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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 590 610 542
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -68
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 39 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.085% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 11
Median daily rate £250 £343 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £110 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £571 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £270 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +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
41109 42571 40219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.47% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27368 28203 25368
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 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 1139 1122
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.44 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
London +5 12 £150 -73.68%
North East -13 11 £276 -
South East +8 9 £488 +57.25%
East of England +25 4 £250 -
West Midlands - 2 £225 -
South West +6 1 £650 +490.90% 3
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 51 (64.56%) Windows
2 50 (63.29%) SCCM
3 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
4 32 (40.51%) Citrix
5 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
5 28 (35.44%) PowerShell
6 27 (34.18%) Software Delivery
7 25 (31.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (30.38%) Security Cleared
8 24 (30.38%) XenApp
8 24 (30.38%) Windows 7
9 23 (29.11%) XenDesktop
10 22 (27.85%) Windows Server
10 22 (27.85%) HP
10 22 (27.85%) SQL
11 21 (26.58%) DNS
12 20 (25.32%) MSI
12 20 (25.32%) VMware
13 19 (24.05%) AppSense
13 19 (24.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 19 (24.05%) DHCP
13 19 (24.05%) VBScript
13 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
14 18 (22.78%) XenServer
14 18 (22.78%) Patch Management
14 18 (22.78%) VB
14 18 (22.78%) T-SQL
15 17 (21.52%) ITIL
16 15 (18.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 13 (16.46%) Degree

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 (3.80%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) DNS
2 19 (24.05%) DHCP
3 9 (11.39%) SMS
4 4 (5.06%) Firewall
4 4 (5.06%) SAN
5 3 (3.80%) HTTP
5 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.53%) NAS
6 2 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.27%) Broadband
7 1 (1.27%) IPsec
7 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) MSI
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) French Language
3 2 (2.53%) German Language
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM Engineer
2 6 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (6.33%) Analyst
3 5 (6.33%) Design Engineer
3 5 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (6.33%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Architect
4 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Backup Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Mac Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (2.53%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Cloud Native
3 5 (6.33%) Device Driver
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.06%) BYOD
5 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 51 (64.56%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) Windows 7
3 22 (27.85%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.92%) Linux
5 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
7 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (5.06%) Android
9 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.06%) SUSE
10 3 (3.80%) Unix
11 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Software Delivery
2 18 (22.78%) Patch Management
3 17 (21.52%) ITIL
4 12 (15.19%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (13.92%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.66%) Release Management
6 10 (12.66%) Software Deployment
7 7 (8.86%) Coaching
7 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.33%) Analytics
8 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (6.33%) Project Management
8 5 (6.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (6.33%) Use Case
8 5 (6.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (5.06%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.06%) High Availability
10 2 (2.53%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (2.53%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) PowerShell
2 22 (27.85%) SQL
3 19 (24.05%) VBScript
4 18 (22.78%) T-SQL
4 18 (22.78%) VB
5 11 (13.92%) Python
6 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.59%) Perl
8 4 (5.06%) Java
8 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (30.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.46%) Degree
4 12 (15.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.06%) MCSE
7 3 (3.80%) ACMT
7 3 (3.80%) CCA
7 3 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.80%) MCTS
8 1 (1.27%) GISP
8 1 (1.27%) MCITP
8 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
2 25 (31.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 24 (30.38%) XenApp
4 23 (29.11%) XenDesktop
5 18 (22.78%) XenServer
6 5 (6.33%) BitLocker
6 5 (6.33%) Xen
7 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (5.06%) vSphere
8 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 50 (63.29%) SCCM
2 19 (24.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 15 (18.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (8.86%) WSUS
5 4 (5.06%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.80%) Casper Suite
6 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.53%) OVPA
7 2 (2.53%) SCSM
8 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.27%) Netcool
8 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.27%) SCOM
8 1 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.27%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 43 (54.43%) Microsoft
2 32 (40.51%) Citrix
3 22 (27.85%) HP
4 20 (25.32%) VMware
5 19 (24.05%) AppSense
6 10 (12.66%) Intel Security
7 6 (7.59%) Symantec
8 5 (6.33%) Apple
8 5 (6.33%) Dell
9 4 (5.06%) Google
9 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.80%) Oracle
11 2 (2.53%) BMC
11 2 (2.53%) MobileIron
11 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.27%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.27%) Qualys
12 1 (1.27%) Remedy
12 1 (1.27%) SAP
12 1 (1.27%) Veritas