Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 336 362
Rank change year-on-year +7 +26 -62
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 36 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 19
South East median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £210 £330 £291
90th Percentile £489 £500 £428
England median daily rate £375 £356 £340
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.78% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +23.46% +19.12% -24.44%

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 13,998 12,725 14,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.22% 81.89% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,396 7,533 8,924
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £588 £573 £538
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 516 614
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £52.68
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Hampshire +19 18 £369 +11.74% 2
Thames Valley -4 15 £370 -0.67% 1
Oxfordshire -6 7 £398 +2.58%
Berkshire -2 6 £208 -39.86% 1
Buckinghamshire -27 2 £275 -
West Sussex - 2 £473 -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 24 (66.67%) Windows
1 24 (66.67%) SCCM
2 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.78%) Migration
6 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) Compatibility Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Ivanti
8 7 (19.44%) Office 365
9 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (16.67%) SCOM
9 6 (16.67%) Change Management
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) LDAP
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
9 6 (16.67%) DHCP
9 6 (16.67%) Kerberos
9 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 6 (16.67%) Service Design
9 6 (16.67%) Task Automation
10 5 (13.89%) MSI
10 5 (13.89%) AdminStudio
10 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
10 5 (13.89%) Shell Script

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 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) DHCP
1 6 (16.67%) DNS
1 6 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) AdminStudio
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.89%) MSI
2 4 (11.11%) Artifactory
2 4 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) RSpec
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) French Language
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Applications Packager
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.78%) Life Science
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 7 (19.44%) Compatibility Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Change Management
3 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.67%) Service Design
3 6 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 4 (11.11%) Validation
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Application Discovery
7 2 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.56%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.78%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) Ruby
2 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
3 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (66.67%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) SCOM
3 5 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Ivanti
3 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle