The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 237 214 211
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 20 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
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£415 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £275 £362
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -23.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7239 6065 5843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.02% 71.15% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3254 2911
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.55 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Distribution Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Distribution Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Distribution across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software Distribution
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire -2 8 £275 +42.85% 1
Hampshire -13 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -11 3 - -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 35 (67.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 24 (46.15%) SMS
3 24 (46.15%) Windows
4 23 (44.23%) HP
4 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
4 23 (44.23%) Software Deployment
5 21 (40.38%) McAfee
6 13 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 13 (25.00%) SCCM
7 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 12 (23.08%) DV Cleared
7 12 (23.08%) VBScript
8 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
9 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (15.38%) Remedy
10 8 (15.38%) Migration
10 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Finance
11 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
12 6 (11.54%) MS Office
12 6 (11.54%) ITIL
12 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
12 6 (11.54%) Release Management
13 5 (9.62%) Linux
13 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
14 4 (7.69%) MS Project
14 4 (7.69%) Citrix
14 4 (7.69%) Borland
14 4 (7.69%) Project Management

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 4 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) SMS
2 3 (5.77%) SAN
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) IPsec
3 2 (3.85%) NAS
4 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.85%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Integration Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Build Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Software Packager
6 1 (1.92%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (1.92%) IT Support
6 1 (1.92%) Designer
6 1 (1.92%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.62%) Linux
4 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Software Deployment
2 8 (15.38%) Migration
2 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (11.54%) ITIL
3 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.54%) Release Management
4 4 (7.69%) Project Management
4 4 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 4 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.77%) Service Management
6 2 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.92%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (23.08%) VBScript
3 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
3 12 (23.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (67.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (25.00%) SCCM
3 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) HP
2 21 (40.38%) McAfee
3 8 (15.38%) Remedy
4 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix
5 4 (7.69%) Borland
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (3.85%) Veritas
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) Reuters
6 2 (3.85%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Apple
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