The median contractor rate for a Applications Packager was £308 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packager
England / South East
Rank 232 257 200
Rank change year-on-year +25 -57  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 8 8 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.087% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.091% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 34
Median daily rate £308 £280 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.82% -27.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £253 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £340 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £339 £350
% change year-on-year -4.79% -3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.55 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7272 8761 9239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4116 5354 4947
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 446
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Applications Packager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Applications Packager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Packager in the South East

Applications Packager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Packager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Packager in the South East

Applications Packager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Packager in the South East

Applications Packager
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 Applications Packager within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 4 £363 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £295 -
Applications Packager
England

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Applications Packager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Applications Packager in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 9 (69.23%) SCCM
3 9 (69.23%) Migration
4 8 (61.54%) MSI
4 8 (61.54%) Citrix
5 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
7 4 (30.77%) XenApp
7 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
7 4 (30.77%) Validation
7 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
7 4 (30.77%) Skype
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
7 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
7 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
7 4 (30.77%) AdminStudio
7 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 2 (15.38%) Time Management
9 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
9 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
9 1 (7.69%) Change Management
9 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 1 (7.69%) Retail

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (30.77%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Skype
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MSI
2 4 (30.77%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
1 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 8
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) XenApp
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft