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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 401 406 395
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 5 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.024% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.075% 0.080% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Average daily rate £490 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.06% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £298 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £264 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.25
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
6651 6245 6390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.30% 29.76% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4953 4665 4514
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 54
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Software Packaging Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (33.33%) Law
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) iManage
5 5 (33.33%) Recommind
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
6 4 (26.67%) PKI
6 4 (26.67%) InstallShield
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Legal
7 3 (20.00%) LAN
7 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) Multicast
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Unicast
8 2 (13.33%) BYOD

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Multicast
3 2 (13.33%) Unicast
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) IDOL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) InstallShield
2 2 (13.33%) AdminStudio
2 2 (13.33%) MSI
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) WiX
General
1 5 (33.33%) Law
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Business Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Business Systems Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support
3 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) BYOD
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (13.33%) Learning Management System
2 2 (13.33%) Smartphone
2 2 (13.33%) Streaming Media
2 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
2 2 (13.33%) Video on Demand
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (13.33%) XenServer
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Intune
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) iManage
2 5 (33.33%) Recommind
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) BMC
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
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