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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 35 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.50% 3.57% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 13.51% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £485 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £319 £312
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%
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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
83 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 41.09% 26.43% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 18
Average daily rate £400 £263 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -52.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 14 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
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