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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 517 531 500
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 61 38 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.079% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 40
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£550 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £142 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £360 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -56.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -56.92%
Software Distribution
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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
38925 35924 38359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24714 22629 22625
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1022 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% -11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +21 32 £442 +47.84% 6
London +15 12 £550 +88.03% 1
Yorkshire - 6 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 84 (67.20%) Windows
2 60 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 44 (35.20%) SCCM
4 39 (31.20%) Microsoft
5 37 (29.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 36 (28.80%) Windows 7
7 34 (27.20%) SC Cleared
8 29 (23.20%) Windows XP
8 29 (23.20%) ITIL
9 27 (21.60%) Active Directory
10 26 (20.80%) Citrix
10 26 (20.80%) PowerShell
11 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (17.60%) HP
13 21 (16.80%) Software Deployment
14 19 (15.20%) DV Cleared
14 19 (15.20%) MS Office
14 19 (15.20%) SMS
15 17 (13.60%) ITIL V3
16 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (12.80%) MSI
16 16 (12.80%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (12.00%) McAfee
17 15 (12.00%) Project Management
18 14 (11.20%) Configuration Management
18 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
19 13 (10.40%) Application Packaging
20 12 (9.60%) Compatibility Testing
20 12 (9.60%) JSP
20 12 (9.60%) DNS

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.40%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (15.20%) MS Office
2 9 (7.20%) MS Project
2 9 (7.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.80%) Vectorworks
3 1 (0.80%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.20%) SMS
2 12 (9.60%) DNS
3 4 (3.20%) LAN
4 3 (2.40%) SAN
5 2 (1.60%) Internet
5 2 (1.60%) IPsec
5 2 (1.60%) NAS
6 1 (0.80%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.80%) Wireless
6 1 (0.80%) DHCP
6 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.60%) MySQL
1 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.80%) SQLPlus
2 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (12.80%) MSI
2 11 (8.80%) StarTeam
3 3 (2.40%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (2.40%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.80%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.80%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (11.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.00%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (4.00%) Cantonese Language
2 5 (4.00%) Publishing
2 5 (4.00%) Finance
3 4 (3.20%) Legal
4 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.40%) Law
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (12.80%) Analyst
2 13 (10.40%) Applications Packager
3 11 (8.80%) Build Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.40%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.40%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (5.60%) Administrator
7 6 (4.80%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.80%) Desktop Support
7 6 (4.80%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Windows Administrator
8 5 (4.00%) Architect
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.40%) Application Packaging
2 12 (9.60%) JSP
3 10 (8.00%) Software Packaging
4 4 (3.20%) DCOM
5 3 (2.40%) ADO
6 1 (0.80%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Firmware
2 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.20%) Clustering
5 3 (2.40%) iPad
5 3 (2.40%) iPhone
5 3 (2.40%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.80%) User Experience
7 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) iSeries
7 1 (0.80%) Handset
7 1 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (67.20%) Windows
2 36 (28.80%) Windows 7
3 29 (23.20%) Windows XP
4 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 5 (4.00%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.20%) Linux
8 2 (1.60%) UNIX
8 2 (1.60%) Solaris
8 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.80%) AIX
9 1 (0.80%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.20%) ITIL
2 21 (16.80%) Software Deployment
3 17 (13.60%) ITIL V3
4 15 (12.00%) Project Management
5 14 (11.20%) Configuration Management
6 12 (9.60%) Compatibility Testing
7 11 (8.80%) Service Management
7 11 (8.80%) Service Delivery
8 10 (8.00%) Migration
9 8 (6.40%) Release Management
9 8 (6.40%) Problem Management
10 7 (5.60%) Security Architecture
10 7 (5.60%) Matrix Management
11 5 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.00%) Business Continuity
12 4 (3.20%) Logistics
12 4 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.80%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.80%) VBScript
3 10 (8.00%) VB
3 10 (8.00%) SQL
4 4 (3.20%) C
5 1 (0.80%) Winbatch
5 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (27.20%) SC Cleared
3 19 (15.20%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.80%) MCDST
5 1 (0.80%) MCITP
5 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.20%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (21.60%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (6.40%) XenDesktop
4 7 (5.60%) XenApp
5 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (2.40%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.60%) XenServer
8 2 (1.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (35.20%) SCCM
2 37 (29.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (5.60%) AppDNA
3 7 (5.60%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (4.80%) WSUS
5 5 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (4.00%) WMI
6 2 (1.60%) Netcool
6 2 (1.60%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.80%) SCOM
7 1 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (31.20%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.80%) Citrix
3 22 (17.60%) HP
4 15 (12.00%) McAfee
5 11 (8.80%) Borland
6 9 (7.20%) VMware
7 5 (4.00%) Lumension
7 5 (4.00%) Symantec
7 5 (4.00%) Remedy
8 4 (3.20%) IBM
8 4 (3.20%) Altiris
9 3 (2.40%) AppSense
9 3 (2.40%) Apple
10 2 (1.60%) SAP
10 2 (1.60%) Oracle
10 2 (1.60%) Veritas
10 2 (1.60%) Intel
10 2 (1.60%) Adobe
10 2 (1.60%) Cisco
10 2 (1.60%) Wyse
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