The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank - 263 241
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.064% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £300 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £274 £311
% change year-on-year
+20.65% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £21.15 £15.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.57 £15.44
% change year-on-year
- +130.42%
Software Packaging
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2379 2406 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.74% 25.56% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1528 1241
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 56
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the South East region.

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 South East region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle