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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 200 190 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.069% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £311 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.31% -16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £15.44 £12.60
% change year-on-year
+223.88% +22.51%
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
1718 1714 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 29.78% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1303 1592
Average daily rate £440 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SAP