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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 252 208 222
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 13 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.41% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 7
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£360 £138 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.81% -72.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £177 £400
% change year-on-year
+97.74% -55.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.90 - £10.25
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
7415 6578 5721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.33% 72.71% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4123 3588 2901
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 272 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 27 March 2015. 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 -11 10 - -
Hampshire -18 2 £360 - 5
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 27 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 26 (78.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 21 (63.64%) DV Cleared
4 19 (57.58%) SMS
5 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
5 17 (51.52%) Software Deployment
6 16 (48.48%) HP
6 16 (48.48%) McAfee
7 14 (42.42%) Windows
8 10 (30.30%) SCCM
8 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
9 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
10 8 (24.24%) VBScript
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
12 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
12 6 (18.18%) Finance
13 5 (15.15%) VMware
13 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (15.15%) MS Office
13 5 (15.15%) Linux
14 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
14 4 (12.12%) Citrix
14 4 (12.12%) DNS
14 4 (12.12%) Borland
14 4 (12.12%) Migration
14 4 (12.12%) Remedy
14 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (12.12%) StarTeam

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) SMS
2 4 (12.12%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) IPsec
4 2 (6.06%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.06%) AdminStudio
3 1 (3.03%) MSI
3 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Software Packager
3 2 (6.06%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Designer
4 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.06%) Solaris
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Software Deployment
2 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Release Management
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 8 (24.24%) VBScript
3 2 (6.06%) VB
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 21 (63.64%) DV Cleared
3 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (78.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (30.30%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.06%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) HP
1 16 (48.48%) McAfee
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Remedy
4 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Borland
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) Reuters
5 2 (6.06%) Bloomberg
5 2 (6.06%) Veritas