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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 123 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.089% - 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £349 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.14% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £15.37 £16.05
% change year-on-year
+241.68% -4.26%
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
548 559 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 24.49% 27.15% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 319 361
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 16
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.50 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 31 August 2015, 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
2 4 (80.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) AppSense
4 2 (40.00%) Altiris
4 2 (40.00%) Brocade
4 2 (40.00%) ARCserve
4 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) CA

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (20.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) REXX
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) ARCserve
3 2 (40.00%) Unicenter
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (40.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (20.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) AppSense
2 2 (40.00%) Altiris
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) Lumension
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) CA