Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Software Packaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Packaging over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Packaging
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 235 267
Rank change year-on-year 0 +32 +30
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.084% 0.075% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
City of London median daily rate £325 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +28.57% -33.33%
10th Percentile £273 £350 £281
90th Percentile £378 £611 £403
Central London median daily rate £325 £438 £350
% change year-on-year -25.71% +25.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 - -

Software Packaging is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2704 2392 2820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.81% 35.88% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2277 2021 2329
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Software Packaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in the City of London

Software Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Packaging in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Packaging in the City of London

Software Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Packaging in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
3 4 (66.67%) Software Distribution
3 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (66.67%) German Language
3 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) iPhone
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
5 1 (16.67%) Server Building

Software Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Systems Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) EMC
1 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft