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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 526 512 476
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -36
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 57 53 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 42
Average daily rate
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£519 £275 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.79% -18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £130 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £360 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -8 31 £413 +139.13% 5
London +9 7 £550 +144.44%
Yorkshire - 6 - -
West Midlands -15 2 - -
East of England - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 79 (64.23%) Windows
2 56 (45.53%) Security Cleared
3 44 (35.77%) SCCM
4 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
5 34 (27.64%) Windows 7
6 32 (26.02%) SC Cleared
7 30 (24.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 28 (22.76%) Windows XP
9 27 (21.95%) ITIL
9 27 (21.95%) Active Directory
10 26 (21.14%) PowerShell
11 25 (20.33%) Citrix
12 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (16.26%) MS Office
14 18 (14.63%) DV Cleared
14 18 (14.63%) Software Deployment
15 16 (13.01%) ITIL V3
15 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (13.01%) MSI
15 16 (13.01%) Project Management
15 16 (13.01%) SMS
15 16 (13.01%) HP
16 14 (11.38%) Telecoms
16 14 (11.38%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (11.38%) McAfee
17 13 (10.57%) Configuration Management
17 13 (10.57%) Application Packaging
18 12 (9.76%) Compatibility Testing
18 12 (9.76%) Software Packaging
18 12 (9.76%) JSP

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (6.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (16.26%) MS Office
2 10 (8.13%) MS Project
3 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.81%) Vectorworks
4 1 (0.81%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) SMS
2 12 (9.76%) DNS
3 4 (3.25%) LAN
3 4 (3.25%) SAN
4 3 (2.44%) Internet
5 2 (1.63%) VoIP
5 2 (1.63%) MPLS
6 1 (0.81%) Wireless
6 1 (0.81%) IPsec
6 1 (0.81%) WAN
6 1 (0.81%) DHCP
6 1 (0.81%) NAS
6 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) SQLPlus
1 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) MSI
2 11 (8.94%) StarTeam
3 5 (4.07%) AdminStudio
3 5 (4.07%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.81%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (11.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.07%) Publishing
2 5 (4.07%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (4.07%) Cantonese Language
3 4 (3.25%) Finance
4 3 (2.44%) Law
4 3 (2.44%) Legal
5 2 (1.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (14.63%) Analyst
2 15 (12.20%) Applications Packager
3 11 (8.94%) Build Engineer
4 10 (8.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (6.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (6.50%) Service Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) Administrator
6 7 (5.69%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.88%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (3.25%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) Application Packaging
2 12 (9.76%) Software Packaging
2 12 (9.76%) JSP
3 4 (3.25%) DCOM
4 3 (2.44%) ADO
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Firmware
2 6 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.25%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.44%) Clustering
4 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.44%) iPhone
4 3 (2.44%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) iSeries
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 79 (64.23%) Windows
2 34 (27.64%) Windows 7
3 28 (22.76%) Windows XP
4 22 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Vista
6 5 (4.07%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.81%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
9 1 (0.81%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) ITIL
2 18 (14.63%) Software Deployment
3 16 (13.01%) ITIL V3
3 16 (13.01%) Project Management
4 13 (10.57%) Configuration Management
5 12 (9.76%) Compatibility Testing
6 11 (8.94%) Service Management
6 11 (8.94%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.13%) Migration
8 9 (7.32%) Release Management
9 8 (6.50%) Problem Management
10 7 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.88%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.88%) Matrix Management
12 5 (4.07%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (3.25%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (3.25%) Logistics
13 4 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.14%) PowerShell
2 12 (9.76%) VB
3 10 (8.13%) SQL
3 10 (8.13%) VBScript
4 5 (4.07%) C
5 1 (0.81%) Perl
5 1 (0.81%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 56 (45.53%) Security Cleared
2 32 (26.02%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.63%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) Degree
5 1 (0.81%) MCDST
5 1 (0.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (4.88%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.07%) XenApp
4 5 (4.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.44%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.63%) vSphere
7 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (35.77%) SCCM
2 30 (24.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (6.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (5.69%) WSUS
4 7 (5.69%) AppDNA
5 5 (4.07%) WMI
5 5 (4.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (3.25%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (1.63%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.63%) SCOM
8 1 (0.81%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.81%) MOM
8 1 (0.81%) Netcool
8 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.81%) SCSM
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.33%) Citrix
3 16 (13.01%) HP
4 14 (11.38%) McAfee
5 11 (8.94%) Borland
6 8 (6.50%) VMware
7 5 (4.07%) Symantec
7 5 (4.07%) Lumension
8 4 (3.25%) Remedy
9 3 (2.44%) AppSense
9 3 (2.44%) Apple
10 2 (1.63%) RightFax
10 2 (1.63%) Altiris
10 2 (1.63%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.63%) SAP
10 2 (1.63%) IBM
10 2 (1.63%) Intel
11 1 (0.81%) Adobe
11 1 (0.81%) BMC
11 1 (0.81%) Veritas
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