The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 402 393 409
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 4 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.055% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.054% 0.18% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
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£313 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £308 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.63% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £15.00 £12.60
% change year-on-year
+40.96% +19.04%
Software Packaging
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7353 7318 7703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.24% 31.03% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5349 5212 5550
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 75
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Packaging
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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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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
City of London -14 1 £275 -47.61%
Software Packaging
England

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) InstallShield
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Office 365
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
6 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (11.11%) MobileIron

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) WorkSite
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) InstallShield
2 1 (11.11%) AdminStudio
2 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Front Office
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Legal Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) COM
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
1 1 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Equities
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Software Distribution
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Patching
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) Altiris
4 1 (11.11%) MobileIron