The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 144 116 140
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.063% 0.21% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.69% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.05 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.37 £16.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.26% -57.20%
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England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
956 724 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.21% 30.41% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 378 467
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.26 £50.00 £45.00
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 East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Packaging across the East of England region.

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the East of England region.

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco