The first table below looks at the demand for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 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 Somerset 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £312 £319
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
84 74 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.76% 36.63% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 40
Average daily rate £338 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Software Packaging
South West

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Packaging
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel Meridian
General
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Apple
1 3 (100.00%) VMware