Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 466 600
Rank change year-on-year -146 +134 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 20 151 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.34% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.99% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 56 14
London median daily rate £305 £463 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.05% +15.99% -20.25%
10th Percentile £103 £361 £316
90th Percentile £425 £605 £534
England median daily rate £375 £410 £350
% change year-on-year -8.54% +17.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £19.00 - -
England median hourly rate £19.00 - £17.50

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17334 15311 15129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.14% 34.35% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13241 11465 11260
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 71 95
London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.09 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in London

Software Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Packaging in London

Software Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Packaging in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Packaging in London

Software Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Packaging in London

Software Packaging
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -7 8 £325 -25.71% 1
South London -62 1 - -
Software Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) Office 365
5 8 (40.00%) SCCM
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) SAN
8 5 (25.00%) NetApp
8 5 (25.00%) EMC
8 5 (25.00%) DevOps
8 5 (25.00%) Software Deployment
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (20.00%) iPad
9 4 (20.00%) German Language
9 4 (20.00%) iPhone
9 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Software Distribution
9 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business

Software Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Office 365
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.00%) Skype
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (5.00%) OpenVPN
5 1 (5.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) GitLab
3 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Arsenale Dataplane
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Liquibase
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (20.00%) German Language
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (5.00%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) iPad
2 4 (20.00%) iPhone
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (20.00%) Server Building
3 4 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Docker
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Postfix
4 1 (5.00%) Squid
4 1 (5.00%) vCloud
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (15.00%) Ansible
3 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (15.00%) Puppet
3 3 (15.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (5.00%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (5.00%) Kibana
4 1 (5.00%) logstash
4 1 (5.00%) Rancher
4 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) EMC
2 5 (25.00%) NetApp
3 4 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) CommVault
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.00%) Sonatype
6 1 (5.00%) TIBCO