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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 529 496 474
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -22
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 35 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.11% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 20
Average daily rate
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£288 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £411
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -26.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £23.13 - £21.95
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.27 - £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.99 - £42.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.80 - £28.88
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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -37 17 £415 +115.58%
London -14 16 £250 -44.44% 1
East of England - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 43 (54.43%) Windows
2 39 (49.37%) Security Cleared
3 32 (40.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 23 (29.11%) SCCM
4 23 (29.11%) SC Cleared
5 22 (27.85%) HP
6 21 (26.58%) Active Directory
6 21 (26.58%) SMS
7 20 (25.32%) DV Cleared
8 19 (24.05%) Software Deployment
9 18 (22.78%) Windows 7
9 18 (22.78%) PowerShell
9 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
10 17 (21.52%) McAfee
11 15 (18.99%) VBScript
12 14 (17.72%) Finance
13 13 (16.46%) Citrix
14 12 (15.19%) Migration
15 11 (13.92%) VMware
15 11 (13.92%) ITIL
16 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
16 10 (12.66%) Windows XP
16 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
16 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (11.39%) Handset
17 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
18 8 (10.13%) Linux
18 8 (10.13%) Banking
18 8 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Office
2 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.27%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) SMS
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.33%) SAN
3 3 (3.80%) LDAP
3 3 (3.80%) IPsec
3 3 (3.80%) NAS
4 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.27%) DHCP
5 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.27%) Internet
5 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.80%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.80%) MSI
3 1 (1.27%) InstallShield
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Law
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.27%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (1.27%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (12.66%) Analyst
2 8 (10.13%) Support Analyst
3 6 (7.59%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support
5 3 (3.80%) Architect
5 3 (3.80%) Deskside Support
5 3 (3.80%) Deskside Analyst
5 3 (3.80%) Deskside Support Analyst
5 3 (3.80%) Software Packager
6 2 (2.53%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Build Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (2.53%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Applications Packager
6 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (2.53%) Senior Manager
6 2 (2.53%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.80%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Handset
2 3 (3.80%) Clustering
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.27%) FMCG
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 43 (54.43%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.66%) Windows XP
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.13%) Linux
6 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.80%) Solaris
9 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Software Deployment
2 12 (15.19%) Migration
3 11 (13.92%) ITIL
4 10 (12.66%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.59%) Security Management
7 4 (5.06%) Project Management
8 2 (2.53%) Change Management
8 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.53%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.53%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.53%) Release Management
8 2 (2.53%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.53%) Line Management
9 1 (1.27%) Performance Engineering
9 1 (1.27%) Test Planning
9 1 (1.27%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) PowerShell
2 15 (18.99%) VBScript
3 6 (7.59%) SQL
4 3 (3.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (49.37%) Security Cleared
2 23 (29.11%) SC Cleared
3 20 (25.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 21 (26.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.59%) XenApp
4 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.80%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.53%) vSphere
6 2 (2.53%) XenServer
7 1 (1.27%) NDS
7 1 (1.27%) Firmware
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (40.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 23 (29.11%) SCCM
3 5 (6.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.80%) Netcool
5 2 (2.53%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.27%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) HP
2 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.52%) McAfee
4 13 (16.46%) Citrix
5 11 (13.92%) VMware
6 7 (8.86%) Remedy
7 4 (5.06%) Borland
8 3 (3.80%) Veritas
8 3 (3.80%) Altiris
9 2 (2.53%) Splunk
9 2 (2.53%) IBM
9 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.53%) Wyse
9 2 (2.53%) Reuters
9 2 (2.53%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.27%) Mercator
10 1 (1.27%) Juniper
10 1 (1.27%) BMC
10 1 (1.27%) NetApp
10 1 (1.27%) Adobe