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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 193 198 225
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.10% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.35% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £525 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +121.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £349 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.14% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £15.37 £16.05
% change year-on-year
+241.68% -4.26%
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
1604 1735 2171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 29.87% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1318 1291 1627
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £58.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Software Packaging Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) WorkSite
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 1 (33.33%) WorkSite
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
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