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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 524 497 460
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -37
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 33 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.095% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 25
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£274 £390 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.80% +4.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.46 - £19.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -8 16 £433 +43.56% 1
London +1 14 £250 -58.33% 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Software Distribution
UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 48 (55.17%) Windows
2 43 (49.43%) Security Cleared
3 33 (37.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 29 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 26 (29.89%) SCCM
6 23 (26.44%) HP
7 22 (25.29%) PowerShell
8 21 (24.14%) SMS
9 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
9 20 (22.99%) Windows 7
9 20 (22.99%) Software Deployment
10 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
10 18 (20.69%) McAfee
11 16 (18.39%) ITIL
11 16 (18.39%) VBScript
12 14 (16.09%) DV Cleared
13 13 (14.94%) Citrix
13 13 (14.94%) Finance
13 13 (14.94%) Migration
14 12 (13.79%) VMware
15 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
16 10 (11.49%) Service Delivery
17 9 (10.34%) Handset
17 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
18 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
18 8 (9.20%) Remedy
19 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
19 7 (8.05%) Project Management

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.60%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.15%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Office
2 4 (4.60%) MS Project
2 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (24.14%) SMS
2 4 (4.60%) DNS
2 4 (4.60%) SAN
3 3 (3.45%) LDAP
4 2 (2.30%) NAS
4 2 (2.30%) Internet
4 2 (2.30%) IPsec
5 1 (1.15%) DHCP
5 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) StarTeam
1 4 (4.60%) MSI
2 3 (3.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (3.45%) Cantonese Language
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Law
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 11 (12.64%) Analyst
2 10 (11.49%) Support Analyst
3 7 (8.05%) Desktop Support
3 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
5 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (4.60%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (4.60%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (4.60%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (3.45%) Deskside Support
6 3 (3.45%) Deskside Analyst
6 3 (3.45%) Deskside Support Analyst
6 3 (3.45%) Administrator
6 3 (3.45%) Applications Packager
6 3 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.45%) Architect
6 3 (3.45%) Software Packager
7 2 (2.30%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (2.30%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.90%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.30%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.15%) JSP
3 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Handset
2 4 (4.60%) Clustering
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) FMCG
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 48 (55.17%) Windows
2 20 (22.99%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.05%) Linux
6 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.30%) UNIX
9 2 (2.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Software Deployment
2 16 (18.39%) ITIL
3 13 (14.94%) Migration
4 10 (11.49%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.05%) Project Management
7 6 (6.90%) Security Management
8 5 (5.75%) Service Management
9 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.60%) Security Architecture
9 4 (4.60%) Matrix Management
9 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.45%) Release Management
10 3 (3.45%) ITIL V3
11 2 (2.30%) Line Management
11 2 (2.30%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.30%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (18.39%) VBScript
3 5 (5.75%) SQL
4 3 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (49.43%) Security Cleared
2 29 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) SLA
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 20 (22.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.05%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.05%) XenApp
4 6 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (5.75%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.60%) vSphere
7 3 (3.45%) Firmware
8 2 (2.30%) XenServer
8 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (37.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 26 (29.89%) SCCM
3 4 (4.60%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 2 (2.30%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.30%) Netcool
5 1 (1.15%) WSUS
5 1 (1.15%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) HP
2 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.69%) McAfee
3 13 (14.94%) Citrix
4 12 (13.79%) VMware
5 8 (9.20%) Remedy
6 4 (4.60%) IBM
6 4 (4.60%) Borland
7 2 (2.30%) Splunk
7 2 (2.30%) RightFax
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco
7 2 (2.30%) Veritas
7 2 (2.30%) Reuters
7 2 (2.30%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.30%) BMC
7 2 (2.30%) Intel
7 2 (2.30%) Wyse
7 2 (2.30%) Altiris
8 1 (1.15%) Juniper
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