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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank - 134 121
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.062% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.31% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £263 £308
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.15 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.96%
Software Packaging
UK

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
625 640 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.92% 19.99% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 308 436
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -13.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Opsware
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas File System
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Opsware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware