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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Packaging
England / London
Rank 368 392 406
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 36 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.029% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.090% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 2
Median daily rate £438 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £310 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £522 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £263
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.00 -

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
6709 6644 6401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.63% 32.37% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5048 4920 4815
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 45 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Software Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £350 -
City of London -6 1 £395 +12.85%
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Software Packaging
England

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 101 (78.91%) Service Management
2 99 (77.34%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (76.56%) Puppet
4 95 (74.22%) Git (software)
4 95 (74.22%) JIRA
4 95 (74.22%) Configuration Management
4 95 (74.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 94 (73.44%) Scrum
6 93 (72.66%) VMware
7 92 (71.88%) DevOps
8 91 (71.09%) Jenkins
8 91 (71.09%) Security Cleared
8 91 (71.09%) Amazon AWS
9 89 (69.53%) ZABBIX
9 89 (69.53%) Continuous Integration
10 88 (68.75%) Confluence
10 88 (68.75%) Ansible
10 88 (68.75%) Docker
10 88 (68.75%) Kubernetes
10 88 (68.75%) Terraform
10 88 (68.75%) Rancher
11 87 (67.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 87 (67.97%) vCloud
11 87 (67.97%) Linux
12 86 (67.19%) Oracle
12 86 (67.19%) DNS
12 86 (67.19%) Shell Script
12 86 (67.19%) Identity Management
12 86 (67.19%) OpenVPN
12 86 (67.19%) OpenLDAP

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (68.75%) Confluence
2 83 (64.84%) Apache
2 83 (64.84%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (10.16%) nginx
4 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 84 (65.63%) HipChat
2 3 (2.34%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 91 (71.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (1.56%) G Suite
3 2 (1.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 86 (67.19%) DNS
1 86 (67.19%) OpenLDAP
1 86 (67.19%) OpenVPN
1 86 (67.19%) SSH
2 25 (19.53%) Reverse Proxy
3 24 (18.75%) VPN
4 21 (16.41%) IPsec
5 3 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (2.34%) Firewall
5 3 (2.34%) HTTP
5 3 (2.34%) LDAP
5 3 (2.34%) SSL
6 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (67.19%) PostgreSQL
2 83 (64.84%) Hadoop
3 25 (19.53%) Oracle Database
3 25 (19.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 95 (74.22%) Git (software)
1 95 (74.22%) JIRA
1 95 (74.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 91 (71.09%) Jenkins
3 84 (65.63%) Ant
3 84 (65.63%) JIRA Agile
3 84 (65.63%) JUnit
3 84 (65.63%) Maven
3 84 (65.63%) SonarQube
4 83 (64.84%) Liquibase
5 58 (45.31%) Bitbucket
6 5 (3.91%) InstallShield
7 4 (3.13%) MSI
8 3 (2.34%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.78%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (3.91%) Finance
2 3 (2.34%) Banking
3 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (47.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (19.53%) Senior DevOps
2 25 (19.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 16 (12.50%) Consultant
4 13 (10.16%) Lead DevOps
5 8 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (3.91%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.13%) Analyst
7 4 (3.13%) Applications Packager
7 4 (3.13%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (3.13%) Citrix Support
7 4 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.34%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (2.34%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (2.34%) Architect
8 3 (2.34%) Citrix Analyst
8 3 (2.34%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 3 (2.34%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (2.34%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (65.63%) MCollective
2 83 (64.84%) ELK Stack
3 3 (2.34%) Django
3 3 (2.34%) JSON
3 3 (2.34%) REST
3 3 (2.34%) SOAP
3 3 (2.34%) XML
4 2 (1.56%) HTML
4 2 (1.56%) Middleware
4 2 (1.56%) Twisted
4 2 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.91%) User Experience
3 2 (1.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 87 (67.97%) Linux
2 74 (57.81%) CentOS
3 27 (21.09%) Windows
4 17 (13.28%) VyOS
5 13 (10.16%) RancherOS
6 12 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.47%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.56%) Android
9 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (78.91%) Service Management
2 99 (77.34%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (74.22%) Configuration Management
4 94 (73.44%) Scrum
5 92 (71.88%) DevOps
6 89 (69.53%) Continuous Integration
7 87 (67.97%) Continuous Delivery
8 86 (67.19%) Identity Management
9 66 (51.56%) Workflow
10 58 (45.31%) Case Management
11 56 (43.75%) Coaching
12 54 (42.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (12.50%) Problem Management
14 13 (10.16%) ITIL
15 10 (7.81%) Software Engineering
16 9 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (7.03%) Root Cause Analysis
17 6 (4.69%) Change Management
18 5 (3.91%) Service Delivery
19 3 (2.34%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 86 (67.19%) Shell Script
2 61 (47.66%) Ruby
3 8 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.34%) Python
5 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (71.09%) Security Cleared
2 79 (61.72%) SC Cleared
3 33 (25.78%) CTC Cleared
4 19 (14.84%) DV Cleared
5 18 (14.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (9.38%) Degree
7 9 (7.03%) HNC
8 2 (1.56%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) MCP
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 88 (68.75%) Docker
2 87 (67.97%) vCloud
3 83 (64.84%) Postfix
3 83 (64.84%) Squid
4 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
5 19 (14.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (9.38%) XenDesktop
7 9 (7.03%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.34%) vSphere
8 3 (2.34%) XenApp
9 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 98 (76.56%) Puppet
2 89 (69.53%) ZABBIX
3 88 (68.75%) Ansible
3 88 (68.75%) Kubernetes
3 88 (68.75%) Rancher
3 88 (68.75%) Terraform
4 86 (67.19%) logstash
5 83 (64.84%) Kibana
6 28 (21.88%) SCCM
7 22 (17.19%) Consul
7 22 (17.19%) Packer
8 13 (10.16%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.34%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.78%) Casper Suite
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.78%) SCOM
10 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (72.66%) VMware
2 86 (67.19%) Oracle
3 84 (65.63%) Sonatype
4 61 (47.66%) Atlassian
5 22 (17.19%) AppDynamics
6 21 (16.41%) Citrix
7 17 (13.28%) Vyatta
8 8 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 7 (5.47%) AppSense
10 6 (4.69%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.13%) Cisco
12 3 (2.34%) AlienVault
12 3 (2.34%) CommVault
12 3 (2.34%) Juniper
13 2 (1.56%) Apple
13 2 (1.56%) Google
14 1 (0.78%) MobileIron
14 1 (0.78%) Wyse