The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 64 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.25% - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£167 - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 221 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.47% 27.66% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 148 95
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.94 £15.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.56% -67.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Packaging
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft