Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 185 201
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 +22
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 42 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 3
South West median daily rate £325 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +9.38% +17.43%
10th Percentile £196 £253 £310
90th Percentile £438 £395 £336
England median daily rate £375 £388 £325
% change year-on-year -3.23% +19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £22.00 - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 - £28.00

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 5,398 4,669 4,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.91% 83.51% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,398 2,945 3,150
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £253 £237
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 197 271
South West median hourly rate £41.68 £35.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.08% +18.24% -22.11%
10th Percentile £14.33 £12.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.10 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -5 16 £425 +30.77% 2
Cornwall - 8 £215 -
Gloucestershire -9 5 £425 +6.25%
Dorset - 4 £165 - 1
Devon +3 3 £269 +19.44%
Bristol -8 3 £400 +6.67% 2
Application Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) SCCM
3 26 (61.90%) Windows 7
4 24 (57.14%) ITIL
5 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
7 18 (42.86%) MSI
7 18 (42.86%) PowerShell
8 17 (40.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
9 16 (38.10%) Windows 10
10 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (30.95%) DV Cleared
11 13 (30.95%) Service Management
12 9 (21.43%) Software Distribution
12 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 9 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
12 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
12 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (21.43%) Compatibility Testing
13 8 (19.05%) Migration
13 8 (19.05%) Internet
14 7 (16.67%) Validation
14 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
14 7 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (16.67%) Data Validation
15 6 (14.29%) Office 365
16 5 (11.90%) SLA
16 5 (11.90%) Data Mining
16 5 (11.90%) ITSM

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 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) Skype
3 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MSI
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Military
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Applications Packager
2 13 (30.95%) Desktop Support
3 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared Application Packager
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (4.76%) Junior
6 2 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.76%) PKI
2 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Windows 7
3 16 (38.10%) Windows 10
4 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) Service Management
3 9 (21.43%) Compatibility Testing
3 9 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
3 9 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 9 (21.43%) Software Distribution
3 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Migration
5 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 7 (16.67%) Validation
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
6 5 (11.90%) ITSM
6 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
8 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) DV Cleared
3 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ECDL
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (76.19%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) AppDNA
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Symantec
3 2 (4.76%) Citrix
3 2 (4.76%) Splunk
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) SAP