The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Hampshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 112 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.049% 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £466 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
530 559 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.92% 31.96% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 329 284
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -21.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
Software Packaging
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basingstoke - - - -
Software Packaging
South East

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
3 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (16.67%) Lumension
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) CA

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
1 1 (16.67%) Unicenter
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (16.67%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Brocade
1 1 (16.67%) Lumension
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) CA