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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 218 221 232
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 32 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Average daily rate
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£442 £299 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.84% -17.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £213 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £308 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £225 £340
% change year-on-year
+21.55% -33.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -47.16%
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
6811 6214 7098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.00% 71.37% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3794 3463 3377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 246 318
Average hourly rate £22.00 £33.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.32% +44.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.15 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +20 19 £263 +45.83% 3
Hampshire -13 8 £518 +68.57% 2
Middlesex - - - -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 43 (71.67%) Security Cleared
2 33 (55.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 31 (51.67%) Windows
4 19 (31.67%) Software Deployment
4 19 (31.67%) DV Cleared
5 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 17 (28.33%) HP
6 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (26.67%) SMS
7 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.00%) McAfee
9 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
10 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 12 (20.00%) MS Office
11 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
11 11 (18.33%) DNS
11 11 (18.33%) Borland
11 11 (18.33%) StarTeam
12 10 (16.67%) ITIL
13 9 (15.00%) Project Management
13 9 (15.00%) SCCM
14 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
14 8 (13.33%) Service Management
15 7 (11.67%) VBScript
15 7 (11.67%) MS Project
15 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
15 7 (11.67%) Security Architecture
15 7 (11.67%) Matrix Management
16 6 (10.00%) Release Management
16 6 (10.00%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Office
2 7 (11.67%) MS Project
3 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) SMS
2 11 (18.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) SAN
3 2 (3.33%) IPsec
3 2 (3.33%) NAS
4 1 (1.67%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
1 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.33%) MSI
3 1 (1.67%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.33%) Finance
1 2 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Build Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) IT Support
6 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Applications Packager
6 2 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.33%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (1.67%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Clustering
1 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.67%) iSeries
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (51.67%) Windows
2 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
5 2 (3.33%) Solaris
5 2 (3.33%) Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Software Deployment
2 13 (21.67%) Configuration Management
3 10 (16.67%) ITIL
4 9 (15.00%) Project Management
5 8 (13.33%) Service Management
6 7 (11.67%) Matrix Management
6 7 (11.67%) Security Architecture
7 6 (10.00%) Release Management
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.67%) ERP
10 1 (1.67%) Test Management
10 1 (1.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) VBScript
1 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) VB
2 2 (3.33%) C
3 1 (1.67%) Perl
3 1 (1.67%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 43 (71.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) DV Cleared
3 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (55.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (15.00%) SCCM
3 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.33%) Netcool
5 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.67%) WMI
5 1 (1.67%) WSUS
5 1 (1.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) HP
2 16 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.00%) McAfee
4 11 (18.33%) Borland
5 5 (8.33%) Remedy
6 3 (5.00%) Apple
6 3 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (3.33%) Veritas
7 2 (3.33%) SAP
7 2 (3.33%) VMware
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle