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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 583 595 550
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -45
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 23 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.036% 0.087%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 23
Median daily rate £328 £274 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.74% -24.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £179 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £321 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £274 £310
% change year-on-year
+20.65% -11.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £15.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.44
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
13922 13689 13534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.26% 27.34% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9987 9166 9108
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 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 170
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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 -37 18 £325 +18.82%
London +2 2 £350 +49.73% 4
East of England +9 1 £425 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire +5 1 £555 +217.14% 1
South East -13 1 £476 - 1
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 25 (60.98%) Oracle
2 20 (48.78%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) Unix
3 19 (46.34%) HP
3 19 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (43.90%) Red Hat
4 18 (43.90%) SQL
5 17 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (39.02%) IBM
7 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
7 15 (36.59%) WebLogic
7 15 (36.59%) AIX
7 15 (36.59%) JBoss
7 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (36.59%) WebSphere
8 14 (34.15%) Axway
8 14 (34.15%) OO
8 14 (34.15%) Windows
8 14 (34.15%) Perl
8 14 (34.15%) Informatica
8 14 (34.15%) Siebel
8 14 (34.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (34.15%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (34.15%) Puppet
9 13 (31.71%) Change Control
9 13 (31.71%) DevOps
10 12 (29.27%) Sun
10 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
11 11 (26.83%) WebSphere MQ
11 11 (26.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager

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 (36.59%) JBoss
1 15 (36.59%) WebLogic
1 15 (36.59%) WebSphere
2 14 (34.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (14.63%) Confluence
5 4 (9.76%) FileNet
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.88%) IIS
6 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (26.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SSL
2 8 (19.51%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (19.51%) LDAP
2 8 (19.51%) Network Security
3 4 (9.76%) SAN
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.44%) FTP
6 1 (2.44%) HTTP
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.44%) IDOL
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
1 6 (14.63%) JIRA
1 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) MSI
3 2 (4.88%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.88%) WiX
4 1 (2.44%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Law
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
5 5 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Business Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Business Systems Manager
7 3 (7.32%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Systems Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Development Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Development Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (17.07%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) SOAP
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) DataPower
3 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.44%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Unix
3 15 (36.59%) AIX
4 14 (34.15%) Windows
5 6 (14.63%) Solaris
6 4 (9.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Android
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) OO
3 13 (31.71%) Change Control
3 13 (31.71%) DevOps
4 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
5 10 (24.39%) Workflow
6 4 (9.76%) Application Packaging
6 4 (9.76%) ERP
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 4 (9.76%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) High Availability
8 2 (4.88%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.88%) Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.88%) Time Management
9 1 (2.44%) ITSM
9 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) Perl
3 9 (21.95%) Java
3 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.76%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) MCP
4 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.76%) Docker
4 3 (7.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (7.32%) Veritas File System
4 3 (7.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (34.15%) Puppet
2 6 (14.63%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Oracle
2 19 (46.34%) HP
3 18 (43.90%) Red Hat
4 16 (39.02%) IBM
5 14 (34.15%) Axway
5 14 (34.15%) Informatica
5 14 (34.15%) Siebel
6 12 (29.27%) Sun
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.20%) VMware
8 4 (9.76%) Opsware
9 3 (7.32%) Citrix
9 3 (7.32%) iManage
9 3 (7.32%) Recommind
9 3 (7.32%) Veritas
10 2 (4.88%) Altiris
10 2 (4.88%) AppSense
11 1 (2.44%) Apple
11 1 (2.44%) BEA
11 1 (2.44%) Twitter