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 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 131 142 118
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.065% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.22% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £238
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 - £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £349 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.14% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £15.37 £16.05
% change year-on-year
+241.68% -4.26%
Software Packaging
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
849 930 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.06% 30.39% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 578 362
Average daily rate £365 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 35
Average hourly rate £36.67 £28.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £14.75 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.95 £50.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 4 £280 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £167 - 1
Essex - 1 £400 -
Software Packaging
England

Software Packaging
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (50.00%) VBScript
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
4 3 (37.50%) Avaya
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (12.50%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Kerberos
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Applications Support
2 4 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix