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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 123 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 10 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.51% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.68% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £183 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £193 £448
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -56.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.80 - £28.88
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
2008 2061 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.33% 74.54% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1084 617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 64
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £164.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015. 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -2 7 - -
Software Distribution
South East

Software Distribution
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (95.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (90.00%) HP
4 17 (85.00%) SC Cleared
4 17 (85.00%) SMS
4 17 (85.00%) Software Deployment
5 16 (80.00%) McAfee
6 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) Release Management
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (5.00%) SCCM
9 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
9 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
9 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.00%) DNS
9 1 (5.00%) SLA
9 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.00%) Active Directory

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 17 (85.00%) SMS
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (85.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) HP
2 16 (80.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft