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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 254 221 230
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 13 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.28% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.39% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 5
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£360 £120 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -77.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £185 £400
% change year-on-year
+91.89% -53.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - £23.88
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
7564 6998 6086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.17% 71.87% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3878 3156
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 276 269
Average hourly rate £32.75 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.52 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 +3 8 - -
Hampshire -12 3 £360 -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (80.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 22 (73.33%) DV Cleared
4 16 (53.33%) SMS
5 14 (46.67%) Windows
5 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
5 14 (46.67%) Software Deployment
6 13 (43.33%) Software Delivery
6 13 (43.33%) HP
6 13 (43.33%) McAfee
7 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (30.00%) SCCM
9 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
9 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 7 (23.33%) VBScript
11 6 (20.00%) MS Office
11 6 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (20.00%) VMware
11 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
12 5 (16.67%) Finance
12 5 (16.67%) StarTeam
12 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 5 (16.67%) Citrix
12 5 (16.67%) DNS
12 5 (16.67%) Borland
12 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (13.33%) SAN
14 3 (10.00%) Remedy

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) SMS
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) IPsec
4 3 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) StarTeam
2 2 (6.67%) AdminStudio
3 1 (3.33%) MSI
3 1 (3.33%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Software Packager
3 2 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Designer
4 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Software Deployment
2 13 (43.33%) Software Delivery
3 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (23.33%) VBScript
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (73.33%) DV Cleared
3 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (80.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) HP
1 13 (43.33%) McAfee
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Borland
5 3 (10.00%) Veritas
5 3 (10.00%) Remedy
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Reuters
6 2 (6.67%) Bloomberg