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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 392 404 366
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -38
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 11 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.070% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £197 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £350 £362
% change year-on-year
-3.92% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.68 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
City of London +7 2 £544 - 1
Enfield - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) SCCM
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
4 5 (21.74%) XenApp
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (21.74%) Banking
4 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
4 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 5 (21.74%) Handset
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) Publishing
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
5 4 (17.39%) Logistics
5 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
6 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
6 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (13.04%) LDAP
6 3 (13.04%) Windows XP

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
2 1 (4.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
1 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Publishing
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Support
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Handset
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Logistics
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Security Management
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.35%) MOF
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) XenApp
3 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
5 2 (8.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) HP
6 2 (8.70%) Intel
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) Wyse
6 2 (8.70%) Altiris
6 2 (8.70%) Splunk
6 2 (8.70%) RightFax
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) Adobe
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee