The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 183 198 188
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.018% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.059% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£306 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £369 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.42% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
- -41.10%
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1526 1685 1593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.86% 29.59% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1223 1231 1279
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the City of London region.

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Packaging
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix