The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.37 £16.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.26% -57.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
218 241 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.23% 29.21% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 122 191
Average daily rate £340 £310 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +13.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.56 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire