The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Development Applications 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wise Package Studio
Rank 546 523 536
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Contract jobs citing Wise Package Studio 26 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.085% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.38% 0.73% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 29
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £267 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £275 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £270 £265
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6778 5863 6041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.77% 11.53% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4352 3669 3564
Average daily rate £390 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 145 211
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 £32.50 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Wise Package Studio within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Wise Package Studio Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 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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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 -24 25 £300 +11.11% 2
South East -10 5 £300 +11.11% 1
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1

Wise Package Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 67 (94.37%) Windows
1 67 (94.37%) MSI
2 62 (87.32%) VB
3 61 (85.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 59 (83.10%) Windows XP
4 59 (83.10%) Windows 7
5 55 (77.46%) Application Packaging
6 49 (69.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 48 (67.61%) Hyper-V
8 47 (66.20%) WSH
9 19 (26.76%) SCCM
10 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
11 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
12 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
13 11 (15.49%) InstallShield
13 11 (15.49%) AdminStudio
13 11 (15.49%) VMware
13 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
14 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
15 9 (12.68%) Citrix
15 9 (12.68%) VBScript
16 8 (11.27%) AppSense
17 7 (9.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 7 (9.86%) XenApp
17 7 (9.86%) Windows Vista
18 6 (8.45%) Software Deployment
19 5 (7.04%) Software Distribution
19 5 (7.04%) Software Packaging
19 5 (7.04%) Migration

Wise Package Studio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) MS Project
3 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) SAN
2 3 (4.23%) Firewall
2 3 (4.23%) DHCP
2 3 (4.23%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) SMS
3 2 (2.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
Development Applications
1 67 (94.37%) MSI
2 11 (15.49%) InstallShield
2 11 (15.49%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (1.41%) Banking
1 1 (1.41%) Finance
1 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (91.55%) Applications Packager
2 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (2.82%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (1.41%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (1.41%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (1.41%) Analyst
3 1 (1.41%) Consultant
3 1 (1.41%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (1.41%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (1.41%) Security Engineer
3 1 (1.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (77.46%) Application Packaging
2 47 (66.20%) WSH
3 5 (7.04%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 67 (94.37%) Windows
2 59 (83.10%) Windows XP
2 59 (83.10%) Windows 7
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Vista
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.82%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.45%) Software Deployment
2 5 (7.04%) Software Distribution
2 5 (7.04%) Migration
3 4 (5.63%) Project Management
3 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.82%) Network Design
6 1 (1.41%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.41%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.41%) Change Management
6 1 (1.41%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.41%) Validation
6 1 (1.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 62 (87.32%) VB
2 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
3 9 (12.68%) VBScript
4 1 (1.41%) C
4 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) CCA
3 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (85.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 48 (67.61%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
5 7 (9.86%) XenApp
6 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.23%) vSphere
7 2 (2.82%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (69.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 19 (26.76%) SCCM
3 7 (9.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (4.23%) ZENworks
5 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.41%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.41%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.41%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) VMware
3 9 (12.68%) Citrix
4 8 (11.27%) AppSense
5 4 (5.63%) Dell
5 4 (5.63%) Dell KACE
6 3 (4.23%) Novell
7 2 (2.82%) Cisco
7 2 (2.82%) Veritas
7 2 (2.82%) 3Com
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.82%) Altiris
7 2 (2.82%) Acronis
8 1 (1.41%) Lumension
8 1 (1.41%) Brocade
8 1 (1.41%) Wyse
8 1 (1.41%) CA
8 1 (1.41%) HP