The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 538 511 534
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +23
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 32 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.067% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 19
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 £214 £323 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.60 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -66.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -66.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13745 13229 13967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.84% 28.44% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8985 8596 8674
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 276 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Software Packaging
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +9 13 £425 +41.66% 6
South East -4 9 £243 -46.99% 3
South West -22 6 £163 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Software Packaging
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Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 57 (76.00%) Windows
2 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
3 31 (41.33%) SCCM
4 30 (40.00%) Linux
5 29 (38.67%) Windows 7
6 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 21 (28.00%) ITIL
8 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
9 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
9 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (20.00%) UNIX
10 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 15 (20.00%) MSI
10 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 13 (17.33%) Project Management
11 13 (17.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (17.33%) Windows XP
11 13 (17.33%) HP
11 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
11 13 (17.33%) Citrix
12 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (16.00%) Software Distribution
13 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
13 11 (14.67%) VBScript
13 11 (14.67%) C
13 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
14 10 (13.33%) Finance
14 10 (13.33%) VB
14 10 (13.33%) MCSE

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.00%) Lync
2 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.33%) Site Server
4 1 (1.33%) FileNet
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) MS Project
2 5 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) DHCP
2 5 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (4.00%) SAN
4 2 (2.67%) Network Security
4 2 (2.67%) NAS
4 2 (2.67%) AMQP
4 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.67%) SSL
5 1 (1.33%) LDAP
5 1 (1.33%) FTP
5 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.67%) IDOL
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MSI
2 5 (6.67%) AdminStudio
2 5 (6.67%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) CruiseControl
3 4 (5.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
3 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.33%) International Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Local Government
6 1 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Applications Packager
2 6 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (8.00%) Administrator
3 5 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 5 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) Build Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.00%) Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Analyst
5 3 (4.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (2.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (2.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) Application Packaging
2 5 (6.67%) JSP
3 4 (5.33%) .NET
3 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.67%) Lucene
5 2 (2.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.67%) Clustering
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (76.00%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Linux
3 29 (38.67%) Windows 7
4 15 (20.00%) UNIX
5 13 (17.33%) Windows XP
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.67%) AIX
9 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Project Management
3 12 (16.00%) Software Distribution
4 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 5 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.33%) Validation
7 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.00%) Migration
8 3 (4.00%) Service Management
8 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.00%) DevOps
8 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.67%) C
2 11 (14.67%) VBScript
3 10 (13.33%) VB
4 9 (12.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (12.00%) Perl
5 8 (10.67%) C++
5 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.67%) SQL
7 3 (4.00%) Java
8 2 (2.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
3 18 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (13.33%) MCSE
5 8 (10.67%) Degree
6 5 (6.67%) MCITP
7 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.33%) LPIC
8 3 (4.00%) HNC
8 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.33%) MCP
10 1 (1.33%) MCSA
10 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) Basel III
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (9.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (6.67%) XenApp
5 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.33%) vSphere
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (41.33%) SCCM
2 10 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (8.00%) WSUS
4 5 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.33%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.33%) SCOM
6 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) HP
2 13 (17.33%) Citrix
3 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (10.67%) Oracle
5 6 (8.00%) Lumension
6 5 (6.67%) Symantec
6 5 (6.67%) VMware
7 4 (5.33%) IBM
8 3 (4.00%) Sybase
8 3 (4.00%) JBoss
9 2 (2.67%) Siebel
9 2 (2.67%) Cisco
9 2 (2.67%) Juniper
9 2 (2.67%) Informatica
9 2 (2.67%) Veritas
9 2 (2.67%) Axway
10 1 (1.33%) CA
10 1 (1.33%) Altiris
10 1 (1.33%) Brocade
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £15.73 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago