The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 113 103 114
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.095% 0.059% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£380 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £319
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.99% -57.20%
Software Packaging
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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 Hampshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
527 518 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.08% 30.51% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 316 361
Average daily rate £355 £374 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Packaging across the Hampshire region.

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the Hampshire region.

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) HP SIM
2 3 (60.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Lumension
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) CA

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Unicenter
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (60.00%) ARCserve
1 3 (60.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (60.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) CA
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Lumension
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
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