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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 551 521 529
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 32 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.074% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £384 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.05 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -57.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.54% -57.20%
Software Packaging
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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
14233 14232 14533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.93% 29.24% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9178 9341 9068
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 246 342
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £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 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
London +17 11 £450 +38.46% 4
South East +7 10 - - 3
South West - 6 £163 -
Yorkshire - 1 £163 -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Software Packaging
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Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 41 (56.16%) Microsoft
3 31 (42.47%) SCCM
3 31 (42.47%) Windows 7
4 26 (35.62%) ITIL
5 24 (32.88%) Linux
6 22 (30.14%) Active Directory
6 22 (30.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
8 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
9 17 (23.29%) Windows XP
10 16 (21.92%) Citrix
10 16 (21.92%) PowerShell
11 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
12 13 (17.81%) MSI
12 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
12 13 (17.81%) Project Management
13 12 (16.44%) VBScript
13 12 (16.44%) Application Packaging
13 12 (16.44%) Software Distribution
14 11 (15.07%) VB
14 11 (15.07%) C
14 11 (15.07%) HP
14 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
14 11 (15.07%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (13.70%) Finance
15 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (13.70%) MCSE
16 9 (12.33%) UNIX
16 9 (12.33%) Shell Script

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) Lync
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) Site Server
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
3 5 (6.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) DHCP
2 5 (6.85%) DNS
3 3 (4.11%) SAN
4 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.74%) Network Security
4 2 (2.74%) NAS
4 2 (2.74%) AMQP
5 1 (1.37%) FTP
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
5 1 (1.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
1 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) IDOL
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MSI
2 6 (8.22%) AdminStudio
3 5 (6.85%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (5.48%) CruiseControl
4 4 (5.48%) Subversion
4 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.74%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.48%) International Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Local Government
6 1 (1.37%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.37%) German Language
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (15.07%) Applications Packager
2 7 (9.59%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (8.22%) Administrator
4 5 (6.85%) SCCM Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support
4 5 (6.85%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.48%) Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) Application Packaging
2 5 (6.85%) JSP
3 4 (5.48%) .NET
3 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.74%) Lucene
4 2 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 31 (42.47%) Windows 7
3 24 (32.88%) Linux
4 17 (23.29%) Windows XP
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.33%) UNIX
7 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) ITIL
2 13 (17.81%) Project Management
3 12 (16.44%) Software Distribution
4 11 (15.07%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.22%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (6.85%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (5.48%) Validation
7 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.11%) Migration
8 3 (4.11%) Service Management
8 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.74%) Scrum
9 2 (2.74%) SOA
9 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.44%) VBScript
3 11 (15.07%) VB
3 11 (15.07%) C
4 9 (12.33%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.96%) C++
5 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.96%) Perl
6 4 (5.48%) SQL
7 2 (2.74%) Java
7 2 (2.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
3 14 (19.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (13.70%) MCSE
5 7 (9.59%) Degree
6 6 (8.22%) MCITP
7 5 (6.85%) MCP
7 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.48%) LPIC
9 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.11%) HNC
10 2 (2.74%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (6.85%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Basel III
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (30.14%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (10.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.22%) XenApp
5 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (42.47%) SCCM
2 7 (9.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (8.22%) WSUS
4 5 (6.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (6.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.74%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.74%) SCOM
6 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.37%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.37%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.92%) Citrix
3 11 (15.07%) HP
4 7 (9.59%) VMware
5 6 (8.22%) Oracle
5 6 (8.22%) Lumension
6 5 (6.85%) Symantec
6 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.11%) Sybase
8 2 (2.74%) Veritas
8 2 (2.74%) Juniper
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco
9 1 (1.37%) Brocade
9 1 (1.37%) Dell
9 1 (1.37%) IBM
9 1 (1.37%) CA
9 1 (1.37%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.37%) Altiris
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