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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Distribution
UK / England
Rank 527 582 555
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -27
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 48 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.044% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.053% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 15
Median daily rate £351 £179 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.50% -37.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £122 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £331 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.38 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% -33.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £15.38 £20.80
% change year-on-year
-21.97% -26.05%

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
34320 39574 38070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.84% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22958 26223 24388
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 1079 1034
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +37.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +32 27 £353 +67.85% 3
London +23 11 £413 +226.73%
East of England - 5 £140 -
North East - 2 £390 - 1
South West - 2 £180 -
East Midlands - 1 £525 -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 52 (61.90%) Windows
2 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
3 39 (46.43%) SCCM
4 38 (45.24%) Security Cleared
5 37 (44.05%) Active Directory
6 33 (39.29%) SC Cleared
7 31 (36.90%) ITIL
8 28 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 27 (32.14%) HP
9 27 (32.14%) Windows 7
10 22 (26.19%) PowerShell
10 22 (26.19%) Patch Management
11 21 (25.00%) Linux
12 19 (22.62%) SQL
12 19 (22.62%) Windows Server
13 18 (21.43%) SAN
14 17 (20.24%) Dell
14 17 (20.24%) Citrix
14 17 (20.24%) WSUS
15 16 (19.05%) NAS
15 16 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
15 16 (19.05%) HTTPS
15 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
15 16 (19.05%) HTTP
16 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
16 15 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
16 15 (17.86%) DV Cleared
16 15 (17.86%) Use Case
17 14 (16.67%) Intel Security
18 13 (15.48%) Python

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 4 (4.76%) IIS
1 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.14%) G Suite
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) SAN
2 16 (19.05%) HTTP
2 16 (19.05%) HTTPS
2 16 (19.05%) NAS
3 13 (15.48%) Firewall
4 10 (11.90%) iSCSI
5 9 (10.71%) SMS
6 8 (9.52%) DNS
7 7 (8.33%) LAN
8 6 (7.14%) IPsec
9 5 (5.95%) DHCP
9 5 (5.95%) Internet
10 4 (4.76%) Wireless
11 3 (3.57%) Broadband
11 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
11 3 (3.57%) VoIP
12 2 (2.38%) WAN
13 1 (1.19%) SSL
13 1 (1.19%) VPN
13 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.19%) Cloudera CDH
2 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.19%) Impala
2 1 (1.19%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.38%) Advertising
1 2 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Games
2 1 (1.19%) Legal
2 1 (1.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (13.10%) SCCM Engineer
2 10 (11.90%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) Architect
3 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Applications Architect
4 8 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Operations Technician
9 3 (3.57%) Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Support
9 3 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) Middleware
2 2 (2.38%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) J2EE
3 1 (1.19%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.33%) Cloud Native
3 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.14%) Clustering
5 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.38%) Replication
8 1 (1.19%) BYOD
8 1 (1.19%) Handset
8 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.90%) Windows
2 27 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 21 (25.00%) Linux
4 19 (22.62%) Windows Server
5 11 (13.10%) Windows 10
6 8 (9.52%) Mac OS X
7 7 (8.33%) Android
7 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 7 (8.33%) Ubuntu
8 6 (7.14%) Solaris
8 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.38%) Unix
11 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) ITIL
2 22 (26.19%) Patch Management
3 16 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
4 15 (17.86%) Use Case
5 10 (11.90%) ITSM
5 10 (11.90%) Release Management
5 10 (11.90%) Software Delivery
6 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.71%) Software Deployment
7 8 (9.52%) Migration
7 8 (9.52%) OO
7 8 (9.52%) TOGAF
7 8 (9.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 7 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (8.33%) Service Design
8 7 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (7.14%) Analytics
9 6 (7.14%) Server Building
10 4 (4.76%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) PowerShell
2 19 (22.62%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) Python
4 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.52%) VB
6 7 (8.33%) VBScript
7 5 (5.95%) Jython
8 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.19%) Java
9 1 (1.19%) REXX
9 1 (1.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 38 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 33 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 15 (17.86%) DV Cleared
4 10 (11.90%) Degree
5 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.95%) A+ Certification
6 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.57%) MCSE
8 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.38%) CCA
8 2 (2.38%) MCDST
8 2 (2.38%) MCTS
9 1 (1.19%) ACMT
9 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.19%) MCITP
9 1 (1.19%) MCSA
9 1 (1.19%) OCA
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.19%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.19%) PMO
1 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (44.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (13.10%) XenApp
4 10 (11.90%) XenDesktop
5 7 (8.33%) BitLocker
5 7 (8.33%) Xen
6 3 (3.57%) vSphere
7 2 (2.38%) XenServer
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Flume
8 1 (1.19%) Docker
8 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (46.43%) SCCM
2 28 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (20.24%) WSUS
4 10 (11.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 6 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (7.14%) Netcool
5 6 (7.14%) Puppet
5 6 (7.14%) Tivoli
6 5 (5.95%) BladeLogic
6 5 (5.95%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.57%) Sysprep
7 3 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.38%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (48.81%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.14%) HP
3 17 (20.24%) Citrix
3 17 (20.24%) Dell
4 14 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 12 (14.29%) Symantec
6 9 (10.71%) Apple
6 9 (10.71%) CA
6 9 (10.71%) ServiceNow
7 8 (9.52%) ESRI
7 8 (9.52%) Google
7 8 (9.52%) VMware
8 6 (7.14%) Veritas
9 5 (5.95%) BMC
9 5 (5.95%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.57%) AppSense
10 3 (3.57%) Cisco
10 3 (3.57%) Lotus
10 3 (3.57%) Remedy
11 2 (2.38%) Altiris
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