Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Packager was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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.

Application Packager
England > South West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 202 207
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.15% 0.018% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.019% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
South West median daily rate £338 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £350 £270
90th Percentile £438 £400 £335
England median daily rate £343 £364 £325
% change year-on-year -5.84% +11.92% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,192 5,235 5,632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.74% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,160 3,253 3,631
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £220 £230
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 272 332
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.87 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.23 £46.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.35%

Applications Packager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Applications Packager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Packager in the South West

Applications Packager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Packager in the South West

Applications Packager
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 Applications Packager in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Packager in the South West

Applications Packager
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 Applications Packager within the South West region over the 6 months to 15 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 - 7 £350 - 3
Applications Packager
England

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Applications Packager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Applications Packager in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 6 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) MSI
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Software Distribution
5 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) Skype
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
7 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (12.50%) Change Management

Applications Packager Skill Set
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 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Software Distribution
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec