The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 393 389 384
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 8 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.097% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £112 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £414 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £345
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -20.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-36.84% -26.92%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18140 18533 19452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.93% 76.45% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12691 12878 12909
Average daily rate £442 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 264 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Distribution
England

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 July 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 July 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 +24 2 £450 +18.42%
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) SCCM
4 11 (39.29%) Citrix
5 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) Client/Server
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) VBScript
9 5 (17.86%) VB
9 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (17.86%) ITIL
9 5 (17.86%) Internet
9 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
10 4 (14.29%) XenApp
10 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) WSUS
10 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 4 (14.29%) IIS
10 4 (14.29%) MS Office
10 4 (14.29%) Finance
10 4 (14.29%) Clustering
11 3 (10.71%) Law
11 3 (10.71%) Publishing
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (10.71%) Firewall
11 3 (10.71%) LAN
11 3 (10.71%) WAN

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
3 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (3.57%) Vectorworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (10.71%) WAN
2 3 (10.71%) CTI
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MSI
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Law
2 3 (10.71%) Publishing
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Packager
5 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.57%) PC Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) PC Support
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.71%) iPhone
3 3 (10.71%) iPad
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Project Management
2 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
2 3 (10.71%) Document Management
2 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
2 3 (10.71%) E-Discovery
3 2 (7.14%) Release Management
3 2 (7.14%) Logistics
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.57%) Security Management
4 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.57%) Use Case
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) VBScript
4 5 (17.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCDST
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) XenDesktop
3 4 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (10.71%) Terminal Server
4 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) WSUS
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (7.14%) WMI
5 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
5 1 (3.57%) MOM
5 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (3.57%) SCOM
5 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Altiris
4 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
4 2 (7.14%) Intel
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Isilon