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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 532 505 497
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 48 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 21
Average daily rate
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£433 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £130 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £425 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £291 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £15.84 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.15%
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
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -15 21 £320 -13.51% 6
London -9 15 £513 +70.83% 3
East Midlands - 5 - -
Yorkshire -9 2 - - 1
North West - 1 £213 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 62 (61.39%) Windows
2 52 (51.49%) Security Cleared
3 36 (35.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 34 (33.66%) SC Cleared
5 33 (32.67%) SCCM
5 33 (32.67%) Windows 7
6 27 (26.73%) PowerShell
7 24 (23.76%) Software Deployment
7 24 (23.76%) HP
8 23 (22.77%) ITIL
9 22 (21.78%) SMS
10 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
11 20 (19.80%) McAfee
12 19 (18.81%) Citrix
13 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
14 14 (13.86%) VBScript
14 14 (13.86%) Migration
15 13 (12.87%) Telecoms
15 13 (12.87%) ITIL V3
16 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (10.89%) JSP
17 11 (10.89%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (10.89%) Compatibility Testing
18 10 (9.90%) DV Cleared
18 10 (9.90%) Finance
18 10 (9.90%) Microsoft App-V
18 10 (9.90%) Windows XP
18 10 (9.90%) Remedy
18 10 (9.90%) MSI
19 8 (7.92%) Configuration Management

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.96%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Office
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.99%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.78%) SMS
2 5 (4.95%) DNS
3 3 (2.97%) SAN
3 3 (2.97%) LDAP
4 2 (1.98%) Internet
4 2 (1.98%) IPsec
4 2 (1.98%) NAS
5 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) MySQL
1 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
2 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) MSI
2 6 (5.94%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (12.87%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.90%) Finance
3 5 (4.95%) Mandarin Language
3 5 (4.95%) Cantonese Language
4 4 (3.96%) Publishing
4 4 (3.96%) Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (10.89%) Analyst
2 10 (9.90%) Project Manager
3 9 (8.91%) Support Analyst
4 7 (6.93%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (5.94%) Applications Packager
5 6 (5.94%) Desktop Support
5 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (5.94%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 5 (4.95%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Build Engineer
7 4 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.96%) Administrator
8 3 (2.97%) Architect
9 2 (1.98%) Deskside Support
9 2 (1.98%) Deskside Analyst
9 2 (1.98%) Deskside Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) JSP
2 5 (4.95%) Software Packaging
3 4 (3.96%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Clustering
2 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) Handset
3 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) User Experience
4 1 (0.99%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 62 (61.39%) Windows
2 33 (32.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (9.90%) Windows XP
5 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.95%) Linux
7 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000
8 3 (2.97%) Windows Vista
8 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.98%) UNIX
9 2 (1.98%) Solaris
10 1 (0.99%) AIX
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) Software Deployment
2 23 (22.77%) ITIL
3 14 (13.86%) Migration
4 13 (12.87%) ITIL V3
5 11 (10.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (10.89%) Compatibility Testing
6 8 (7.92%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.93%) Project Management
8 6 (5.94%) Release Management
9 5 (4.95%) Service Management
9 5 (4.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (3.96%) Logistics
10 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.96%) Matrix Management
10 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.96%) Security Architecture
11 3 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.98%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.98%) Mobile Device Management
12 2 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.73%) PowerShell
2 14 (13.86%) VBScript
3 4 (3.96%) SQL
4 1 (0.99%) Perl
4 1 (0.99%) VB
4 1 (0.99%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 52 (51.49%) Security Cleared
2 34 (33.66%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) MCSE
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (5.94%) Firmware
3 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.94%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.95%) XenApp
4 5 (4.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.97%) vSphere
7 2 (1.98%) XenServer
7 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (35.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 33 (32.67%) SCCM
3 6 (5.94%) AppDNA
3 6 (5.94%) WSUS
4 5 (4.95%) Tivoli
4 5 (4.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.98%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.98%) Netcool
5 2 (1.98%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (0.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.99%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) HP
2 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
3 20 (19.80%) McAfee
4 19 (18.81%) Citrix
5 10 (9.90%) Remedy
6 7 (6.93%) VMware
7 6 (5.94%) Borland
8 5 (4.95%) Symantec
8 5 (4.95%) Lumension
9 4 (3.96%) IBM
10 3 (2.97%) Apple
11 2 (1.98%) Wyse
11 2 (1.98%) Veritas
11 2 (1.98%) Intel
11 2 (1.98%) Oracle
11 2 (1.98%) SAP
11 2 (1.98%) Cisco
11 2 (1.98%) RightFax
11 2 (1.98%) Altiris
11 2 (1.98%) Splunk
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