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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 250 239 216
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 16 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.20% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 16
Median daily rate £425 £170 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £170 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £379 £263
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +44.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.45 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+29.25% -
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
7339 7317 6743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.12% 78.59% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4510 4157 3755
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 262 280
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Software Distribution as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 10 £375 +4.89% 2
Berkshire -9 4 £450 +164.70%
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 -
Software Distribution
England

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
2 12 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Patch Management
4 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) SCCM
5 8 (28.57%) SAN
5 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (25.00%) Coaching
7 6 (21.43%) HP
8 5 (17.86%) Intel Security
8 5 (17.86%) IPsec
8 5 (17.86%) Clustering
8 5 (17.86%) Citrix
8 5 (17.86%) Veritas
8 5 (17.86%) Netcool
8 5 (17.86%) Solaris
8 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.86%) Server Building
8 5 (17.86%) Release Management
8 5 (17.86%) NAS
9 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 4 (14.29%) Software Deployment

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Acrobat
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) IPsec
2 5 (17.86%) NAS
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) SMS
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) VPN
4 2 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) SCCM Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Build Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Solaris
3 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) SUSE
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 10 (35.71%) Patch Management
3 7 (25.00%) Coaching
3 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.86%) Release Management
4 5 (17.86%) Server Building
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Software Deployment
6 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.14%) High Availability
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
3 5 (17.86%) Netcool
4 3 (10.71%) DameWare
4 3 (10.71%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) HP
3 5 (17.86%) Citrix
3 5 (17.86%) Intel Security
3 5 (17.86%) Veritas
4 3 (10.71%) Adobe
4 3 (10.71%) Lotus
4 3 (10.71%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (7.14%) Borland
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) VMware