Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 346 361
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15 -45
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 52 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 26
South East median daily rate £398 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.57% +3.70% -17.68%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £260
90th Percentile £525 £488 £425
England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +24.44% -18.18%

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 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +19 29 £381 -1.61%
Hampshire +27 18 £475 +43.94%
Oxfordshire +16 14 £400 +2.56%
Berkshire +3 13 £288 -19.58%
West Sussex -9 2 £473 +45.38%
Surrey -21 2 £275 -31.25%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £325 -
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 31 (59.62%) SCCM
3 27 (51.92%) Windows 10
4 21 (40.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 18 (34.62%) PowerShell
7 15 (28.85%) Migration
8 12 (23.08%) DNS
8 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 12 (23.08%) Office 365
9 11 (21.15%) SCOM
9 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (21.15%) DHCP
9 11 (21.15%) Kerberos
9 11 (21.15%) LDAP
10 10 (19.23%) Finance
10 10 (19.23%) Service Design
10 10 (19.23%) Task Automation
11 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 7 (13.46%) VMware
12 7 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (13.46%) MSI
12 7 (13.46%) Linux
12 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
12 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
13 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (11.54%) Docker
13 6 (11.54%) DevOps
13 6 (11.54%) Packer

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 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) DNS
2 11 (21.15%) DHCP
2 11 (21.15%) Kerberos
2 11 (21.15%) LDAP
3 3 (5.77%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
1 7 (13.46%) MSI
2 5 (9.62%) Artifactory
2 5 (9.62%) Bitbucket
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.69%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Publishing
3 2 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) SCCM Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
3 5 (9.62%) IT Manager
3 5 (9.62%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Applications Packager
5 3 (5.77%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) PowerShell Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Desktop Specialist
6 2 (3.85%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.92%) CMDB
1 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
1 1 (1.92%) EMC VNX
1 1 (1.92%) Life Science
1 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) Windows 10
3 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 7 (13.46%) Linux
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.85%) Unix
9 1 (1.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Migration
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Service Design
3 10 (19.23%) Task Automation
4 7 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.54%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (11.54%) DevOps
6 4 (7.69%) Change Management
6 4 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (7.69%) TDD
6 4 (7.69%) Validation
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.77%) Network Design
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.77%) Storage Virtualisation
8 2 (3.85%) Application Discovery
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.62%) Ruby
2 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.85%) Perl
3 2 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) MCSE
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (40.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 20 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) Docker
4 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 3 (5.77%) XenApp
5 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (59.62%) SCCM
2 11 (21.15%) SCOM
3 6 (11.54%) Packer
4 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.62%) Terraform
5 1 (1.92%) Ansible
5 1 (1.92%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.92%) Puppet
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.92%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) AppSense
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) NetApp
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix
6 2 (3.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) Splunk