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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Packaging
UK / England
Rank 504 567 562
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 63 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.080% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.27% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 24 11
Median daily rate £340 £388 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +46.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £400 £263
% change year-on-year
-19.37% +52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
12682 13587 12744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 29.22% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8765 9475 8722
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 244 169
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.70 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +30 29 £450 +28.57% 3
North East - 22 £325 - 2
East Midlands -7 4 £151 -65.60%
North West +21 2 - -
South East +12 2 £300 +9.48%
South West - 2 £325 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 123 (72.35%) DevOps
2 121 (71.18%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (70.59%) Puppet
4 116 (68.24%) Linux
4 116 (68.24%) Configuration Management
5 103 (60.59%) Git (software)
6 102 (60.00%) Oracle
7 101 (59.41%) JIRA
8 99 (58.24%) Security Cleared
9 97 (57.06%) Service Management
10 96 (56.47%) Sonatype Nexus
11 95 (55.88%) Confluence
12 92 (54.12%) VMware
13 91 (53.53%) Jenkins
14 90 (52.94%) Scrum
15 88 (51.76%) Docker
16 87 (51.18%) Amazon AWS
17 86 (50.59%) Continuous Integration
18 85 (50.00%) Ansible
19 84 (49.41%) ZABBIX
20 83 (48.82%) vCloud
20 83 (48.82%) Continuous Delivery
20 83 (48.82%) Terraform
21 82 (48.24%) Rancher
21 82 (48.24%) Kubernetes
21 82 (48.24%) SC Cleared
21 82 (48.24%) DNS
22 81 (47.65%) PostgreSQL
23 80 (47.06%) Identity Management
23 80 (47.06%) Shell Script

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 95 (55.88%) Confluence
2 78 (45.88%) Apache
2 78 (45.88%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (10.59%) WebLogic
4 17 (10.00%) JBoss
4 17 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 17 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (7.65%) nginx
6 12 (7.06%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (4.71%) FileNet
8 3 (1.76%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.59%) IIS
10 1 (0.59%) SAS
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 79 (46.47%) HipChat
2 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.94%) MS Office
3 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.18%) MS Project
5 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (10.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (1.76%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.18%) Demantra
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 87 (51.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.94%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.59%) G Suite
6 1 (0.59%) GitHub
6 1 (0.59%) Route 53
6 1 (0.59%) Trello
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (48.24%) DNS
2 80 (47.06%) OpenLDAP
2 80 (47.06%) OpenVPN
2 80 (47.06%) SSH
3 27 (15.88%) Reverse Proxy
4 25 (14.71%) VPN
5 21 (12.35%) IPsec
6 18 (10.59%) SSL
7 17 (10.00%) LDAP
8 8 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (4.12%) Network Security
10 4 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (2.35%) Firewall
11 3 (1.76%) HTTP
12 2 (1.18%) Internet
12 2 (1.18%) SAN
13 1 (0.59%) LAN
13 1 (0.59%) SMTP
13 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (47.65%) PostgreSQL
2 77 (45.29%) Hadoop
3 30 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 27 (15.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.18%) DTS
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.18%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.59%) Big Data
10 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 103 (60.59%) Git (software)
2 101 (59.41%) JIRA
3 96 (56.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 91 (53.53%) Jenkins
5 79 (46.47%) Ant
5 79 (46.47%) JIRA Agile
5 79 (46.47%) JUnit
5 79 (46.47%) Maven
5 79 (46.47%) SonarQube
6 78 (45.88%) Liquibase
7 52 (30.59%) Bitbucket
8 6 (3.53%) MSI
9 5 (2.94%) InstallShield
9 5 (2.94%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.18%) JDeveloper
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.59%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.59%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.59%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 10 (5.88%) Finance
2 4 (2.35%) Banking
2 4 (2.35%) Retail
3 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.76%) Publishing
4 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (51.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (13.53%) Senior DevOps
2 23 (13.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 16 (9.41%) Consultant
4 12 (7.06%) Lead DevOps
5 8 (4.71%) DevOps Consultant
6 7 (4.12%) Analyst
6 7 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (4.12%) Support Analyst
7 5 (2.94%) Applications Packager
7 5 (2.94%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (2.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (2.35%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (2.35%) Citrix Support
8 4 (2.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (2.35%) Middleware Engineer
8 4 (2.35%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (46.47%) MCollective
2 78 (45.88%) ELK Stack
3 17 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (4.12%) Middleware
5 5 (2.94%) XML
6 3 (1.76%) Django
6 3 (1.76%) JSON
6 3 (1.76%) REST
6 3 (1.76%) SOAP
7 2 (1.18%) .NET
7 2 (1.18%) HTML
7 2 (1.18%) Twisted
7 2 (1.18%) Web Services
8 1 (0.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.71%) DataPower
3 7 (4.12%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.53%) User Experience
5 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.59%) Clustering
6 1 (0.59%) PKI
6 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 116 (68.24%) Linux
2 68 (40.00%) CentOS
3 44 (25.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (25.88%) Windows
4 36 (21.18%) Unix
5 25 (14.71%) AIX
6 17 (10.00%) VyOS
7 13 (7.65%) RancherOS
8 8 (4.71%) Windows Server
9 7 (4.12%) Windows 10
9 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.94%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.18%) HPUX
12 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.59%) Android
13 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (72.35%) DevOps
2 121 (71.18%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (68.24%) Configuration Management
4 97 (57.06%) Service Management
5 90 (52.94%) Scrum
6 86 (50.59%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (48.82%) Continuous Delivery
8 80 (47.06%) Identity Management
9 78 (45.88%) Workflow
10 52 (30.59%) Case Management
11 51 (30.00%) Coaching
12 49 (28.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (15.29%) OO
14 24 (14.12%) Change Control
15 17 (10.00%) ITIL
16 16 (9.41%) Problem Management
17 9 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (5.29%) Root Cause Analysis
17 9 (5.29%) Software Engineering
18 7 (4.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (47.06%) Shell Script
2 54 (31.76%) Ruby
3 29 (17.06%) PowerShell
4 17 (10.00%) SQL
5 15 (8.82%) Java
6 14 (8.24%) Perl
7 3 (1.76%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.76%) Python
8 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 99 (58.24%) Security Cleared
2 82 (48.24%) SC Cleared
3 30 (17.65%) CTC Cleared
4 20 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (11.18%) DV Cleared
6 13 (7.65%) Degree
7 9 (5.29%) HNC
8 2 (1.18%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.18%) MCP
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.18%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 88 (51.76%) Docker
2 83 (48.82%) vCloud
3 78 (45.88%) Postfix
3 78 (45.88%) Squid
4 30 (17.65%) Active Directory
5 22 (12.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (7.06%) XenDesktop
7 9 (5.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (2.94%) vSphere
9 4 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (1.76%) XenApp
11 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 120 (70.59%) Puppet
2 85 (50.00%) Ansible
3 84 (49.41%) ZABBIX
4 83 (48.82%) Terraform
5 82 (48.24%) Kubernetes
5 82 (48.24%) Rancher
6 80 (47.06%) logstash
7 78 (45.88%) Kibana
8 36 (21.18%) SCCM
9 25 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
10 23 (13.53%) Consul
10 23 (13.53%) Packer
11 13 (7.65%) HAProxy
12 4 (2.35%) FortiGate
13 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
14 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
14 1 (0.59%) Dollar Universe
14 1 (0.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 1 (0.59%) SCOM
14 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 102 (60.00%) Oracle
2 92 (54.12%) VMware
3 79 (46.47%) Sonatype
4 66 (38.82%) Atlassian
5 33 (19.41%) Red Hat
6 27 (15.88%) HP
7 25 (14.71%) IBM
8 23 (13.53%) AppDynamics
9 22 (12.94%) Citrix
10 17 (10.00%) Axway
10 17 (10.00%) Informatica
10 17 (10.00%) Siebel
10 17 (10.00%) Vyatta
11 13 (7.65%) Microsoft
11 13 (7.65%) Sun
12 7 (4.12%) AppSense
12 7 (4.12%) Palo Alto
13 6 (3.53%) Cisco
14 4 (2.35%) CommVault
14 4 (2.35%) Juniper
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