Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 326 343
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +14
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 67 53 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 28
South East median daily rate £373 £393 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.10% +7.17% +10.57%
10th Percentile £248 £241 £309
90th Percentile £489 £525 £491
England median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.00 - £27.00

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 14,765 14,140 13,661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.78% 84.36% 84.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,860 8,476 8,199
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 462 580
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.75 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -6.09% -3.10%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +21 30 £388 +4.03% 2
Hampshire -9 29 £380 -20.00% 3
Oxfordshire +10 11 £429 +7.19%
Berkshire -8 11 £225 -13.46% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 8 £356 +9.46%
Surrey -14 4 £300 +9.09%
West Sussex -10 2 £356 -24.60% 2
East Sussex - 2 £285 -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 62 (92.54%) Windows
2 48 (71.64%) SCCM
3 35 (52.24%) Active Directory
4 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
5 31 (46.27%) VMware
6 30 (44.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (41.79%) Windows Server
8 25 (37.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 24 (35.82%) ITIL
9 24 (35.82%) Windows 10
10 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 22 (32.84%) Migration
12 21 (31.34%) PowerShell
12 21 (31.34%) Citrix
13 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (29.85%) Windows 7
14 18 (26.87%) Hyper-V
14 18 (26.87%) XenApp
15 17 (25.37%) XenDesktop
16 15 (22.39%) Patch Management
17 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Intune
17 14 (20.90%) NetScaler
17 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
17 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
18 13 (19.40%) SAN
18 13 (19.40%) Office 365
18 13 (19.40%) Storage Virtualisation
19 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (17.91%) HP
20 11 (16.42%) Middleware

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 (16.42%) Skype for Business
2 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (19.40%) Office 365
3 8 (11.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (11.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.90%) NetScaler
2 13 (19.40%) SAN
3 11 (16.42%) Skype
4 8 (11.94%) DHCP
4 8 (11.94%) DNS
5 7 (10.45%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (10.45%) Firewall
5 7 (10.45%) iSCSI
5 7 (10.45%) VLAN
6 1 (1.49%) Junos
6 1 (1.49%) SMS
6 1 (1.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MSI
2 1 (1.49%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.49%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Applications Packager
2 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (8.96%) Architect
4 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (7.46%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Consultant
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.99%) Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.93%) PKI
3 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (11.94%) Fat Client
4 8 (11.94%) Thin Client
5 7 (10.45%) Clustering
6 6 (8.96%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
7 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (92.54%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Windows Server
3 24 (35.82%) Windows 10
4 20 (29.85%) Windows 7
4 20 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.45%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.96%) Linux
8 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.49%) Android
10 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) ITIL
2 22 (32.84%) Migration
3 15 (22.39%) Patch Management
4 13 (19.40%) Storage Virtualisation
5 11 (16.42%) Application Discovery
5 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (16.42%) Network Design
6 9 (13.43%) Software Delivery
7 7 (10.45%) High Availability
7 7 (10.45%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.96%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.96%) Service Management
9 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (7.46%) ITSM
9 5 (7.46%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.97%) Analytics
10 4 (5.97%) Security Patching
11 3 (4.48%) Critical Thinking
11 3 (4.48%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) PowerShell
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) VBScript
4 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) CCA
2 8 (11.94%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.46%) MCSE
5 4 (5.97%) MCSA
6 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.48%) MCP
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.49%) PMP
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.49%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (52.24%) Active Directory
2 30 (44.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (37.31%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (26.87%) Hyper-V
4 18 (26.87%) XenApp
5 17 (25.37%) XenDesktop
6 7 (10.45%) DFS Replication
6 7 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (10.45%) XenServer
7 6 (8.96%) vSphere
8 5 (7.46%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 48 (71.64%) SCCM
2 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (10.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 6 (8.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (7.46%) OVSD
5 5 (7.46%) SCOM
6 3 (4.48%) AirWatch
6 3 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (4.48%) WSUS
7 1 (1.49%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.49%) BMC Marimba
7 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.49%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 33 (49.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.27%) VMware
3 21 (31.34%) Citrix
4 12 (17.91%) HP
5 10 (14.93%) Dell
5 10 (14.93%) Oracle
6 6 (8.96%) McAfee
6 6 (8.96%) NetApp
7 4 (5.97%) Intel
7 4 (5.97%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.99%) Apple
9 1 (1.49%) BMC
9 1 (1.49%) Juniper
9 1 (1.49%) Symantec