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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 549 512 469
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -43
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 43 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 39
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£400 £282 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.84% +2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £210 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £490 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £216 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.04% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.00 £16.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £22.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- -36.84%
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
39455 37165 33497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.65% 76.32% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25919 23647 20610
Average daily rate £415 £408 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 1127 1015
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.98 £31.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -15.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 -24 19 £170 -42.37% 2
London -1 18 £550 +76.00% 2
West Midlands -8 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
East of England -1 1 - -
Yorkshire -14 1 £400 -
Software Distribution
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Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 51 (68.00%) Windows
2 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 36 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (32.00%) Windows XP
5 23 (30.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 23 (30.67%) SC Cleared
6 18 (24.00%) Citrix
7 17 (22.67%) DV Cleared
7 17 (22.67%) SCCM
8 16 (21.33%) Data Centre
8 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (20.00%) Software Delivery
10 14 (18.67%) Management Information System
11 13 (17.33%) McAfee
11 13 (17.33%) HP
11 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
11 13 (17.33%) DNS
11 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
12 12 (16.00%) Software Deployment
12 12 (16.00%) SMS
13 11 (14.67%) VMware
14 10 (13.33%) MS Office
14 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
14 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
15 9 (12.00%) Becrypt
15 9 (12.00%) Internet

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.33%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) DNS
2 12 (16.00%) SMS
3 9 (12.00%) DHCP
3 9 (12.00%) Internet
4 8 (10.67%) NAS
5 7 (9.33%) SAN
6 6 (8.00%) Wireless
6 6 (8.00%) IPsec
7 3 (4.00%) Firewall
8 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (2.67%) MSI
3 1 (1.33%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Front Office
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (10.67%) Integration Engineer
2 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) Analyst
4 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) IT Support
5 3 (4.00%) Consultant
5 3 (4.00%) Architect
5 3 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (2.67%) Administrator
6 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.67%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) Middleware
3 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (18.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.33%) Clustering
5 6 (8.00%) Blackberry
6 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.33%) Handset
8 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 51 (68.00%) Windows
2 24 (32.00%) Windows XP
3 16 (21.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
6 9 (12.00%) Linux
7 7 (9.33%) Solaris
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (8.00%) Windows Vista
9 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.00%) Android
10 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.33%) UNIX
11 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 12 (16.00%) Software Deployment
3 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.67%) ITIL
4 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.00%) Server Building
6 5 (6.67%) Line Management
6 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.33%) Security Management
7 4 (5.33%) Migration
7 4 (5.33%) Project Management
7 4 (5.33%) ERP
7 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (5.33%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.00%) Release Management
8 3 (4.00%) ITSM
9 2 (2.67%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.67%) Change Management
9 2 (2.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.67%) Java
4 3 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.33%) VB
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (30.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (22.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (2.67%) MCSE
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.67%) PMP
5 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.33%) MOS
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (8.00%) XenApp
3 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.33%) vSphere
5 3 (4.00%) NDS
6 1 (1.33%) NFS
6 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.33%) vCloud
6 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (30.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (22.67%) SCCM
3 8 (10.67%) Tivoli
4 6 (8.00%) Netcool
5 4 (5.33%) SCOM
6 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.33%) WMI
7 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.33%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.00%) Citrix
3 13 (17.33%) HP
3 13 (17.33%) McAfee
4 11 (14.67%) VMware
5 9 (12.00%) Becrypt
6 6 (8.00%) Veritas
7 5 (6.67%) Oracle
8 4 (5.33%) Hyperion
8 4 (5.33%) Apple
9 3 (4.00%) Google
9 3 (4.00%) Borland
10 2 (2.67%) AppSense
10 2 (2.67%) Splunk
11 1 (1.33%) RightFax
11 1 (1.33%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.33%) Mercator
11 1 (1.33%) Remedy
11 1 (1.33%) Altiris
11 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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