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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 315 435 430
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 115 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.047% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.15% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 7
Median daily rate £450 £410 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -21.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
- +233.75%
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
7947 7484 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.83% 32.13% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5883 5578 5484
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 21 £495 -
City of London +19 5 £450 +18.42% 1
Westminster - 1 £438 -
Software Packaging
England

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 105 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (83.19%) VMware
3 98 (82.35%) Service Management
4 97 (81.51%) Linux
4 97 (81.51%) Puppet
4 97 (81.51%) Jenkins
4 97 (81.51%) DevOps
4 97 (81.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 95 (79.83%) Terraform
5 95 (79.83%) Rancher
5 95 (79.83%) Kubernetes
5 95 (79.83%) Ansible
5 95 (79.83%) Docker
5 95 (79.83%) JIRA
5 95 (79.83%) Git (software)
5 95 (79.83%) Amazon AWS
5 95 (79.83%) Configuration Management
6 94 (78.99%) Continuous Integration
7 93 (78.15%) ZABBIX
7 93 (78.15%) OpenLDAP
7 93 (78.15%) logstash
7 93 (78.15%) OpenVPN
7 93 (78.15%) Hadoop
7 93 (78.15%) Oracle
7 93 (78.15%) Identity Management
7 93 (78.15%) PostgreSQL
7 93 (78.15%) SSH
8 92 (77.31%) Scrum
8 92 (77.31%) Security Cleared
9 91 (76.47%) DNS

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 90 (75.63%) Confluence
2 89 (74.79%) Apache
2 89 (74.79%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 89 (74.79%) HipChat
2 8 (6.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 95 (79.83%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.72%) Google Apps
2 8 (6.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 93 (78.15%) OpenLDAP
1 93 (78.15%) OpenVPN
1 93 (78.15%) SSH
2 91 (76.47%) DNS
3 8 (6.72%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (3.36%) IPsec
4 4 (3.36%) VPN
5 2 (1.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.84%) Firewall
6 1 (0.84%) LAN
6 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (78.15%) Hadoop
1 93 (78.15%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 97 (81.51%) Jenkins
1 97 (81.51%) Sonatype Nexus
2 95 (79.83%) Git (software)
2 95 (79.83%) JIRA
3 90 (75.63%) Ant
3 90 (75.63%) JUnit
3 90 (75.63%) Maven
3 90 (75.63%) SonarQube
4 89 (74.79%) JIRA Agile
5 87 (73.11%) Liquibase
6 77 (64.71%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.84%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (0.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 74 (62.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (25.21%) Senior DevOps
2 30 (25.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 23 (19.33%) Lead DevOps
4 12 (10.08%) Consultant
5 11 (9.24%) DevOps Consultant
6 5 (4.20%) Architect
6 5 (4.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Junior
8 3 (2.52%) Junior DevOps
8 3 (2.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (2.52%) Release Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Technical Architect
9 2 (1.68%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (76.47%) ELK Stack
2 90 (75.63%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.84%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 97 (81.51%) Linux
2 83 (69.75%) CentOS
3 17 (14.29%) Windows
4 8 (6.72%) Android
4 8 (6.72%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (6.72%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.68%) Debian
8 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (82.35%) Service Management
3 97 (81.51%) DevOps
4 95 (79.83%) Configuration Management
5 94 (78.99%) Continuous Integration
6 93 (78.15%) Identity Management
7 92 (77.31%) Scrum
8 90 (75.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 77 (64.71%) Case Management
10 71 (59.66%) Coaching
11 66 (55.46%) Workflow
12 56 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (12.61%) Software Engineering
14 9 (7.56%) Problem Management
15 8 (6.72%) ITIL
16 7 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 6 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
18 5 (4.20%) Migration
19 4 (3.36%) Prototyping
20 3 (2.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 91 (76.47%) Shell Script
2 83 (69.75%) Ruby
3 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.68%) Java
3 2 (1.68%) Python
4 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (77.31%) Security Cleared
2 85 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 45 (37.82%) CTC Cleared
4 21 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (7.56%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.04%) HNC
7 5 (4.20%) Degree
8 2 (1.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 95 (79.83%) Docker
2 90 (75.63%) vCloud
3 89 (74.79%) Postfix
3 89 (74.79%) Squid
4 13 (10.92%) Active Directory
5 10 (8.40%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.72%) XenDesktop
7 7 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (4.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (1.68%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.84%) vSphere
10 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 97 (81.51%) Puppet
2 95 (79.83%) Ansible
2 95 (79.83%) Kubernetes
2 95 (79.83%) Rancher
2 95 (79.83%) Terraform
3 93 (78.15%) logstash
3 93 (78.15%) ZABBIX
4 89 (74.79%) Kibana
5 17 (14.29%) SCCM
6 8 (6.72%) Consul
6 8 (6.72%) Packer
7 4 (3.36%) AirWatch
7 4 (3.36%) Casper Suite
8 2 (1.68%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.68%) WSUS
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 99 (83.19%) VMware
2 93 (78.15%) Oracle
3 90 (75.63%) Sonatype
4 79 (66.39%) Atlassian
5 9 (7.56%) Citrix
6 8 (6.72%) AppDynamics
6 8 (6.72%) Google
7 7 (5.88%) Apple
8 4 (3.36%) MobileIron
9 2 (1.68%) Adobe
9 2 (1.68%) HP
10 1 (0.84%) AppSense
10 1 (0.84%) CommVault
10 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.84%) Palo Alto