The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 622 620 571
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -49
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 21 21 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.038% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.14% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 22
Median daily rate £330 £282 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £282 £310
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -9.03%
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 - £21.15 £15.44
% change year-on-year
- +36.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15063 15371 15061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.38% 27.49% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10626 10275 9847
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 26 June 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 19 £330 +17.02% 5
North East -44 14 £330 +20.65%
Tyne and Wear -50 13 £330 +20.65%
Newcastle upon Tyne -57 12 £330 +20.65%
London +17 3 £375 - 4
East of England +15 1 £425 +6.25% 1
West Yorkshire +6 1 £555 +217.14%
Essex +6 1 £425 +6.25%
Yorkshire -4 1 £555 +217.14%
Leeds -5 1 £555 +217.14%
City of London - 1 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 20 (57.14%) Oracle
2 19 (54.29%) HP
3 18 (51.43%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Unix
4 17 (48.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
5 16 (45.71%) IBM
5 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
6 15 (42.86%) WebLogic
6 15 (42.86%) AIX
6 15 (42.86%) JBoss
7 14 (40.00%) OO
7 14 (40.00%) Siebel
7 14 (40.00%) Windows
7 14 (40.00%) SQL
7 14 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (40.00%) Informatica
7 14 (40.00%) Axway
7 14 (40.00%) Puppet
7 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (37.14%) Change Control
8 13 (37.14%) DevOps
9 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
9 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
9 12 (34.29%) Perl
10 11 (31.43%) WebSphere MQ
10 11 (31.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 10 (28.57%) Sun

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills 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 15 (42.86%) JBoss
1 15 (42.86%) WebLogic
1 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 14 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (17.14%) Confluence
5 4 (11.43%) FileNet
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (31.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) SSL
2 8 (22.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (22.86%) LDAP
2 8 (22.86%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) FTP
3 2 (5.71%) Intranet
3 2 (5.71%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.86%) IDOL
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Games
1 2 (5.71%) Law
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
1 2 (5.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Packager
7 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Business Systems Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Product Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) DataPower
3 4 (11.43%) Private Cloud
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (5.71%) e-Learning
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.71%) Learning Management System
5 2 (5.71%) Social Media
5 2 (5.71%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Unix
3 15 (42.86%) AIX
4 14 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 4 (11.43%) Solaris
7 2 (5.71%) Android
7 2 (5.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.86%) SUSE
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) OO
3 13 (37.14%) Change Control
3 13 (37.14%) DevOps
4 12 (34.29%) Configuration Management
5 10 (28.57%) Workflow
6 4 (11.43%) Application Packaging
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) ERP
8 2 (5.71%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.71%) Open Source
8 2 (5.71%) Time Management
8 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Perl
3 10 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) Korn
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) VB
7 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) MCP
3 2 (5.71%) MCSA
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Docker
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.71%) XenApp
5 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (40.00%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Oracle
2 19 (54.29%) HP
3 16 (45.71%) IBM
3 16 (45.71%) Red Hat
4 14 (40.00%) Axway
4 14 (40.00%) Informatica
4 14 (40.00%) Siebel
5 10 (28.57%) Sun
6 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.57%) Adobe
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) VMware
8 2 (5.71%) Altiris
8 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 2 (5.71%) AppSense
8 2 (5.71%) iManage
8 2 (5.71%) Opsware
8 2 (5.71%) Recommind
8 2 (5.71%) Twitter
9 1 (2.86%) BEA
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