The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank - - 144
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £213
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £15.64 -
% change year-on-year
+29.49% -
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2698 3289 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.76% 79.41% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1800 2013 1500
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 129 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Distribution across the North West region.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the North West region.

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Trend in the North West