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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 400 381 373
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 6 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.094% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.12% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £272 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £605 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £210 £400
% change year-on-year
+80.95% -47.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £23.88
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
17519 18244 16755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.23% 78.14% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12262 12918 11637
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 228 225
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 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
City of London +20 4 £286 -32.64%
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) Handset
3 6 (30.00%) SCCM
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Security Management
4 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (15.00%) Software Packaging
6 3 (15.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (10.00%) Line Management
7 2 (10.00%) XenApp
7 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Migration

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (5.00%) Deskside Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Software Packager
3 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Handset
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) NDS
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) vCloud
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Altiris
4 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.00%) Becrypt
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) Mercator