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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 233 240 250
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.046% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£380 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £475 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £319
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.73 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.05 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.99% -57.20%
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
2237 2265 2475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.45% 25.84% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1286 1235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 60 77
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 4 - - 4
Software Packaging
England

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 14 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 14 (66.67%) ITIL
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
6 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) VMware
8 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
8 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (28.57%) HP
9 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) VB
10 4 (19.05%) MS Office
10 4 (19.05%) Citrix
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
11 3 (14.29%) CA
11 3 (14.29%) Unicenter
11 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
11 3 (14.29%) MCITP
11 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
11 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (14.29%) Validation

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Administrator
2 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 3 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.76%) Document Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) VB
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (14.29%) MCITP
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (14.29%) MCP
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (14.29%) XenApp
3 3 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Unicenter
1 3 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (14.29%) HP SIM
1 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (14.29%) ARCserve
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) CA
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) Lumension
6 1 (4.76%) Brocade
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Synergize Consulting
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