The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 425 430 431
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 12 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.068% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.082% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £150 £570 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.68% +3.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £270 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.33%
Software Distribution
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19477 19478 19794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.37% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13973 13893 13777
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 217 237
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £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 London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Distribution across the London region.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Histogram in London

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the London region.

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Distribution
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London +35 4 £139 -74.77%
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) SCCM
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
5 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
5 6 (46.15%) ITIL
5 6 (46.15%) Symantec
5 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (46.15%) WSUS
6 5 (38.46%) Xen
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Use Case
6 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (38.46%) XenApp
6 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
6 5 (38.46%) Device Driver
6 5 (38.46%) Python
6 5 (38.46%) HP
6 5 (38.46%) Dell
6 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
6 5 (38.46%) Apple
6 5 (38.46%) BitLocker
6 5 (38.46%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
6 5 (38.46%) Cloud Native
6 5 (38.46%) Virtual Infrastructure

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Design Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Native
1 5 (38.46%) Device Driver
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) BYOD
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows XP
3 7 (53.85%) Windows 8
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (38.46%) Mac OS X
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
6 4 (30.77%) Android
6 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
7 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
1 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (38.46%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (38.46%) Use Case
2 5 (38.46%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) ACMT
2 3 (23.08%) CCA
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) GISP
3 1 (7.69%) MCITP
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) BitLocker
2 5 (38.46%) Xen
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
2 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
3 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) SCCM
2 6 (46.15%) WSUS
3 3 (23.08%) Casper Suite
4 2 (15.38%) SCSM
5 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (7.69%) SCOM
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Symantec
4 5 (38.46%) Apple
4 5 (38.46%) Dell
4 5 (38.46%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) Google
6 2 (15.38%) MobileIron
6 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
7 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
7 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
7 1 (7.69%) Qualys