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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 575 558 536
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 56 49 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 18
Median daily rate £285 £330 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -14.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £110 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £263 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 3
Median hourly rate £22.25 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.54% +3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+61.29% +3.33%
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
41428 41257 37860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.98% 79.94% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27601 27254 23966
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1077 1095
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 - 20 £263 -
South East -8 16 £450 +69.01% 1
London -15 10 £150 -72.72%
East of England +23 4 £250 -
South West +9 4 £700 +536.36%
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
North West - 1 £750 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £750 -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 54 (65.06%) Windows
2 45 (54.22%) SCCM
3 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
4 32 (38.55%) Active Directory
5 31 (37.35%) Citrix
6 27 (32.53%) Security Cleared
6 27 (32.53%) PowerShell
7 25 (30.12%) Software Delivery
7 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
8 24 (28.92%) Windows 7
8 24 (28.92%) SQL
8 24 (28.92%) DNS
9 23 (27.71%) Microsoft App-V
9 23 (27.71%) XenApp
10 22 (26.51%) XenDesktop
10 22 (26.51%) VMware
11 20 (24.10%) HP
11 20 (24.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
12 19 (22.89%) DHCP
13 18 (21.69%) VBScript
13 18 (21.69%) MSI
13 18 (21.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 18 (21.69%) AppSense
13 18 (21.69%) Patch Management
14 17 (20.48%) XenServer
14 17 (20.48%) Degree
14 17 (20.48%) VB
14 17 (20.48%) T-SQL
14 17 (20.48%) Linux

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 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) GitHub
2 2 (2.41%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (28.92%) DNS
2 19 (22.89%) DHCP
3 8 (9.64%) SAN
4 7 (8.43%) SMS
5 5 (6.02%) IPsec
5 5 (6.02%) NAS
6 4 (4.82%) Firewall
7 3 (3.61%) HTTP
7 3 (3.61%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.20%) Broadband
8 1 (1.20%) Internet
8 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.20%) VPN
8 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) MySQL
2 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) MSI
2 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.20%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) French Language
4 1 (1.20%) German Language
4 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (8.43%) SCCM Engineer
2 6 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) Architect
3 5 (6.02%) Design Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
4 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support
4 4 (4.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (4.82%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (4.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (3.61%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (3.61%) Analyst
5 3 (3.61%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (3.61%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (3.61%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (2.41%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (2.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Cloud Native
3 5 (6.02%) Clustering
3 5 (6.02%) Device Driver
3 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.41%) BYOD
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (65.06%) Windows
2 25 (30.12%) Windows Server
3 24 (28.92%) Windows 7
4 17 (20.48%) Linux
5 12 (14.46%) Windows XP
6 10 (12.05%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.43%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.02%) Mac OS X
8 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.02%) Solaris
9 4 (4.82%) Android
9 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.82%) SUSE
10 3 (3.61%) Unix
11 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
11 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Software Delivery
2 18 (21.69%) Patch Management
3 15 (18.07%) ITIL
4 14 (16.87%) Configuration Management
5 12 (14.46%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (10.84%) Release Management
6 9 (10.84%) Software Deployment
7 7 (8.43%) Coaching
7 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.02%) Analytics
8 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (6.02%) Project Management
8 5 (6.02%) Server Building
8 5 (6.02%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (6.02%) Use Case
8 5 (6.02%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (4.82%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.82%) High Availability
10 2 (2.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.53%) PowerShell
2 24 (28.92%) SQL
3 18 (21.69%) VBScript
4 17 (20.48%) T-SQL
4 17 (20.48%) VB
5 10 (12.05%) Python
6 7 (8.43%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.23%) Perl
8 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) Security Cleared
2 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
3 17 (20.48%) Degree
4 11 (13.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.82%) MCSE
7 3 (3.61%) ACMT
7 3 (3.61%) CCA
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.61%) MCTS
8 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.20%) MCITP
8 1 (1.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (38.55%) Active Directory
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 23 (27.71%) XenApp
3 22 (26.51%) XenDesktop
4 17 (20.48%) XenServer
5 5 (6.02%) BitLocker
5 5 (6.02%) Xen
6 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (4.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (54.22%) SCCM
2 20 (24.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (21.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (9.64%) Tivoli
5 6 (7.23%) WSUS
6 5 (6.02%) Netcool
7 3 (3.61%) Casper Suite
7 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.41%) Puppet
8 2 (2.41%) SCOM
9 1 (1.20%) DameWare
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.20%) OVPA
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 43 (51.81%) Microsoft
2 31 (37.35%) Citrix
3 22 (26.51%) VMware
4 20 (24.10%) HP
5 18 (21.69%) AppSense
6 9 (10.84%) Intel Security
7 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.23%) Symantec
8 5 (6.02%) Apple
8 5 (6.02%) Dell
8 5 (6.02%) Veritas
9 4 (4.82%) Google
10 3 (3.61%) Oracle
11 2 (2.41%) BMC
11 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.20%) Borland
12 1 (1.20%) Infor
12 1 (1.20%) Lotus
12 1 (1.20%) Remedy
12 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com