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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank - 194 205
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.065% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £264 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.25
Software Packaging
London

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
988 1541 1717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.44% 30.35% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1248 1267
Average daily rate £456 £425 £442
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.29% -3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -33.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 14 February 2016, 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%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) InstallShield
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) InstallShield
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
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%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Intune
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) iManage
2 1 (33.33%) Recommind
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware