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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £282 £309 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.66% -1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.88 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -36.50%
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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
288 161 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.33% 20.13% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 91 78
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £43.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £44.70 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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