Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 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 West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 192 199
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 22 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.26% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 7
South West median daily rate £325 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £269 £285
90th Percentile £438 £379 £338
England median daily rate £363 £373 £325
% change year-on-year -2.68% +14.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +14.58% -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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,676 4,540 4,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.80% 83.36% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,906 2,880 3,157
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £560
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 188 267
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £39.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +5.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £12.09 £12.79 £12.90
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Application Packaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Application Packaging in the South West

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Application Packaging in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Packaging in the South West

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Application Packaging in the South West over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Application Packaging in the South West

Application Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Packaging in the South West

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Wiltshire - 10 £325 - 3
Cornwall - 6 £250 - 1
Devon +9 3 £269 +19.44%
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) SCCM
3 15 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) ITIL
6 9 (40.91%) Windows 10
7 8 (36.36%) Service Management
8 7 (31.82%) MSI
8 7 (31.82%) Software Deployment
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (27.27%) QA
9 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
9 6 (27.27%) Office 365
9 6 (27.27%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) Symantec
9 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (27.27%) Skype
10 5 (22.73%) Data Mining
10 5 (22.73%) SLA
10 5 (22.73%) Validation
10 5 (22.73%) Migration
10 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
10 5 (22.73%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
10 5 (22.73%) Data Validation
11 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared

Application Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
1 6 (27.27%) Skype
2 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Desktop Support
2 8 (36.36%) Applications Packager
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) SCCM Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared Application Packager
5 3 (13.64%) MSI Packager
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Junior
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 9 (40.91%) Windows 10
4 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) Software Deployment
4 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Data Validation
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 5 (22.73%) Validation
6 4 (18.18%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (18.18%) Software Distribution
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Break/Fix
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Network Management
7 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.55%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) VMware