The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 600 583 523
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -60
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 31 27 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.053% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.067% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 37
Median daily rate £310 £360 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.81% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £234 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £443 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +80.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £17.45 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.63% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.63% -
Software Distribution
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41645 40103 38723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.12% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27844 25420 24585
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 911 1177 1144
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Software Distribution as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Software Distribution Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software Distribution
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East -3 15 £375 +4.16% 3
North East - 10 £263 - 1
West Midlands -13 2 - -
North West - 2 - - 2
London -16 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution 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 England region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 32 (61.54%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
3 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 21 (40.38%) SCCM
5 17 (32.69%) Windows 7
6 15 (28.85%) Citrix
6 15 (28.85%) Windows XP
7 14 (26.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
7 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 13 (25.00%) ITIL
8 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 12 (23.08%) DNS
10 11 (21.15%) SQL
11 10 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (19.23%) Software Delivery
12 9 (17.31%) Patch Management
12 9 (17.31%) VMware
12 9 (17.31%) Degree
12 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
12 9 (17.31%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (15.38%) SAN
13 8 (15.38%) Lotus
13 8 (15.38%) Acrobat
13 8 (15.38%) Internet
13 8 (15.38%) Tivoli
13 8 (15.38%) DameWare
13 8 (15.38%) Linux
13 8 (15.38%) IBM Notes
13 8 (15.38%) Adobe

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 8 (15.38%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Acrobat
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) GitHub
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) DNS
2 8 (15.38%) DHCP
2 8 (15.38%) Internet
2 8 (15.38%) SAN
2 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.38%) VPN
3 5 (9.62%) IPsec
3 5 (9.62%) NAS
4 3 (5.77%) Firewall
5 2 (3.85%) HTTP
5 2 (3.85%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.85%) SMS
6 1 (1.92%) Broadband
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MSI
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
1 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
2 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (13.46%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
3 5 (9.62%) SCCM Engineer
3 5 (9.62%) Service Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Technical Services Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) IT Support
5 3 (5.77%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) BYOD
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (61.54%) Windows
2 17 (32.69%) Windows 7
3 15 (28.85%) Windows XP
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (15.38%) Linux
6 5 (9.62%) Solaris
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.85%) Android
8 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.92%) SUSE
9 1 (1.92%) Unix
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
2 13 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (19.23%) Software Delivery
4 9 (17.31%) Patch Management
5 8 (15.38%) Change Control
5 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 8 (15.38%) Release Management
6 5 (9.62%) Coaching
6 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Server Building
7 3 (5.77%) Analytics
7 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.77%) Software Deployment
8 2 (3.85%) DevOps
8 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.85%) Migration
8 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.92%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 6 (11.54%) VB
3 6 (11.54%) VBScript
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (13.46%) XenApp
4 6 (11.54%) XenDesktop
4 6 (11.54%) XenServer
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (40.38%) SCCM
2 14 (26.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (15.38%) DameWare
3 8 (15.38%) Tivoli
4 7 (13.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (9.62%) Netcool
6 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.85%) Puppet
8 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (48.08%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) Citrix
3 9 (17.31%) VMware
4 8 (15.38%) Adobe
4 8 (15.38%) Lotus
4 8 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
5 7 (13.46%) AppSense
6 6 (11.54%) HP
7 5 (9.62%) Veritas
8 4 (7.69%) Intel Security
9 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.85%) Borland
11 1 (1.92%) Dell
11 1 (1.92%) Remedy
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