The first table below looks at the demand for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 1.00% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £312 £319
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.55% 19.40% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 10
Average daily rate £325 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £408 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £75.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Software Packaging
Scotland

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Packaging across the Aberdeen region.

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Software Packaging
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Packaging.

1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CA
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MSI

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft