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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 425 420
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5  
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.043% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £330 £282
% change year-on-year -7.57% +17.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Software Packaging is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7322 7035 7321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.82% 32.46% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5438 5395 5313
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Software Packaging as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 1 £475 +46.15%
Software Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Linux
3 13 (44.83%) Oracle
3 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
3 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
3 13 (44.83%) DevOps
3 13 (44.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
5 11 (37.93%) JIRA
5 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (37.93%) SCCM
5 11 (37.93%) Confluence
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
6 10 (34.48%) Atlassian
6 10 (34.48%) Service Management
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
6 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
7 9 (31.03%) VMware
8 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 8 (27.59%) Citrix
8 8 (27.59%) DNS
8 8 (27.59%) SSL
8 8 (27.59%) Palo Alto
9 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery

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 11 (37.93%) Confluence
2 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Office 365
3 3 (10.34%) OneDrive
3 3 (10.34%) Trello
4 2 (6.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
1 8 (27.59%) SSL
2 7 (24.14%) LDAP
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (20.69%) VPN
4 5 (17.24%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.90%) Internet
5 2 (6.90%) SSH
6 1 (3.45%) NAS
6 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (3.45%) OpenVPN
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Git (software)
1 13 (44.83%) Jenkins
1 13 (44.83%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (37.93%) JIRA
3 6 (20.69%) Vagrant
4 3 (10.34%) GitLab
4 3 (10.34%) MSI
5 2 (6.90%) Subversion
6 1 (3.45%) Ant
6 1 (3.45%) Arsenale Dataplane
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (3.45%) JUnit
6 1 (3.45%) Liquibase
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (17.24%) Banking
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (20.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
1 2 (6.90%) JSP
1 2 (6.90%) SAML
1 2 (6.90%) Servlets
2 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.45%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) CESG
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
5 6 (20.69%) Unix
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
7 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) DevOps
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Configuration Management
3 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (34.48%) Service Management
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 6 (20.69%) Coaching
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
7 5 (17.24%) Change Control
8 4 (13.79%) Change Management
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
9 3 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (10.34%) System Testing
10 2 (6.90%) OWASP
10 2 (6.90%) Personalization
10 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) HNC
4 2 (6.90%) CISA
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP
4 2 (6.90%) CSSLP
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) RHCE
5 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) OCA
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) vCloud
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.34%) BitLocker
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) Docker
6 1 (3.45%) NFS
6 1 (3.45%) Postfix
6 1 (3.45%) Samba
6 1 (3.45%) Squid
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) Ansible
2 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 7 (24.14%) ZABBIX
3 6 (20.69%) Dollar Universe
3 6 (20.69%) FortiGate
3 6 (20.69%) Forum Sentry
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (10.34%) Terraform
5 2 (6.90%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (6.90%) SCOM
6 1 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (3.45%) Kibana
6 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.45%) logstash
6 1 (3.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 10 (34.48%) Atlassian
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) Citrix
4 8 (27.59%) Palo Alto
5 6 (20.69%) AlienVault
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco
5 6 (20.69%) Juniper
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 6 (20.69%) TIBCO
6 2 (6.90%) AppSense
6 2 (6.90%) CommVault
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Sonatype
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