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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wise Package Studio
Rank 543 483 506
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +23
Contract jobs citing Wise Package Studio 44 55 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 1.02% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 54
Average daily rate £250 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £325 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £280 £265
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.66%
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
6782 5367 5815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.42% 11.25% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4327 3422 3405
Average daily rate £375 £383 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 129 201
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%

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 24 April 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 8 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -60 39 £250 -9.09%
London -5 13 £235 -6.00%
South East -24 9 £260 -8.77%
West Midlands - 5 £210 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Wise Package Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 56 (94.92%) MSI
2 53 (89.83%) Windows
3 49 (83.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 47 (79.66%) VB
4 47 (79.66%) Windows XP
5 45 (76.27%) Windows 7
6 41 (69.49%) Application Packaging
7 34 (57.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 34 (57.63%) Hyper-V
8 33 (55.93%) WSH
9 21 (35.59%) SCCM
10 16 (27.12%) InstallShield
11 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
12 12 (20.34%) VMware
12 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
13 10 (16.95%) VBScript
14 9 (15.25%) AppSense
15 8 (13.56%) AdminStudio
15 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
16 7 (11.86%) Software Deployment
16 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
16 7 (11.86%) Citrix
17 6 (10.17%) Novell
17 6 (10.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 6 (10.17%) ZENworks
17 6 (10.17%) Migration
17 6 (10.17%) XenApp
18 5 (8.47%) Windows Vista
18 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared

Wise Package Studio
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Project
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) SAN
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) DHCP
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) SMS
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 56 (94.92%) MSI
2 16 (27.12%) InstallShield
3 8 (13.56%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.69%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (91.53%) Applications Packager
2 2 (3.39%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (3.39%) Software Packager
3 1 (1.69%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (1.69%) Analyst
3 1 (1.69%) Consultant
3 1 (1.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (1.69%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (1.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (1.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (69.49%) Application Packaging
2 33 (55.93%) WSH
3 4 (6.78%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 53 (89.83%) Windows
2 47 (79.66%) Windows XP
3 45 (76.27%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Vista
5 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) Linux
7 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Software Deployment
2 6 (10.17%) Migration
3 5 (8.47%) Software Distribution
4 4 (6.78%) Project Management
4 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.39%) Network Design
7 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL
7 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.69%) Change Management
7 1 (1.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.69%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) VB
2 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
2 10 (16.95%) VBScript
3 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) MCSA
4 1 (1.69%) CCA
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 49 (83.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 34 (57.63%) Hyper-V
3 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (10.17%) XenApp
6 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.39%) vSphere
7 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 34 (57.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (35.59%) SCCM
3 6 (10.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (10.17%) ZENworks
4 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 9 (15.25%) AppSense
4 7 (11.86%) Citrix
5 6 (10.17%) Novell
6 3 (5.08%) Dell
6 3 (5.08%) Dell KACE
7 2 (3.39%) 3Com
7 2 (3.39%) Acronis
7 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
7 2 (3.39%) Veritas
8 1 (1.69%) Borland
8 1 (1.69%) HP
8 1 (1.69%) Wyse
8 1 (1.69%) Altiris