The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 577 590 561
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -29
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 51 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.047% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 14
Median daily rate £455 £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £168 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £310 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £263 £316
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -16.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.57 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +137.15%
Software Packaging
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14733 14472 13563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.54% 28.05% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10394 9928 8897
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 209 194
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Software Packaging Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software Packaging
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 48 £463 +68.18% 4
North East -38 2 £330 +24.64%
East of England +17 1 £425 +152.55% 1
Software Packaging
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Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 England region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 58 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (72.37%) Linux
3 54 (71.05%) Oracle
4 52 (68.42%) Puppet
5 51 (67.11%) DevOps
6 48 (63.16%) Configuration Management
7 43 (56.58%) VMware
8 42 (55.26%) JIRA
8 42 (55.26%) Git (software)
9 40 (52.63%) Confluence
9 40 (52.63%) Docker
10 39 (51.32%) Security Cleared
11 38 (50.00%) SC Cleared
11 38 (50.00%) Jenkins
11 38 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 37 (48.68%) Workflow
13 36 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
13 36 (47.37%) Shell Script
13 36 (47.37%) Identity Management
13 36 (47.37%) SSH
13 36 (47.37%) DNS
13 36 (47.37%) logstash
13 36 (47.37%) OpenVPN
13 36 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (47.37%) ZABBIX
13 36 (47.37%) OpenLDAP
13 36 (47.37%) Hadoop
13 36 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (47.37%) ELK Stack
13 36 (47.37%) Terraform

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 40 (52.63%) Confluence
2 34 (44.74%) Apache
2 34 (44.74%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (19.74%) JBoss
3 15 (19.74%) WebLogic
3 15 (19.74%) WebSphere
4 14 (18.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (5.26%) FileNet
7 3 (3.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (44.74%) HipChat
2 9 (11.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 36 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.21%) Google Apps
2 7 (9.21%) Trello
3 4 (5.26%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (47.37%) DNS
1 36 (47.37%) OpenLDAP
1 36 (47.37%) OpenVPN
1 36 (47.37%) SSH
2 9 (11.84%) SSL
3 8 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.53%) LDAP
3 8 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) FTP
5 1 (1.32%) HTTP
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) Intranet
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (47.37%) Hadoop
1 36 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.32%) IDOL
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (55.26%) Git (software)
1 42 (55.26%) JIRA
2 38 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 38 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 34 (44.74%) Ant
3 34 (44.74%) JIRA Agile
3 34 (44.74%) JUnit
3 34 (44.74%) Maven
3 34 (44.74%) SonarQube
4 32 (42.11%) Liquibase
5 30 (39.47%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.32%) AdminStudio
7 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.63%) Law
1 2 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Games
2 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Lead DevOps
2 12 (15.79%) Senior DevOps
2 12 (15.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (3.95%) Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Business Systems Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Junior
9 2 (2.63%) Release Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (47.37%) ELK Stack
2 34 (44.74%) MCollective
3 11 (14.47%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.95%) .NET
5 1 (1.32%) SOAP
5 1 (1.32%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) DataPower
3 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.32%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.32%) Social Media
5 1 (1.32%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 55 (72.37%) Linux
2 34 (44.74%) CentOS
3 17 (22.37%) Windows
4 15 (19.74%) AIX
4 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (19.74%) Unix
5 8 (10.53%) Android
6 7 (9.21%) Apple iOS
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Server
8 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (2.63%) Debian
11 2 (2.63%) Solaris
11 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (67.11%) DevOps
3 48 (63.16%) Configuration Management
4 37 (48.68%) Workflow
5 36 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (47.37%) Identity Management
6 35 (46.05%) Service Management
7 34 (44.74%) Continuous Delivery
7 34 (44.74%) Scrum
8 30 (39.47%) Case Management
9 29 (38.16%) Coaching
10 25 (32.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (18.42%) OO
12 13 (17.11%) Change Control
13 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
14 5 (6.58%) Migration
15 4 (5.26%) Application Packaging
15 4 (5.26%) Prototyping
16 3 (3.95%) ITIL
16 3 (3.95%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (47.37%) Shell Script
2 34 (44.74%) Ruby
3 12 (15.79%) SQL
4 11 (14.47%) Java
5 10 (13.16%) Perl
6 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.95%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) Korn
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (51.32%) Security Cleared
2 38 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.63%) MCP
5 2 (2.63%) MCSA
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (52.63%) Docker
2 34 (44.74%) Postfix
2 34 (44.74%) Squid
2 34 (44.74%) vCloud
3 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.63%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.32%) XenApp
7 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (68.42%) Puppet
2 36 (47.37%) Ansible
2 36 (47.37%) Kubernetes
2 36 (47.37%) logstash
2 36 (47.37%) Rancher
2 36 (47.37%) Terraform
2 36 (47.37%) ZABBIX
3 34 (44.74%) Kibana
4 14 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (11.84%) SCCM
6 4 (5.26%) Casper Suite
7 3 (3.95%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.63%) OpenNMS
8 2 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (71.05%) Oracle
2 43 (56.58%) VMware
3 34 (44.74%) Sonatype
4 32 (42.11%) Atlassian
5 18 (23.68%) HP
6 16 (21.05%) IBM
7 15 (19.74%) Red Hat
8 14 (18.42%) Axway
8 14 (18.42%) Informatica
8 14 (18.42%) Siebel
9 9 (11.84%) Sun
10 7 (9.21%) Apple
10 7 (9.21%) Google
11 3 (3.95%) Adobe
11 3 (3.95%) MobileIron
12 2 (2.63%) AppSense
12 2 (2.63%) Citrix
12 2 (2.63%) iManage
12 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.63%) Recommind
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