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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 553 562 536
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 27 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.039% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 14
Average daily rate £400 £275 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -30.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £264 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.85% -24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £12.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.38
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
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
East Midlands - 11 £438 -
North West -16 8 £285 +8.57%
London -6 5 £490 +58.06% 4
West Midlands -14 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
Midlands - 1 £445 -
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 31 (50.82%) SQL
1 31 (50.82%) Oracle
2 27 (44.26%) VMware
3 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
4 25 (40.98%) HP
4 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
5 24 (39.34%) PowerShell
6 23 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (36.07%) SAN
8 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
8 21 (34.43%) High Availability
9 20 (32.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (32.79%) Perl
9 20 (32.79%) Solaris
9 20 (32.79%) Linux
9 20 (32.79%) Unix
10 19 (31.15%) Sun
10 19 (31.15%) Veritas
10 19 (31.15%) Red Hat
10 19 (31.15%) Shell Script
10 19 (31.15%) Korn
10 19 (31.15%) SCCM
10 19 (31.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 19 (31.15%) Veritas File System
10 19 (31.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 19 (31.15%) Bash Shell
10 19 (31.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 17 (27.87%) Windows
11 17 (27.87%) Opsware
11 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (14.75%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.07%) SAN
2 7 (11.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.92%) Kerberos
3 3 (4.92%) LAN
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.92%) WAN
4 2 (3.28%) Multicast
4 2 (3.28%) Unicast
4 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.56%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MSI
1 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.11%) InstallShield
3 6 (9.84%) WiX
4 3 (4.92%) AdminStudio
4 3 (4.92%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (13.11%) Law
2 5 (8.20%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Architect
3 12 (19.67%) Support Analyst
4 11 (18.03%) Applications Support
5 8 (13.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Development Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Development Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Linux Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Solaris Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Support Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Business Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Business Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) SOAP
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) BYOD
4 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.28%) Learning Management System
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.28%) Streaming Media
4 2 (3.28%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.28%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Linux
1 20 (32.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 20 (32.79%) Solaris
1 20 (32.79%) Unix
2 19 (31.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 17 (27.87%) Windows
4 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000
7 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.28%) Android
8 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) SUSE
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) High Availability
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Migration
3 6 (9.84%) Project Management
4 5 (8.20%) Application Packaging
5 4 (6.56%) CRM
5 4 (6.56%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.92%) ERP
7 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.28%) ITSM
7 2 (3.28%) Release Management
7 2 (3.28%) SDLC
7 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.28%) Software Delivery
8 1 (1.64%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (1.64%) Security Patching
8 1 (1.64%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) PowerShell
3 20 (32.79%) Perl
4 19 (31.15%) Bash Shell
4 19 (31.15%) Korn
4 19 (31.15%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.84%) VBA
6 5 (8.20%) VBScript
7 4 (6.56%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 15 (24.59%) Degree
3 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 23 (37.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (34.43%) Active Directory
3 19 (31.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 19 (31.15%) Veritas File System
3 19 (31.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (11.48%) XenApp
5 5 (8.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.92%) vSphere
7 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.28%) XenServer
8 1 (1.64%) Firmware
8 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (31.15%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.92%) Unicenter
3 2 (3.28%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (3.28%) HP SIM
3 2 (3.28%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.64%) SCSM
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Oracle
2 27 (44.26%) VMware
3 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
4 25 (40.98%) HP
5 19 (31.15%) Red Hat
5 19 (31.15%) Sun
5 19 (31.15%) Veritas
6 17 (27.87%) Opsware
7 8 (13.11%) iManage
8 7 (11.48%) Citrix
9 6 (9.84%) Recommind
10 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.92%) arcserve
11 3 (4.92%) Avaya
11 3 (4.92%) Brocade
11 3 (4.92%) CA
11 3 (4.92%) Lumension
12 2 (3.28%) Apple
12 2 (3.28%) BMC
12 2 (3.28%) Remedy
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