The table below looks at the statistics for Wise Package Studio skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Wise Package Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wise Package Studio
Rank 590 512 536
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +24
Contract jobs citing Wise Package Studio 22 62 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 1.00% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 26
Average daily rate
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£315 £360 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £267 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £383 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £364 £318
% change year-on-year
-13.40% +14.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7173 6178 6390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.73% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4584 3966 3640
Average daily rate £388 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 132 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.72 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

Wise Package Studio
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Wise Package Studio within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Wise Package Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Wise Package Studio
Daily Rate Trend

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

Wise Package Studio Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Wise Package Studio
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Wise Package Studio Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Wise Package Studio
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Wise Package Studio within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -54 21 £315 -12.80% 1
South East -17 5 £300 -17.80%
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Wise Package Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Wise Package Studio 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 Wise Package Studio.

1 55 (94.83%) Windows
2 54 (93.10%) MSI
3 51 (87.93%) Microsoft App-V
3 51 (87.93%) Windows XP
3 51 (87.93%) VB
4 49 (84.48%) Windows 7
5 47 (81.03%) Application Packaging
6 42 (72.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 40 (68.97%) WSH
7 40 (68.97%) Hyper-V
8 15 (25.86%) SCCM
9 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
11 9 (15.52%) InstallShield
11 9 (15.52%) AdminStudio
12 8 (13.79%) VMware
12 8 (13.79%) Citrix
13 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
13 7 (12.07%) VBScript
13 7 (12.07%) Windows Vista
13 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
13 7 (12.07%) XenApp
14 6 (10.34%) AppSense
14 6 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (8.62%) MS Office
15 5 (8.62%) Software Packaging
15 5 (8.62%) Software Deployment
15 5 (8.62%) Software Distribution

Wise Package Studio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Wise Package Studio 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 Wise Package Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Project
3 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SMS
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
Development Applications
1 54 (93.10%) MSI
2 9 (15.52%) InstallShield
2 9 (15.52%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
1 1 (1.72%) Publishing
1 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (94.83%) Applications Packager
2 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (1.72%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (1.72%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (1.72%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (1.72%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (1.72%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (81.03%) Application Packaging
2 40 (68.97%) WSH
3 5 (8.62%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 55 (94.83%) Windows
2 51 (87.93%) Windows XP
3 49 (84.48%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.07%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.62%) Software Deployment
1 5 (8.62%) Software Distribution
2 4 (6.90%) Project Management
2 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
2 4 (6.90%) Migration
3 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.72%) Capacity Management
4 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.72%) Change Management
4 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
4 1 (1.72%) Validation
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 51 (87.93%) VB
2 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.07%) VBScript
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
3 1 (1.72%) CCA
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 51 (87.93%) Microsoft App-V
2 40 (68.97%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.07%) XenApp
3 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 42 (72.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (25.86%) SCCM
3 6 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.45%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.72%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Citrix
1 8 (13.79%) VMware
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.34%) AppSense
4 3 (5.17%) Dell
4 3 (5.17%) Dell KACE
5 2 (3.45%) Novell
5 2 (3.45%) Altiris
6 1 (1.72%) Brocade
6 1 (1.72%) Lumension
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) CA
6 1 (1.72%) Wyse