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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 578 537 496
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -41
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 11 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.047% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.081% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £306 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £451 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £285 £388
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -26.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £14.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.50%
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
13643 13237 12969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.05% 28.03% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9476 8669 8249
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 272 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.60 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
South East -21 4 £438 +29.62% 2
London +9 3 £450 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -15 1 £190 - 1
South West - - - - 1
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (69.23%) Windows
3 21 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
4 19 (48.72%) ITIL
5 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 14 (35.90%) Linux
7 13 (33.33%) MCSE
7 13 (33.33%) SCCM
8 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 12 (30.77%) VMware
8 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (28.21%) Citrix
9 11 (28.21%) Windows XP
9 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
10 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
11 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (23.08%) MCITP
12 8 (20.51%) HP
12 8 (20.51%) DHCP
12 8 (20.51%) DNS
13 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
13 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
13 7 (17.95%) Validation
13 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (15.38%) Telecoms

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Lync
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Site Server
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DHCP
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) CruiseControl
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) MSI
2 3 (7.69%) AdminStudio
3 2 (5.13%) InstallShield
3 2 (5.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) International Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
2 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
2 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
2 3 (7.69%) Analyst
2 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
3 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
3 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (2.56%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (5.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) DataPower
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (69.23%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (28.21%) Windows XP
6 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.69%) UNIX
8 3 (7.69%) AIX
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Validation
3 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.13%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.56%) Change Control
7 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Network Management
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) VB
3 3 (7.69%) C
3 3 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (33.33%) MCSE
3 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
5 9 (23.08%) MCITP
6 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (12.82%) MCP
7 5 (12.82%) Degree
8 4 (10.26%) LPIC
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.56%) HNC
9 1 (2.56%) MCSA
9 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (12.82%) XenApp
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) WSUS
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.13%) ARCserve
3 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.13%) Unicenter
3 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.13%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Citrix
4 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
5 8 (20.51%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) Lumension
7 3 (7.69%) Informatica
7 3 (7.69%) IBM
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle
7 3 (7.69%) Siebel
7 3 (7.69%) Axway
8 2 (5.13%) Symantec
8 2 (5.13%) CA
9 1 (2.56%) Veritas
9 1 (2.56%) Toshiba
South East England
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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