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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 417 405 386
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 7 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.082% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Average daily rate
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£550 £225 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -25.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
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
18458 19449 19685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.13% 76.63% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12825 13607 13265
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 234 365
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 27 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Citrix
4 11 (50.00%) SCCM
5 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
6 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (22.73%) Publishing
6 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
6 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (18.18%) Logistics
7 4 (18.18%) MS Office
7 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 3 (13.64%) VB
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Terminal Server
8 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Law
8 3 (13.64%) iPhone
8 3 (13.64%) Document Management
8 3 (13.64%) XenApp
8 3 (13.64%) E-Discovery
8 3 (13.64%) iPad
8 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (4.55%) Vectorworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 5 (22.73%) Publishing
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) SCCM Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) iPhone
2 3 (13.64%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Logistics
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) E-Discovery
3 3 (13.64%) Document Management
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Release Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.55%) MOF
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCDST
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
3 3 (13.64%) Terminal Server
3 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 1 (4.55%) SCSM
3 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (59.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Altiris
3 2 (9.09%) LANDesk
3 2 (9.09%) RightFax
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Intel
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe