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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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 566 495 394
Rank change year-on-year -71 -101 +176
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 23 9 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.033% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.091% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 8
10th Percentile £349 - £342
25th Percentile £350 - £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £340 £503
Median % change year-on-year +28.68% -32.34% -1.95%
75th Percentile £599 £440 £538
90th Percentile £654 £540 £549
England median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £41.25
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
75th Percentile - - £43.75
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £39.25 - £65.00
% change year-on-year - - +190.57%

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 12,246 9,874 6,697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 31.09% 36.29% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,455 7,350 4,975
10th Percentile £425 £394 £375
25th Percentile £505 £462 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £719 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £713 £704
England median daily rate £575 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +12.75% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 35
10th Percentile £29.75 £25.25 £22.50
25th Percentile £35.00 £35.25 £31.03
Median hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.92% -2.65%
75th Percentile £67.07 £60.97 £63.00
90th Percentile £75.39 £68.36 £67.91
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -2.17% +2.22%

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in London

Software Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Software Packaging in London.

Daily rate trend for Software Packaging in London

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Software Packaging in London over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Software Packaging in London

Software Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Software Packaging in London.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -30 3 £463 +36.03% 3
South London - 3 £639 -
West London - 1 - - 2
Software Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) SCCM
3 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (34.78%) Azure
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
5 8 (34.78%) Social Skills
6 7 (30.43%) Software Deployment
7 6 (26.09%) Bitbucket
7 6 (26.09%) Confluence
7 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
7 6 (26.09%) Application Packaging
7 6 (26.09%) JIRA
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) Public Sector
8 5 (21.74%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (21.74%) Slack
8 5 (21.74%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) Dell
8 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
8 5 (21.74%) Wyse
8 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
8 5 (21.74%) Local Government
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft 365
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (21.74%) DevOps

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 6 (26.09%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Azure
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (21.74%) Slack
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 1 (4.35%) Mimecast
4 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.35%) Rubrik
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Softphone
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
1 1 (4.35%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Bitbucket
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
3 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.35%) MSI
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (34.78%) Social Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Public Sector
3 5 (21.74%) Local Government
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
2 3 (13.04%) Release Coordinator
2 3 (13.04%) Release Manager
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Deployment Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Fat Client
1 5 (21.74%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) BYOD
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) IoT
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 10
3 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Software Deployment
2 6 (26.09%) Application Packaging
3 5 (21.74%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Dependency Management
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) Agile
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Document Management
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (21.74%) BitLocker
4 3 (13.04%) Docker
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (4.35%) Firmware
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) SCCM
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
4 2 (8.70%) Puppet
4 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.35%) Ansible
5 1 (4.35%) CASB
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Atlassian
3 5 (21.74%) Dell
3 5 (21.74%) Wyse
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) Apple
6 1 (4.35%) BMC
6 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.35%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) RightFax
6 1 (4.35%) Sophos
6 1 (4.35%) TOWER Software