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 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank - - 66
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.40% -32.14%
Software Packaging
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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
159 281 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.11% 28.38% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 143 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +20.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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