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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Distribution
Rank 237 207 203
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 17 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
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£433 £301 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.56% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £168 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
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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
6904 6079 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.77% 72.15% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3808 3190 2643
Average daily rate £398 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 256 330
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 7 - - 1
Hampshire -19 6 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 31 (68.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 24 (53.33%) SC Cleared
4 21 (46.67%) SMS
5 20 (44.44%) Windows
5 20 (44.44%) HP
5 20 (44.44%) Software Deployment
6 18 (40.00%) McAfee
7 14 (31.11%) DV Cleared
8 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
8 13 (28.89%) SCCM
9 12 (26.67%) VBScript
10 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
11 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 8 (17.78%) Remedy
12 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (17.78%) Migration
13 7 (15.56%) Finance
13 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
14 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
15 5 (11.11%) Linux
15 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
15 5 (11.11%) MS Office
16 4 (8.89%) MS Project
16 4 (8.89%) ITIL
16 4 (8.89%) Project Management
16 4 (8.89%) Borland
16 4 (8.89%) Citrix
16 4 (8.89%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) SMS
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (4.44%) IPsec
3 2 (4.44%) NAS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) StarTeam
2 2 (4.44%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (8.89%) Delivery Manager
1 4 (8.89%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) Analyst
3 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
3 2 (4.44%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) Build Engineer
3 2 (4.44%) Software Packager
4 1 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Designer
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Software Deployment Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (2.22%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) Applications Packager
4 1 (2.22%) Desktop Support
4 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.44%) Solaris
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Software Deployment
2 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Matrix Management
4 4 (8.89%) Release Management
4 4 (8.89%) Security Architecture
5 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.22%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.67%) VBScript
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 24 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (31.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (68.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (28.89%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) HP
2 18 (40.00%) McAfee
3 8 (17.78%) Remedy
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) Borland
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) VMware
6 2 (4.44%) Veritas
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) Reuters
6 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
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