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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 441 407 407
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 1 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.035% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.044% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 15
Median daily rate - £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +80.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.63% -
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
19232 18390 19103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.79% 80.79% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13996 12858 13566
Median daily rate £475 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 264 237
Median hourly rate £21.78 £20.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.69 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Software Distribution as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
5 1 (20.00%) SCOM
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft