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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 406 400 395
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 18 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.052% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.066% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Average daily rate
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£550 £294 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.23% -17.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £264 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £465 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £216 £301 £275
% change year-on-year
-28.15% +9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- -36.84%
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
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Northwood - 3 - -
City of London -7 2 £550 +22.22% 1
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
3 12 (37.50%) SCCM
4 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) DHCP
5 7 (21.88%) DNS
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.88%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (18.75%) XenApp
6 6 (18.75%) XenDesktop
6 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
7 5 (15.63%) Java
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
7 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) Banking
7 5 (15.63%) Line Management
8 4 (12.50%) Becrypt

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) Lync
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Acrobat
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DHCP
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) NAS
3 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Front Office
5 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support
2 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.25%) Software Packaging
3 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.50%) Handset
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (9.38%) Android
6 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX
7 1 (3.13%) Solaris
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
2 5 (15.63%) Line Management
3 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (12.50%) ERP
3 4 (12.50%) Security Management
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.13%) Security Hardening
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
1 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) MCSE
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) PMP
3 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MOS
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (18.75%) XenApp
2 6 (18.75%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.38%) NDS
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) vCloud
5 1 (3.13%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.13%) NFS
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.13%) WMI
4 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.13%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Citrix
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle
5 4 (12.50%) Hyperion
5 4 (12.50%) Apple
5 4 (12.50%) Becrypt
6 3 (9.38%) Google
7 2 (6.25%) Splunk
7 2 (6.25%) AppSense
8 1 (3.13%) Altiris
8 1 (3.13%) Mercator
8 1 (3.13%) RightFax
8 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) BMC
8 1 (3.13%) IBM
8 1 (3.13%) Adobe
8 1 (3.13%) Intel