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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 488 612 594
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -18
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 130 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.048% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 11
Median daily rate £438 £341 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £259 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Median hourly rate - £15.86 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
- +249.65%
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
15257 15166 14319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.18% 28.88% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10613 10596 9505
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 261 156
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
London +111 115 £450 +9.75% 6
North East - 10 £310 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +9 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £300 -
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 121 (85.21%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (79.58%) Linux
2 113 (79.58%) Puppet
2 113 (79.58%) DevOps
3 109 (76.76%) Oracle
4 107 (75.35%) Configuration Management
5 102 (71.83%) VMware
6 99 (69.72%) JIRA
6 99 (69.72%) Service Management
6 99 (69.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 99 (69.72%) Git (software)
7 98 (69.01%) Jenkins
7 98 (69.01%) Docker
8 97 (68.31%) Terraform
9 96 (67.61%) Kubernetes
9 96 (67.61%) Rancher
9 96 (67.61%) Ansible
9 96 (67.61%) Security Cleared
9 96 (67.61%) Amazon AWS
10 95 (66.90%) Continuous Integration
11 94 (66.20%) PostgreSQL
11 94 (66.20%) Scrum
11 94 (66.20%) Identity Management
11 94 (66.20%) SSH
11 94 (66.20%) OpenVPN
11 94 (66.20%) Hadoop
11 94 (66.20%) ZABBIX
11 94 (66.20%) OpenLDAP
11 94 (66.20%) logstash
12 93 (65.49%) Confluence

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 93 (65.49%) Confluence
2 90 (63.38%) Apache
2 90 (63.38%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (9.86%) JBoss
3 14 (9.86%) WebLogic
3 14 (9.86%) WebSphere
3 14 (9.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (7.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (4.93%) FileNet
6 4 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 90 (63.38%) HipChat
2 8 (5.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 96 (67.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.63%) G Suite
2 8 (5.63%) Trello
3 2 (1.41%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (66.20%) OpenLDAP
1 94 (66.20%) OpenVPN
1 94 (66.20%) SSH
2 92 (64.79%) DNS
3 9 (6.34%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (6.34%) LDAP
3 9 (6.34%) Network Security
3 9 (6.34%) Reverse Proxy
3 9 (6.34%) SSL
4 4 (2.82%) IPsec
4 4 (2.82%) VPN
5 2 (1.41%) DHCP
5 2 (1.41%) LAN
5 2 (1.41%) WAN
6 1 (0.70%) Firewall
6 1 (0.70%) SAN
6 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (66.20%) Hadoop
1 94 (66.20%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.34%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 99 (69.72%) Git (software)
1 99 (69.72%) JIRA
1 99 (69.72%) Sonatype Nexus
2 98 (69.01%) Jenkins
3 91 (64.08%) Ant
3 91 (64.08%) JUnit
3 91 (64.08%) Maven
3 91 (64.08%) SonarQube
4 90 (63.38%) JIRA Agile
5 88 (61.97%) Liquibase
6 77 (54.23%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.70%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (62.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (21.83%) Senior DevOps
2 31 (21.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 24 (16.90%) Lead DevOps
4 13 (9.15%) Consultant
5 12 (8.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 8 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (3.52%) Architect
8 5 (3.52%) Junior
8 5 (3.52%) Junior DevOps
8 5 (3.52%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Release Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.11%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (64.79%) ELK Stack
2 91 (64.08%) MCollective
3 14 (9.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.34%) DataPower
3 8 (5.63%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 113 (79.58%) Linux
2 83 (58.45%) CentOS
3 24 (16.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (16.90%) Windows
4 15 (10.56%) Unix
5 14 (9.86%) AIX
6 8 (5.63%) Android
6 8 (5.63%) Apple iOS
6 8 (5.63%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.23%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.52%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.41%) Debian
11 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.70%) Solaris
12 1 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (85.21%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (79.58%) DevOps
3 107 (75.35%) Configuration Management
4 99 (69.72%) Service Management
5 95 (66.90%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (66.20%) Identity Management
6 94 (66.20%) Scrum
7 91 (64.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 79 (55.63%) Workflow
9 77 (54.23%) Case Management
10 71 (50.00%) Coaching
11 56 (39.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (10.56%) Software Engineering
13 14 (9.86%) OO
14 10 (7.04%) Change Control
15 9 (6.34%) ITIL
15 9 (6.34%) Problem Management
16 7 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 6 (4.23%) Root Cause Analysis
18 5 (3.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 93 (65.49%) Shell Script
2 83 (58.45%) Ruby
3 11 (7.75%) Java
4 10 (7.04%) Perl
4 10 (7.04%) SQL
5 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (0.70%) C
7 1 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 96 (67.61%) Security Cleared
2 88 (61.97%) SC Cleared
3 45 (31.69%) CTC Cleared
4 22 (15.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (6.34%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.23%) HNC
7 5 (3.52%) Degree
8 2 (1.41%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 98 (69.01%) Docker
2 91 (64.08%) vCloud
3 90 (63.38%) Postfix
3 90 (63.38%) Squid
4 17 (11.97%) Active Directory
5 10 (7.04%) Hyper-V
6 8 (5.63%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.93%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (1.41%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.41%) vSphere
9 2 (1.41%) XenApp
10 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 113 (79.58%) Puppet
2 97 (68.31%) Terraform
3 96 (67.61%) Ansible
3 96 (67.61%) Kubernetes
3 96 (67.61%) Rancher
4 94 (66.20%) logstash
4 94 (66.20%) ZABBIX
5 90 (63.38%) Kibana
6 22 (15.49%) SCCM
7 14 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (6.34%) Consul
8 9 (6.34%) Packer
9 4 (2.82%) AirWatch
9 4 (2.82%) Casper Suite
10 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (1.41%) OpenNMS
10 2 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (1.41%) WSUS
11 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 109 (76.76%) Oracle
2 102 (71.83%) VMware
3 91 (64.08%) Sonatype
4 79 (55.63%) Atlassian
5 17 (11.97%) HP
6 15 (10.56%) Red Hat
7 14 (9.86%) Axway
7 14 (9.86%) IBM
7 14 (9.86%) Informatica
7 14 (9.86%) Siebel
8 10 (7.04%) Citrix
8 10 (7.04%) Sun
9 9 (6.34%) AppDynamics
10 8 (5.63%) Apple
10 8 (5.63%) Google
11 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.82%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.11%) AppSense
13 2 (1.41%) Altiris
13 2 (1.41%) CommVault