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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 158 201 207
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.018% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.088% 0.060% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £325 £288 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -36.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £282 £310
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.44
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
1142 1656 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.06% 29.39% 29.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1336 1389
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Software Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM