The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.058% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £349 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.14% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £15.37 £16.05
% change year-on-year
+241.68% -4.26%
Software Packaging
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
308 308 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.98% 26.12% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 181 86
Average daily rate £360 £390 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Software Packaging
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix