The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 118 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 3 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate - - £193
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £349 £301
% change year-on-year
-62.72% +15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.80 -
% change year-on-year
-15.86% -
Software Distribution
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Distribution across the Berkshire region.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the Berkshire region.

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Distribution
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -8 2 - -
Software Distribution
South East

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Distribution.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (45.45%) Intel Security
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
3 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) InstallShield
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) SMS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Distribution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Patch Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
1 5 (45.45%) Intel Security
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Sophos
2 1 (9.09%) VMware