The first table below looks at the demand for Wise Package Studio 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 Wise Package Studio over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Development Applications 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wise Package Studio
Rank 550 451 498
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +47
Contract jobs citing Wise Package Studio 40 52 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 1.05% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 61
Average daily rate £250 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £325 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Wise Package Studio
UK

Wise Package Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wise Package Studio across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Wise Package Studio Jobs Demand Trend in England

Wise Package Studio
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wise Package Studio across the England region.

Wise Package Studio Daily Rate Trend in England

Wise Package Studio
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wise Package Studio across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Wise Package Studio Daily Rate Histogram in England

Wise Package Studio
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Wise Package Studio across the England region.

Wise Package Studio Hourly Rate Trend in England

Wise Package Studio
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 Wise Package Studio within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -14 13 £235 -6.00%
South East -38 10 £260 -7.14%
West Midlands - 5 £210 -
East of England - - - -
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Wise Package Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Wise Package Studio 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 Wise Package Studio.

1 49 (94.23%) MSI
2 46 (88.46%) Windows
3 42 (80.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 40 (76.92%) VB
5 39 (75.00%) Windows XP
6 38 (73.08%) Application Packaging
6 38 (73.08%) Windows 7
7 34 (65.38%) Hyper-V
8 33 (63.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 32 (61.54%) WSH
10 15 (28.85%) SCCM
11 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 10 (19.23%) InstallShield
13 8 (15.38%) AdminStudio
13 8 (15.38%) AppSense
13 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
14 7 (13.46%) VMware
15 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
16 5 (9.62%) Citrix
16 5 (9.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
16 5 (9.62%) Software Distribution
16 5 (9.62%) Windows Vista
17 4 (7.69%) Software Packaging
17 4 (7.69%) XenApp
17 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
17 4 (7.69%) Project Management
17 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
17 4 (7.69%) MS Project

Wise Package Studio
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Wise Package Studio 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 Wise Package Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Project
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Network Security
1 2 (3.85%) DHCP
1 2 (3.85%) SAN
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
Development Applications
1 49 (94.23%) MSI
2 10 (19.23%) InstallShield
3 8 (15.38%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.92%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (94.23%) Applications Packager
2 2 (3.85%) Software Packager
2 2 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (1.92%) Consultant
3 1 (1.92%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (1.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (73.08%) Application Packaging
2 32 (61.54%) WSH
3 4 (7.69%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 39 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 38 (73.08%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) Software Distribution
2 4 (7.69%) Project Management
2 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.85%) Software Deployment
3 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 2 (3.85%) Network Design
4 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) VB
2 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 42 (80.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 34 (65.38%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.69%) XenApp
5 3 (5.77%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.85%) vSphere
6 2 (3.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 33 (63.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (28.85%) SCCM
3 5 (9.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.92%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) AppSense
3 7 (13.46%) VMware
4 5 (9.62%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) Acronis
5 2 (3.85%) 3Com
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) Veritas
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) Borland
6 1 (1.92%) Wyse
6 1 (1.92%) Novell
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Altiris