Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 320 323 362
Rank change year-on-year +3 +39 -50
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 66 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 22
South East median daily rate £325 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +31.15% -9.63%
10th Percentile £242 £263 £202
90th Percentile £458 £565 £421
England median daily rate £360 £365 £325
% change year-on-year -1.37% +12.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% -14.29% +12.00%

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 14,298 13,420 15,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.61% 84.13% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,524 7,802 9,402
South East median daily rate £430 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +4.00% +6.31%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 485 557
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.66 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.16% -12.62% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.92
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.50 £49.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.51% - +8.60%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -6 35 £325 -18.75% 6
Oxfordshire +18 26 £325 -18.75% 1
Hampshire -11 20 £375 -23.08% 1
Surrey -19 9 £290 +5.45%
Berkshire -16 8 £335 +1.52% 4
Kent - 2 £269 -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - - 1
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 59 (89.39%) Windows
2 48 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 47 (71.21%) Windows Server
4 43 (65.15%) Active Directory
5 41 (62.12%) SCCM
6 36 (54.55%) PowerShell
7 35 (53.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 31 (46.97%) Microsoft Azure
9 29 (43.94%) Windows 10
10 28 (42.42%) Office 365
10 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (40.91%) VMware
12 26 (39.39%) DHCP
12 26 (39.39%) DNS
12 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (39.39%) Microsoft Intune
13 24 (36.36%) Migration
14 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (33.33%) ITIL
15 22 (33.33%) Citrix
16 19 (28.79%) XenDesktop
17 18 (27.27%) SAN
18 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
18 17 (25.76%) Hyper-V
18 17 (25.76%) Data Protection
19 16 (24.24%) XenApp
19 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
19 16 (24.24%) Apple iOS
19 16 (24.24%) Mobile Device Management
20 15 (22.73%) Amazon RDS

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 11 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 10 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (46.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (42.42%) Office 365
3 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (15.15%) Yammer
5 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (39.39%) DHCP
1 26 (39.39%) DNS
2 18 (27.27%) SAN
3 15 (22.73%) Remote Desktop
4 14 (21.21%) NetScaler
5 11 (16.67%) Skype
6 10 (15.15%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (15.15%) Firewall
6 10 (15.15%) iSCSI
6 10 (15.15%) VLAN
7 1 (1.52%) Junos
7 1 (1.52%) SMS
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MSI
2 5 (7.58%) Artifactory
2 5 (7.58%) Bitbucket
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.55%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.52%) RSpec
4 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Server Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Applications Packager
6 7 (10.61%) Office 365 Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) Active Directory Support
8 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Systems Support
8 5 (7.58%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Web Services
2 4 (6.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) PKI
2 10 (15.15%) Clustering
2 10 (15.15%) Fat Client
2 10 (15.15%) Thin Client
3 8 (12.12%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (89.39%) Windows
2 47 (71.21%) Windows Server
3 29 (43.94%) Windows 10
4 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (24.24%) Apple iOS
7 15 (22.73%) Mac OS
8 13 (19.70%) Windows 7
9 6 (9.09%) Linux
10 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.52%) Android
12 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Migration
2 22 (33.33%) ITIL
3 17 (25.76%) Data Protection
4 16 (24.24%) Mobile Device Management
5 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (18.18%) Storage Virtualisation
5 12 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 11 (16.67%) Runbook
7 10 (15.15%) High Availability
8 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.64%) Performance Management
9 8 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.58%) DevOps
10 5 (7.58%) TDD
11 4 (6.06%) Change Management
11 4 (6.06%) Network Design
11 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (4.55%) Patch Management
12 3 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 36 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.58%) Ruby
2 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.58%) SQL
3 4 (6.06%) VB
4 3 (4.55%) VBScript
5 1 (1.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) CCA
1 10 (15.15%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (4.55%) A+ Certification
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) GDPR
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (65.15%) Active Directory
2 35 (53.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 26 (39.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (28.79%) XenDesktop
5 17 (25.76%) Hyper-V
6 16 (24.24%) XenApp
7 14 (21.21%) XenServer
8 13 (19.70%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (15.15%) DFS Replication
10 8 (12.12%) vSphere
11 3 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
12 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (62.12%) SCCM
2 26 (39.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (15.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.58%) Terraform
4 5 (7.58%) WSUS
5 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.52%) Packer
6 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 27 (40.91%) VMware
3 22 (33.33%) Citrix
4 15 (22.73%) Apple
5 10 (15.15%) Dell
6 9 (13.64%) Ivanti
7 8 (12.12%) HP
7 8 (12.12%) NetApp
8 5 (7.58%) Oracle
8 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.03%) McAfee
9 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.03%) Splunk
10 1 (1.52%) Juniper
10 1 (1.52%) Twitter