The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 122 - 99
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% - 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£349 - £369
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.37 £16.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.26% -57.20%
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
754 573 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.52% 23.17% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 274 218
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (81.48%) Workflow
4 21 (77.78%) VBScript
4 21 (77.78%) SC Cleared
4 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
5 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
6 14 (51.85%) Application Packaging
7 9 (33.33%) SCCM
8 8 (29.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (29.63%) AppSense
9 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) QA
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) HP
10 5 (18.52%) MSI
11 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
11 4 (14.81%) Altiris
11 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
12 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
12 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
12 3 (11.11%) Migration
12 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
14 1 (3.70%) Degree
14 1 (3.70%) Windows XP

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (70.37%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MSI
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Applications Packager
2 11 (40.74%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Packager
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Workflow
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) VBScript
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) SCCM
2 8 (29.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) AppSense
3 5 (18.52%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) Altiris