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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 193 221 224
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.014% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.046% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £238 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.05% -47.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.37 £16.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.26% -57.20%
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
1732 2194 2215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.81% 29.79% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1666 1724
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) CruiseControl
3 4 (44.44%) LPIC
3 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) International Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) C
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Lync
6 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) CruiseControl
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) International Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Environment Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) BPR
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) LPIC
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) HNC
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco