The first table below looks at the demand for Wise Package Studio skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wise Package Studio over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wise Package Studio
Rank - 127 126
Contract jobs citing Wise Package Studio 0 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.18% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.56% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
299 320 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.96% 11.82% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 166 177
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Wise Package Studio
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Wise Package Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wise Package Studio across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Wise Package Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Wise Package Studio
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Wise Package Studio across the North West region.

Wise Package Studio Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Wise Package Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Wise Package Studio 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 Wise Package Studio.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 9 (90.00%) Windows XP
2 9 (90.00%) MSI
3 8 (80.00%) VB
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (70.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (60.00%) WSH
5 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
7 3 (30.00%) AdminStudio
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
8 2 (20.00%) MS Project
8 2 (20.00%) MS Office
8 2 (20.00%) Citrix
8 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (20.00%) Software Packaging
9 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
9 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (10.00%) Wyse
9 1 (10.00%) VMware
9 1 (10.00%) AppSense

Wise Package Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Wise Package Studio 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 Wise Package Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MSI
2 3 (30.00%) AdminStudio
3 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 6 (60.00%) WSH
3 2 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Wyse
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) AppSense
3 1 (10.00%) Altiris
3 1 (10.00%) Novell