The first table below looks at the demand for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 24 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 119 - 101
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 13 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% - 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% - 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£329 - £278
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 - £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -66.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
786 623 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.30% 25.26% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 284 186
Average daily rate £375 £370 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +18.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Glasgow - 1 - -
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (84.00%) VBScript
4 20 (80.00%) Workflow
4 20 (80.00%) SC Cleared
4 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
5 19 (76.00%) MS Excel
6 12 (48.00%) Application Packaging
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (28.00%) AppSense
8 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (28.00%) QA
8 7 (28.00%) SCCM
9 6 (24.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (20.00%) MSI
10 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (16.00%) HP
12 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 3 (12.00%) Migration
12 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
12 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
13 2 (8.00%) Altiris
13 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 1 (4.00%) Windows XP

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 19 (76.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Applications Packager
2 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Packager
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Workflow
2 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) VBScript
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 6 (24.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) AppSense
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Altiris