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 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 577 603 549
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -54
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 42 28 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.054% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.066% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 12
Median daily rate £340 £310 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £110 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £572 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £310 £274
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +13.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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
41617 42188 40741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.44% 81.12% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27749 28067 25866
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1168 1138
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 September 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 26 September 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
North East -8 20 £345 -
South East +17 11 £340 +9.67%
London -6 10 £150 -73.68%
West Midlands - 5 £330 -
South West +12 1 - - 1
East of England +9 1 - -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 62 (65.96%) Windows
2 60 (63.83%) SCCM
3 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
4 40 (42.55%) Security Cleared
5 35 (37.23%) Active Directory
5 35 (37.23%) HP
6 34 (36.17%) SC Cleared
7 33 (35.11%) PowerShell
7 33 (35.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 32 (34.04%) Citrix
9 30 (31.91%) Software Delivery
10 29 (30.85%) Windows Server
11 28 (29.79%) ITIL
11 28 (29.79%) SQL
12 27 (28.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 25 (26.60%) XenApp
13 25 (26.60%) Windows 7
14 24 (25.53%) XenDesktop
14 24 (25.53%) Virtual Environments
15 22 (23.40%) DNS
16 21 (22.34%) VMware
17 20 (21.28%) DHCP
17 20 (21.28%) MSI
18 19 (20.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 19 (20.21%) VBScript
18 19 (20.21%) AppSense
19 18 (19.15%) VB
19 18 (19.15%) T-SQL
19 18 (19.15%) Patch Management
19 18 (19.15%) XenServer

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 (4.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.40%) DNS
2 20 (21.28%) DHCP
3 15 (15.96%) HTTP
3 15 (15.96%) HTTPS
4 12 (12.77%) SMS
5 11 (11.70%) Firewall
6 7 (7.45%) iSCSI
6 7 (7.45%) NAS
6 7 (7.45%) SAN
7 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.13%) Wireless
8 1 (1.06%) Broadband
8 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (21.28%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) French Language
3 2 (2.13%) German Language
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (11.70%) SCCM Engineer
2 6 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (5.32%) Analyst
3 5 (5.32%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (5.32%) Design Engineer
3 5 (5.32%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (5.32%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (4.26%) Architect
4 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
4 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (4.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (3.19%) Consultant
6 2 (2.13%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (2.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (2.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.13%) Systems Architect
6 2 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.13%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (13.83%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.77%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.32%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.32%) Device Driver
5 4 (4.26%) BYOD
6 3 (3.19%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.13%) Reinsurance
7 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (65.96%) Windows
2 29 (30.85%) Windows Server
3 25 (26.60%) Windows 7
4 15 (15.96%) Linux
5 10 (10.64%) Windows 10
6 8 (8.51%) Windows 8
6 8 (8.51%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.26%) Android
8 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
8 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.26%) SUSE
9 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Software Delivery
2 28 (29.79%) ITIL
3 24 (25.53%) Virtual Environments
4 18 (19.15%) Patch Management
5 13 (13.83%) Release Management
5 13 (13.83%) Software Deployment
6 11 (11.70%) Analytics
7 9 (9.57%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.45%) ITSM
8 7 (7.45%) Service Design
9 6 (6.38%) Coaching
9 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.38%) OO
10 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (5.32%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (5.32%) Use Case
10 5 (5.32%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 4 (4.26%) High Availability
12 2 (2.13%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (2.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.11%) PowerShell
2 28 (29.79%) SQL
3 19 (20.21%) VBScript
4 18 (19.15%) T-SQL
4 18 (19.15%) VB
5 16 (17.02%) Python
6 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.45%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.38%) Perl
9 5 (5.32%) Jython
10 4 (4.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (42.55%) Security Cleared
2 34 (36.17%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.96%) Degree
4 13 (13.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.32%) MCSE
8 3 (3.19%) ACMT
8 3 (3.19%) CCA
8 3 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.19%) MCTS
9 1 (1.06%) GISP
9 1 (1.06%) MCITP
9 1 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (37.23%) Active Directory
2 33 (35.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (26.60%) XenApp
4 24 (25.53%) XenDesktop
5 18 (19.15%) XenServer
6 5 (5.32%) BitLocker
6 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (5.32%) Xen
7 4 (4.26%) vSphere
8 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 60 (63.83%) SCCM
2 27 (28.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (20.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (10.64%) WSUS
5 7 (7.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 5 (5.32%) BladeLogic
6 5 (5.32%) Puppet
6 5 (5.32%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.19%) Casper Suite
8 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.13%) OVPA
8 2 (2.13%) SCSM
9 1 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.06%) SCOM
9 1 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.06%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 53 (56.38%) Microsoft
2 35 (37.23%) HP
3 32 (34.04%) Citrix
4 21 (22.34%) VMware
5 19 (20.21%) AppSense
6 13 (13.83%) Intel Security
7 11 (11.70%) Dell
8 9 (9.57%) Symantec
9 7 (7.45%) BMC
9 7 (7.45%) CA
10 6 (6.38%) Apple
11 4 (4.26%) Google
11 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.19%) Oracle
13 2 (2.13%) MobileIron
13 2 (2.13%) ServiceNow
14 1 (1.06%) Infor
14 1 (1.06%) LANDesk
14 1 (1.06%) Qualys
14 1 (1.06%) SAP