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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 231 213 200
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 19 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 15
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£170 £210 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £264 £345
% change year-on-year
+43.60% -23.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - £30.63
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
7060 6547 5727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.37% 72.91% 71.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4055 3616 3016
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 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 253 241
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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 +1 9 £170 -46.66% 1
Hampshire -2 8 £358 -29.55%
Buckinghamshire -3 1 - -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 28 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 23 (67.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (55.88%) DV Cleared
4 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
5 17 (50.00%) Software Delivery
5 17 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 17 (50.00%) Windows
6 15 (44.12%) McAfee
6 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
6 15 (44.12%) HP
6 15 (44.12%) Software Deployment
7 14 (41.18%) SMS
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
9 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
9 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
10 7 (20.59%) Citrix
11 6 (17.65%) DNS
11 6 (17.65%) SQL
11 6 (17.65%) SCCM
12 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
12 5 (14.71%) NAS
12 5 (14.71%) Server Building
12 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
12 5 (14.71%) Netcool
12 5 (14.71%) IPsec
12 5 (14.71%) Clustering
12 5 (14.71%) MS Office
12 5 (14.71%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (14.71%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) SMS
2 6 (17.65%) DNS
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) IPsec
3 5 (14.71%) NAS
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) StarTeam
2 2 (5.88%) AdminStudio
2 2 (5.88%) MSI
3 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Software Packager
4 2 (5.88%) Build Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Packager
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Windows XP
2 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 5 (14.71%) Solaris
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 15 (44.12%) Software Deployment
3 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.71%) Server Building
5 4 (11.76%) Release Management
6 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) Security Cleared
2 19 (55.88%) DV Cleared
3 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 15 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (67.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (17.65%) SCCM
3 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
3 5 (14.71%) Netcool
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) HP
1 15 (44.12%) McAfee
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) Veritas
5 4 (11.76%) VMware
6 3 (8.82%) Becrypt
6 3 (8.82%) Borland
7 2 (5.88%) Reuters
7 2 (5.88%) Bloomberg
7 2 (5.88%) Remedy
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