The first table below looks at the demand for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 505 476 474
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 57 78 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 44 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £135 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.84% -26.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36713 34180 37700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.32% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23128 21211 22153
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 983 1363
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £13.47 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Distribution
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Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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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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
South East -18 31 £350 +112.12% 4
London -16 6 £500 +39.86%
West Midlands -18 5 £275 -
Yorkshire +7 3 - -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 81 (64.29%) Windows
2 58 (46.03%) Security Cleared
3 51 (40.48%) SCCM
4 45 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 36 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 36 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 34 (26.98%) Active Directory
7 33 (26.19%) PowerShell
8 28 (22.22%) Windows XP
8 28 (22.22%) ITIL
9 27 (21.43%) Citrix
9 27 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 22 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (15.87%) MS Office
11 20 (15.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 20 (15.87%) DV Cleared
12 17 (13.49%) Software Deployment
13 16 (12.70%) SMS
13 16 (12.70%) JSP
13 16 (12.70%) MSI
13 16 (12.70%) Compatibility Testing
14 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (11.90%) HP
15 14 (11.11%) McAfee
15 14 (11.11%) VB
15 14 (11.11%) ITIL V3
16 13 (10.32%) Application Packaging
16 13 (10.32%) VBScript
16 13 (10.32%) Project Management
16 13 (10.32%) Telecoms

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.17%) IIS
3 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (15.87%) MS Office
2 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.79%) Vectorworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.70%) SMS
2 12 (9.52%) DNS
3 7 (5.56%) LAN
4 6 (4.76%) Internet
5 4 (3.17%) WAN
6 3 (2.38%) SAN
6 3 (2.38%) CTI
6 3 (2.38%) Firewall
7 2 (1.59%) MPLS
7 2 (1.59%) VoIP
8 1 (0.79%) DHCP
8 1 (0.79%) Wireless
8 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) MySQL
1 1 (0.79%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (12.70%) MSI
2 11 (8.73%) StarTeam
3 5 (3.97%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (3.97%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.79%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (10.32%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.97%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Law
3 3 (2.38%) Legal
3 3 (2.38%) Publishing
4 2 (1.59%) Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.59%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (1.59%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (13.49%) Analyst
2 15 (11.90%) Applications Packager
3 12 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (8.73%) Build Engineer
5 8 (6.35%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.56%) Administrator
7 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.97%) Consultant
8 5 (3.97%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.17%) SCCM Consultant
9 4 (3.17%) SCCM Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (3.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) JSP
2 13 (10.32%) Application Packaging
3 12 (9.52%) Software Packaging
4 4 (3.17%) DCOM
5 3 (2.38%) ADO
6 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.56%) Firmware
3 4 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.17%) Clustering
3 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.38%) iPhone
4 3 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (0.79%) iSeries
5 1 (0.79%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 81 (64.29%) Windows
2 36 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 28 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 22 (17.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 5 (3.97%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.59%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.79%) AIX
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) ITIL
2 17 (13.49%) Software Deployment
3 16 (12.70%) Compatibility Testing
4 14 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 13 (10.32%) Project Management
6 12 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 11 (8.73%) Service Delivery
7 11 (8.73%) Release Management
8 10 (7.94%) Migration
9 7 (5.56%) Service Management
9 7 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (3.17%) Problem Management
11 4 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (2.38%) Matrix Management
12 3 (2.38%) Requirements Management
12 3 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (2.38%) Security Architecture
12 3 (2.38%) E-Discovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.19%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.11%) VB
3 13 (10.32%) VBScript
4 11 (8.73%) SQL
5 5 (3.97%) C
6 1 (0.79%) Perl
6 1 (0.79%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 58 (46.03%) Security Cleared
2 36 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 20 (15.87%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) MCDST
5 1 (0.79%) MCITP
5 1 (0.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (8.73%) XenApp
4 6 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.97%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.38%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 51 (40.48%) SCCM
2 27 (21.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (8.73%) AppDNA
4 10 (7.94%) WSUS
5 8 (6.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (5.56%) WMI
7 5 (3.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 2 (1.59%) SCOM
10 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.79%) SCSM
10 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.79%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.79%) MOM
10 1 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.43%) Citrix
3 15 (11.90%) HP
4 14 (11.11%) McAfee
5 11 (8.73%) Borland
6 7 (5.56%) VMware
7 5 (3.97%) Symantec
7 5 (3.97%) Lumension
8 3 (2.38%) Remedy
8 3 (2.38%) Apple
8 3 (2.38%) AppSense
8 3 (2.38%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) Intel
9 2 (1.59%) SAP
9 2 (1.59%) Altiris
9 2 (1.59%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.79%) Isilon
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle
10 1 (0.79%) Adobe
10 1 (0.79%) EMC
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