Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 October 2018 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.19% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Somerset median daily rate £180 - -
South West median daily rate £280 £425 £300
% change year-on-year -34.12% +41.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 187 145 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 35.96% 30.59% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 104 89
Somerset median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £288 £234
90th Percentile £538 £486 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Somerset median hourly rate - £52.50 £46.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% +9.65%
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £38.13
% change year-on-year -1.11% +18.03% -10.29%

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in Somerset

Software Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Packaging in Somerset

Software Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Bridgwater - 1 £180 -
Software Packaging
South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Software Audit

Software Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix