The first table below looks at the demand for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 18 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 Taunton 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
18 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 Taunton - - -
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 £311 £312 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.17% -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
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.92% 23.08% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Average daily rate £350 £310 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Software Packaging
Somerset

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Software Packaging
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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