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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 570 582 586
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 38 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.073% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.089% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 11
Median daily rate £350 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £129 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £304
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +31.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £16.38 £15.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.64 -
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -
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
38448 41356 40657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.89% 81.37% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25745 27258 26863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 1230 1164
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.38% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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
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 2 December 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 - 21 £340 -
London -6 10 £450 -10.00% 2
South East +11 5 £340 +154.20%
West Midlands - 3 £340 -
South West +9 2 - -
East Midlands -9 2 £135 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 58 (77.33%) Windows
2 47 (62.67%) SCCM
3 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
4 38 (50.67%) HP
5 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
6 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
7 32 (42.67%) SC Cleared
7 32 (42.67%) ITIL
8 30 (40.00%) PowerShell
9 29 (38.67%) Citrix
10 25 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 22 (29.33%) XenApp
11 22 (29.33%) XenDesktop
11 22 (29.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 21 (28.00%) Windows Server
13 20 (26.67%) Patch Management
13 20 (26.67%) Python
13 20 (26.67%) SQL
13 20 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (25.33%) Software Delivery
15 18 (24.00%) WSUS
16 17 (22.67%) Dell
17 16 (21.33%) Symantec
17 16 (21.33%) Linux
17 16 (21.33%) Virtual Environments
18 15 (20.00%) HTTP
18 15 (20.00%) HTTPS
19 13 (17.33%) DNS
19 13 (17.33%) DHCP
19 13 (17.33%) Apple

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 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) G Suite
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) HTTP
1 15 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 13 (17.33%) DHCP
2 13 (17.33%) DNS
2 13 (17.33%) Firewall
3 10 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 10 (13.33%) NAS
3 10 (13.33%) SAN
3 10 (13.33%) SMS
4 2 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.67%) Wireless
5 1 (1.33%) Broadband
5 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) VoIP
5 1 (1.33%) VPN
5 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) French Language
3 2 (2.67%) German Language
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (14.67%) Design Engineer
2 7 (9.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 6 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.33%) Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Mac Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.67%) Automation Consultant
7 2 (2.67%) Consultant
7 2 (2.67%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (2.67%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.67%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.33%) COM
2 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Cloud Native
1 11 (14.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.67%) BYOD
5 2 (2.67%) Reinsurance
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.33%) Handset
6 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 58 (77.33%) Windows
2 25 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 21 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 16 (21.33%) Linux
5 13 (17.33%) Windows 10
6 12 (16.00%) Mac OS X
7 10 (13.33%) Android
7 10 (13.33%) Apple iOS
8 9 (12.00%) Windows XP
9 8 (10.67%) Ubuntu
9 8 (10.67%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.00%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.67%) SUSE
12 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) ITIL
2 20 (26.67%) Patch Management
3 19 (25.33%) Software Delivery
4 16 (21.33%) Virtual Environments
5 11 (14.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (14.67%) Release Management
5 11 (14.67%) Software Deployment
5 11 (14.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 11 (14.67%) Use Case
5 11 (14.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 10 (13.33%) ITSM
7 8 (10.67%) OO
8 7 (9.33%) Service Design
9 6 (8.00%) Analytics
10 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.00%) Application Packaging
11 3 (4.00%) Change Management
11 3 (4.00%) Migration
11 3 (4.00%) Project Management
12 2 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 20 (26.67%) Python
2 20 (26.67%) SQL
3 12 (16.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.00%) VB
4 11 (14.67%) VBScript
5 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.67%) Jython
7 2 (2.67%) Java
7 2 (2.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (42.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.67%) Degree
3 11 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (9.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (9.33%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.33%) MCSE
5 5 (6.67%) CCA
5 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.33%) ACMT
6 4 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (5.33%) MCTS
7 2 (2.67%) MCITP
8 1 (1.33%) GISP
8 1 (1.33%) MCDST
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.33%) MCSA
8 1 (1.33%) OCA
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (29.33%) XenApp
2 22 (29.33%) XenDesktop
3 20 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (14.67%) BitLocker
4 11 (14.67%) Xen
5 10 (13.33%) XenServer
6 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.00%) vSphere
7 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 47 (62.67%) SCCM
2 22 (29.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (24.00%) WSUS
4 10 (13.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 10 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (6.67%) BladeLogic
5 5 (6.67%) Casper Suite
5 5 (6.67%) Puppet
5 5 (6.67%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.67%) OVPA
6 2 (2.67%) SCSM
6 2 (2.67%) Sysprep
7 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (50.67%) HP
3 29 (38.67%) Citrix
4 17 (22.67%) Dell
5 16 (21.33%) Symantec
6 13 (17.33%) Apple
7 11 (14.67%) Intel Security
7 11 (14.67%) VMware
8 10 (13.33%) AppSense
8 10 (13.33%) Google
9 9 (12.00%) CA
10 8 (10.67%) ServiceNow
11 5 (6.67%) BMC
12 3 (4.00%) LANDesk
12 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.67%) MobileIron
14 1 (1.33%) Infor
14 1 (1.33%) Qualys
14 1 (1.33%) Remedy
14 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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