Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Packager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 - 207
Rank change year-on-year - +207 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% - 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
South West median daily rate £325 - £290
10th Percentile £264 - £259
90th Percentile £346 - £330
England median daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -10.71% +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 - £55.55

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 4,732 5,009 5,607
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.61% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,837 3,149 3,634
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £250 £220 £238
90th Percentile £550 £538 £549
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 280 320
South West median hourly rate £28.25 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.62% +2.67% +85.78%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.00 £11.98
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.03 £49.33
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -6.25% +14.29%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Packager in the South West over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 June 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 - 4 £325 - 1
Dorset - 1 £245 - 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Applications Packager
England

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (50.00%) MSI
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Application Discovery
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Migration

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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MSI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Application Discovery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec