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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 597 599 557
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -42
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 14 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.045% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 16
Median daily rate £340 £275 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £173 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £320 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £274 £310
% change year-on-year
+20.65% -11.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £21.15 £15.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.15 £15.44
% change year-on-year
- +36.97%
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
14293 14210 13680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.06% 27.90% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10193 9693 9057
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 204 197
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
North East -54 8 £328 +19.74%
London +14 4 £419 +52.27% 5
East of England +19 1 £425 +50.44% 1
Yorkshire +7 1 £555 +217.14%
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
3 17 (50.00%) HP
3 17 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (47.06%) IBM
4 16 (47.06%) Unix
5 15 (44.12%) WebLogic
5 15 (44.12%) AIX
5 15 (44.12%) JBoss
5 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
5 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (44.12%) WebSphere
5 15 (44.12%) Puppet
6 14 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (41.18%) DevOps
6 14 (41.18%) Axway
6 14 (41.18%) Informatica
6 14 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (41.18%) OO
6 14 (41.18%) Siebel
6 14 (41.18%) SQL
7 13 (38.24%) Windows
7 13 (38.24%) Change Control
8 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
9 11 (32.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (32.35%) Perl
9 11 (32.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 10 (29.41%) Java

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 15 (44.12%) JBoss
1 15 (44.12%) WebLogic
1 15 (44.12%) WebSphere
2 14 (41.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (17.65%) Confluence
5 4 (11.76%) FileNet
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) SSL
2 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (23.53%) LDAP
2 8 (23.53%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) DHCP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (2.94%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) Intranet
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.94%) IDOL
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) MSI
3 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Law
1 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Packager
7 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Product Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Unix Support
8 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) DataPower
3 4 (11.76%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.94%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
5 1 (2.94%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Unix
3 15 (44.12%) AIX
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
6 3 (8.82%) Solaris
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Debian
8 1 (2.94%) SUSE
8 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) DevOps
2 14 (41.18%) OO
3 13 (38.24%) Change Control
4 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 10 (29.41%) Workflow
6 4 (11.76%) Application Packaging
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.82%) ERP
8 2 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.88%) Time Management
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.94%) Open Source
9 1 (2.94%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) Perl
3 10 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) Korn
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) MCP
2 2 (5.88%) MCSA
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Docker
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (44.12%) Puppet
2 14 (41.18%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.71%) SCCM
4 2 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) OpenNMS
5 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 17 (50.00%) HP
3 16 (47.06%) IBM
4 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
5 14 (41.18%) Axway
5 14 (41.18%) Informatica
5 14 (41.18%) Siebel
6 9 (26.47%) Sun
7 3 (8.82%) Citrix
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) Adobe
8 2 (5.88%) Altiris
8 2 (5.88%) AppSense
8 2 (5.88%) iManage
8 2 (5.88%) Recommind
8 2 (5.88%) VMware
9 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.94%) BEA
9 1 (2.94%) Opsware
9 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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