The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Altiris products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Altiris over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Altiris.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Altiris
Rank 593 597 543
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -54
Contract jobs citing Altiris 51 44 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.079% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.17% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 44
Average daily rate £344 £265 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.81% +13.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £150 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £68.10 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.93% +290.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £14.30 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £122.75 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £117.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year
-67.02% +574.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24666 25232 24671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.16% 45.30% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15147 14320 13834
Average daily rate £401 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1101 1046
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Altiris
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Altiris within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Altiris Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Altiris
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Altiris within the UK.

Altiris Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Altiris
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Altiris within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Altiris Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Altiris
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Altiris within the UK.

Altiris Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Altiris
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Altiris within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Altiris Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Altiris
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Altiris within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -36 25 £375 +12.44%
Scotland - 18 £330 - 2
London -1 12 £303 -26.66%
Erskine - 9 £330 -
Renfrewshire - 9 £330 -
Northern Ireland - 7 - -
County Antrim - 7 - -
Belfast - 7 - -
Yorkshire +6 5 £438 +2.94%
Glasgow - 5 - -
Doncaster - 5 £438 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £438 -
City of London +40 4 £330 -20.00%
South East -16 4 £266 -21.86%
Peterborough +11 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +7 3 - -
East of England +2 3 - -
Surrey -5 3 £263 -
Hampshire -4 1 £375 +7.75%
Ealing - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Altiris
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Altiris 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 Altiris.

1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 43 (52.44%) Active Directory
4 38 (46.34%) VMware
5 34 (41.46%) HP
6 32 (39.02%) SCCM
7 31 (37.80%) Windows Server
8 27 (32.93%) ITIL
9 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
9 25 (30.49%) Windows 7
10 24 (29.27%) MS Exchange
11 23 (28.05%) Citrix
11 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (25.61%) PowerShell
13 20 (24.39%) SAN
13 20 (24.39%) Symantec
14 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (23.17%) DNS
15 17 (20.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
16 16 (19.51%) XenApp
17 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
17 15 (18.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 15 (18.29%) SLA
18 14 (17.07%) Linux
18 14 (17.07%) SolarWinds
18 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
18 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
19 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
19 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP

Altiris
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Altiris 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 Altiris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (6.10%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.22%) Apache
8 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.41%) MS Office
3 6 (7.32%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.39%) SAN
2 19 (23.17%) DNS
3 13 (15.85%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.41%) DHCP
5 9 (10.98%) SNMP
6 7 (8.54%) SSL
7 6 (7.32%) Firewall
7 6 (7.32%) NetScaler
8 5 (6.10%) Unified Communications
8 5 (6.10%) Wireless
9 4 (4.88%) LAN
9 4 (4.88%) WAN
10 3 (3.66%) Internet
10 3 (3.66%) Multicast
10 3 (3.66%) VPN
11 1 (1.22%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.22%) DMZ
11 1 (1.22%) Intranet
11 1 (1.22%) MPLS
11 1 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) EDRMS
1 7 (8.54%) IDOL
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) InstallShield
1 4 (4.88%) MSI
1 4 (4.88%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Financial Institution
2 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Back Office
3 2 (2.44%) Front Office
3 2 (2.44%) Law
3 2 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (13.41%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Desktop Support
4 8 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Administrator
5 7 (8.54%) Author
5 7 (8.54%) Build Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Exchange Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Technical Author
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Database Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.98%) Replication
3 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.44%) iPad
6 2 (2.44%) iPhone
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.22%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.22%) IVR
7 1 (1.22%) NHS
7 1 (1.22%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 31 (37.80%) Windows Server
3 25 (30.49%) Windows 7
4 14 (17.07%) Linux
5 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (9.76%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.10%) AIX
9 5 (6.10%) Unix
10 2 (2.44%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) Unit Testing
3 11 (13.41%) Migration
4 10 (12.20%) Application Packaging
5 9 (10.98%) Patch Management
6 8 (9.76%) Service Management
7 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.54%) Server Building
8 6 (7.32%) Application Virtualisation
8 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.32%) CRM
8 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.10%) Project Management
9 5 (6.10%) Time Management
10 4 (4.88%) ITSM
10 4 (4.88%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.41%) SQL
3 7 (8.54%) VB
3 7 (8.54%) VBScript
4 2 (2.44%) Python
4 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
3 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.20%) MCSE
5 9 (10.98%) MCSA
6 5 (6.10%) DBS Check
7 4 (4.88%) CCEE
7 4 (4.88%) CCNA
7 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (4.88%) Degree
7 4 (4.88%) HNC
7 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (4.88%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.44%) CCA
8 2 (2.44%) CCAA
8 2 (2.44%) CCEA
9 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (52.44%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (19.51%) XenApp
4 12 (14.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (9.76%) XenDesktop
6 7 (8.54%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.88%) BitLocker
8 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
9 3 (3.66%) MetaFrame
9 3 (3.66%) XenServer
10 2 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.22%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (39.02%) SCCM
2 17 (20.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (18.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 13 (15.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (7.32%) WSUS
6 5 (6.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (4.88%) Nagios
7 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
7 4 (4.88%) Perfmon
8 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.22%) SCOM
9 1 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 38 (46.34%) VMware
3 34 (41.46%) HP
4 23 (28.05%) Citrix
5 20 (24.39%) Symantec
6 14 (17.07%) SolarWinds
7 11 (13.41%) Cisco
8 10 (12.20%) Remedy
9 8 (9.76%) Forcepoint
10 7 (8.54%) CommVault
10 7 (8.54%) Dell
10 7 (8.54%) Dell Compellent
10 7 (8.54%) Kaspersky
10 7 (8.54%) Meridio
10 7 (8.54%) Oracle
10 7 (8.54%) Sophos
11 6 (7.32%) AppSense
11 6 (7.32%) Intel Security
12 5 (6.10%) EMC
12 5 (6.10%) LANDesk