The first table below looks at the demand for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 23 July 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank 536 539 553
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 44 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.059% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £396 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.60 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -66.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -66.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14863 14244 14823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 27.94% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9051 9048
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 297 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.20 £18.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £44.95
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

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Software Packaging Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK.

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -13 31 £400 +6.66% 8
London +8 13 £425 +41.66% 5
Scotland - 13 £329 -
South East -1 9 £243 -46.99% 2
City of London - 8 £525 - 2
South West -24 5 - - 1
Berkshire +4 3 - - 2
Hampshire -17 1 £220 -52.81%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 86 (78.90%) Windows
2 68 (62.39%) Microsoft
3 44 (40.37%) Security Cleared
4 39 (35.78%) SC Cleared
5 37 (33.94%) SCCM
6 36 (33.03%) Windows 7
7 34 (31.19%) Linux
8 33 (30.28%) MS Excel
9 31 (28.44%) VBScript
10 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
11 24 (22.02%) Application Packaging
12 22 (20.18%) Workflow
13 21 (19.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 21 (19.27%) ITIL
14 20 (18.35%) MSI
15 19 (17.43%) Windows XP
15 19 (17.43%) PowerShell
16 17 (15.60%) HP
16 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (14.68%) Red Hat
17 16 (14.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 15 (13.76%) Service Delivery
18 15 (13.76%) UNIX
18 15 (13.76%) QA
19 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
19 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
19 13 (11.93%) Project Management
20 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2003
20 12 (11.01%) Citrix
20 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (4.59%) MS Exchange
1 5 (4.59%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.75%) Lync
3 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.75%) IIS
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.92%) Site Server
5 1 (0.92%) FileNet
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (30.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) MS Project
2 5 (4.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) SaaS
1 4 (3.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.59%) DHCP
2 5 (4.59%) DNS
3 3 (2.75%) SAN
4 2 (1.83%) Network Security
4 2 (1.83%) NAS
4 2 (1.83%) AMQP
4 2 (1.83%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.92%) LDAP
5 1 (0.92%) FTP
5 1 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.83%) IDOL
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (18.35%) MSI
2 8 (7.34%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.59%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (3.67%) AdminStudio
4 4 (3.67%) CruiseControl
4 4 (3.67%) Subversion
4 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (9.17%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Banking
3 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.67%) International Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Local Government
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (33.03%) Applications Packager
2 9 (8.26%) Software Engineer
3 6 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (5.50%) Administrator
4 5 (4.59%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (4.59%) Project Manager
4 5 (4.59%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (4.59%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 5 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) Software Packager
5 4 (3.67%) Build Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) Desktop Support
5 4 (3.67%) Developer
5 4 (3.67%) Team Leader
6 3 (2.75%) Service Analyst
6 3 (2.75%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.02%) Application Packaging
2 5 (4.59%) JSP
3 4 (3.67%) .NET
3 4 (3.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.67%) Memcached
4 3 (2.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.83%) Lucene
5 2 (1.83%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.92%) HTML
6 1 (0.92%) Spring
6 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.92%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.59%) Open Source
2 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.83%) Clustering
3 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (78.90%) Windows
2 36 (33.03%) Windows 7
3 34 (31.19%) Linux
4 19 (17.43%) Windows XP
5 15 (13.76%) UNIX
6 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.67%) CentOS
8 4 (3.67%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.83%) AIX
9 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) Workflow
2 21 (19.27%) ITIL
3 15 (13.76%) Service Delivery
4 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
4 13 (11.93%) Project Management
5 12 (11.01%) Software Distribution
6 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.42%) DevOps
8 6 (5.50%) Migration
8 6 (5.50%) Compatibility Testing
9 5 (4.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (4.59%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.67%) Validation
10 4 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.75%) Scrum
11 3 (2.75%) Service Management
11 3 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) VBScript
2 19 (17.43%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.09%) C
4 9 (8.26%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.26%) Perl
4 9 (8.26%) VB
4 9 (8.26%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.34%) C++
6 6 (5.50%) Ruby
7 5 (4.59%) SQL
8 4 (3.67%) Python
8 4 (3.67%) Java
9 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (40.37%) Security Cleared
2 39 (35.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.26%) MCSE
5 8 (7.34%) Degree
6 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.67%) LPIC
6 4 (3.67%) MCITP
7 3 (2.75%) HNC
7 3 (2.75%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.92%) MCP
9 1 (0.92%) MCSA
9 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) QA
2 5 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) Basel III
System Software
1 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (6.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (4.59%) XenApp
5 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.83%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (33.94%) SCCM
2 16 (14.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (7.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (5.50%) WSUS
5 5 (4.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.67%) StatsD
6 4 (3.67%) Ansible
6 4 (3.67%) Puppet
6 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.92%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.92%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.92%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 68 (62.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.60%) HP
3 16 (14.68%) Red Hat
4 12 (11.01%) Citrix
5 8 (7.34%) Oracle
6 7 (6.42%) AppSense
7 6 (5.50%) Altiris
7 6 (5.50%) Lumension
8 5 (4.59%) Symantec
8 5 (4.59%) VMware
9 4 (3.67%) IBM
10 3 (2.75%) Sybase
10 3 (2.75%) JBoss
11 2 (1.83%) Siebel
11 2 (1.83%) Cisco
11 2 (1.83%) Juniper
11 2 (1.83%) Informatica
11 2 (1.83%) Veritas
11 2 (1.83%) Axway
12 1 (0.92%) Zend
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