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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wise Package Studio
Rank 580 538 504
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -34
Contract jobs citing Wise Package Studio 3 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.031% 0.078%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.043% 0.26% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 21
Average daily rate
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£265 £279 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +1.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +5.45%
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
6956 5731 5279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.63% 11.90% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4711 3622 3276
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 126 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.05 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 8 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 7 (87.50%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) WSH
3 5 (62.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) MSI
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) CA
5 2 (25.00%) Unicenter
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) ARCserve

Wise Package Studio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Application Packaging
2 5 (62.50%) WSH
3 2 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Line Management
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Business Development
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Unicenter
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (25.00%) ARCserve
2 2 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) Lumension
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco