365
3 22 (30.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (11.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) DHCP
1 17 (23.94%) DNS
1 17 (23.94%) NetScaler
1 17 (23.94%) VLAN
2 15 (21.13%) SAN
3 14 (19.72%) Fibre Channel
3 14 (19.72%) iSCSI
3 14 (19.72%) Skype
4 10 (14.08%) Firewall
5 5 (7.04%) Internet
6 3 (4.23%) LAN
6 3 (4.23%) WAN
7 2 (2.82%) FTP
8 1 (1.41%) Junos
8 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MSI
2 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.41%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
1 4 (5.63%) Local Government
2 2 (2.82%) Legal
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Applications Packager
1 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.04%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Office 365 Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Architect
7 3 (4.23%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Antivirus Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) IT Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Server Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Fat Client
1 18 (25.35%) Thin Client
2 15 (21.13%) Clustering
2 15 (21.13%) PKI
3 14 (19.72%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (74.65%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Windows 10
3 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (28.17%) Windows Server
5 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.45%) Linux
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) ITIL
2 17 (23.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (21.13%) High Availability
4 12 (16.90%) Application Discovery
5 10 (14.08%) Migration
6 9 (12.68%) Software Delivery
7 6 (8.45%) ITIL V3
7 6 (8.45%) Patch Management
8 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.04%) ITSM
8 5 (7.04%) Process Improvement
8 5 (7.04%) Service Management
9 3 (4.23%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (4.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
10 2 (2.82%) Acceptance Criteria
10 2 (2.82%) Application Virtualisation
10 2 (2.82%) Customer-Centricity
10 2 (2.82%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.89%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.45%) SQL
3 4 (5.63%) VBScript
4 3 (4.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) CCA
3 10 (14.08%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.23%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (2.82%) MCSA
5 2 (2.82%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) CCNA
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCP
6 1 (1.41%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (52.11%) Active Directory
2 36 (50.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (35.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (30.99%) XenDesktop
5 21 (29.58%) XenApp
6 18 (25.35%) XenServer
7 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
7 17 (23.94%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (8.45%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.41%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (77.46%) SCCM
2 24 (33.80%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (23.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (8.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (7.04%) OVSD
5 5 (7.04%) SCOM
6 3 (4.23%) WSUS
7 2 (2.82%) AppDNA
8 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.41%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.41%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (1.41%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 41 (57.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.21%) VMware
3 23 (32.39%) Citrix
4 17 (23.94%) Dell
5 15 (21.13%) McAfee
6 7 (9.86%) HP
7 6 (8.45%) Oracle
8 5 (7.04%) Proofpoint
8 5 (7.04%) Zscaler
9 4 (5.63%) Ivanti
10 3 (4.23%) SAP
11 2 (2.82%) Apple
12 1 (1.41%) BMC
12 1 (1.41%) Intel
12 1 (1.41%) Juniper
12 1 (1.41%) NetApp
12 1 (1.41%) Symantec