Period
to 20 May 2018

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 20 May 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 > South East
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 327 358
Rank change year-on-year +7 +31 -85
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 54 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.23% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 17
South East median daily rate £325 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £235 £210 £200
90th Percentile £488 £568 £430
England median daily rate £325 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -10.96% +7.35% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.63 £22.25
% change year-on-year +27.36% -11.78% +0.41%

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 14,119 12,796 14,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.54% 83.12% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,320 7,405 9,188
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £545
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 507 560
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -11.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £10.62 £11.25 £11.59
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £52.53
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +9.52%

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 20 May 2018.

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 6 months to 20 May 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
Thames Valley -20 26 £305 -35.79%
Hampshire +15 20 £379 +37.82% 1
Oxfordshire +6 17 £325 -18.75%
Berkshire -6 8 £300 -36.84%
Surrey - 7 £290 -
Buckinghamshire -20 1 - -
Kent - 1 £250 -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 38 (70.37%) SCCM
3 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 33 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 33 (61.11%) Windows Server
5 32 (59.26%) PowerShell
6 27 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (46.30%) Windows 10
8 22 (40.74%) Office 365
9 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (38.89%) DHCP
9 21 (38.89%) DNS
9 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Intune
9 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (31.48%) Migration
12 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (27.78%) Web Services
13 15 (27.78%) Apple
13 15 (27.78%) Mac OS
13 15 (27.78%) Apple iOS
13 15 (27.78%) Data Protection
13 15 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (27.78%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (27.78%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (27.78%) GDPR
14 14 (25.93%) ITIL
15 13 (24.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (22.22%) VMware

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 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 6 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (40.74%) Office 365
2 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (11.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) DHCP
1 21 (38.89%) DNS
2 15 (27.78%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (14.81%) SAN
4 6 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (11.11%) Firewall
4 6 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 6 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 6 (11.11%) Skype
4 6 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (1.85%) Junos
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Artifactory
2 8 (14.81%) Bitbucket
2 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) AdminStudio
3 4 (7.41%) MSI
4 1 (1.85%) RSpec
4 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) SCCM Engineer
1 12 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Applications Packager
5 7 (12.96%) Office 365 Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Active Directory Support
7 5 (9.26%) Systems Support
7 5 (9.26%) Systems Support Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Applications Support
8 4 (7.41%) Desktop Support
8 4 (7.41%) Server Support
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Clustering
1 6 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 6 (11.11%) PKI
1 6 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 25 (46.30%) Windows 10
4 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (27.78%) Apple iOS
5 15 (27.78%) Mac OS
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (18.52%) Linux
7 10 (18.52%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Migration
2 15 (27.78%) Data Protection
2 15 (27.78%) Mobile Device Management
3 14 (25.93%) ITIL
4 13 (24.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (20.37%) Problem Management
5 11 (20.37%) Runbook
6 9 (16.67%) DevOps
6 9 (16.67%) TDD
7 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.11%) High Availability
8 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.56%) Change Management
9 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
10 2 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (3.70%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) PowerShell
2 9 (16.67%) Ruby
2 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (9.26%) VBScript
4 2 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) CCA
1 6 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (5.56%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 27 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (18.52%) XenDesktop
4 10 (18.52%) XenServer
5 9 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 9 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (12.96%) XenApp
7 6 (11.11%) DFS Replication
8 3 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (70.37%) SCCM
2 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.67%) Terraform
4 6 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (7.41%) WSUS
6 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) Apple
3 12 (22.22%) VMware
4 11 (20.37%) Citrix
4 11 (20.37%) Ivanti
5 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 6 (11.11%) Dell
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) McAfee
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle
8 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.85%) Splunk
8 1 (1.85%) Twitter