The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank - 16 -
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 3.90% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £380 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £319
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.99% -57.20%
Software Packaging
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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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 25 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.48% 32.47% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 25
Average daily rate £350 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £448 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Software Packaging
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Packager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP