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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 217 209 227
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 31 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 19
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£413 £173 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -53.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £137 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £32.50
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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
6767 6276 6920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.84% 71.75% 70.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3811 3439 3310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 246 324
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.84 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 15 £263 +64.06%
Hampshire -11 11 £459 +53.70% 2
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 30 (48.39%) Windows
3 28 (45.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 18 (29.03%) DV Cleared
5 16 (25.81%) Software Deployment
5 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
7 14 (22.58%) McAfee
8 13 (20.97%) HP
8 13 (20.97%) SMS
9 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
9 12 (19.35%) Windows XP
9 12 (19.35%) MS Office
9 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
10 11 (17.74%) DNS
10 11 (17.74%) Borland
10 11 (17.74%) StarTeam
11 10 (16.13%) SCCM
12 9 (14.52%) Project Management
12 9 (14.52%) ITIL
13 8 (12.90%) SLA
13 8 (12.90%) Service Management
13 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
14 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
14 7 (11.29%) Release Management
15 6 (9.68%) Matrix Management
15 6 (9.68%) Migration
15 6 (9.68%) Security Architecture
15 6 (9.68%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Office
2 6 (9.68%) MS Project
3 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) SMS
2 11 (17.74%) DNS
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
3 1 (1.61%) IPsec
3 1 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
1 1 (1.61%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.23%) MSI
3 1 (1.61%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.61%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Billing
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Build Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Service Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Applications Packager
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) IT Support
7 2 (3.23%) Service Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Configuration Administrator
8 1 (1.61%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.61%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.61%) iSeries
2 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (19.35%) Windows XP
4 7 (11.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.61%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
7 1 (1.61%) Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Software Deployment
2 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.52%) Project Management
3 9 (14.52%) ITIL
4 8 (12.90%) Service Management
5 7 (11.29%) Release Management
6 6 (9.68%) Matrix Management
6 6 (9.68%) Security Architecture
6 6 (9.68%) Migration
7 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
8 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.45%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.61%) ERP
9 1 (1.61%) Test Management
9 1 (1.61%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.68%) VBScript
3 4 (6.45%) C
4 2 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 38 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.03%) DV Cleared
3 15 (24.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (45.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (16.13%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.61%) Netcool
4 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.61%) WMI
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
4 1 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) McAfee
3 13 (20.97%) HP
4 11 (17.74%) Borland
5 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 4 (6.45%) Remedy
6 3 (4.84%) Apple
7 2 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (1.61%) Veritas
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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