The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 622 608 543
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -65
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 42 39 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.069% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.087% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 41
Median daily rate £375 £360 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +32.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £300 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +80.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Median hourly rate £17.45 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.63% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+58.63% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45575 44729 42342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.84% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30101 27892 26461
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1297 1209
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Trend

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

Software Distribution Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Distribution
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Software Distribution Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 26 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 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
England -4 27 £290 -19.37% 7
Scotland -16 15 £421 +9.41% 7
South East -13 13 £358 -0.62% 4
Renfrewshire -25 13 £421 +0.29% 2
Erskine -31 13 £421 +0.29% 2
Hampshire +7 9 £335 -6.87% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £235 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £235 -
North East - 7 £235 - 1
West Midlands -12 3 £225 -
Basingstoke - 3 - - 2
Hook +1 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 -
Oxford - 2 £400 -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 2
Bracknell -5 1 - -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
London -27 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £375 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 with a requirement for Software Distribution.

1 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
3 35 (52.24%) Active Directory
4 30 (44.78%) SCCM
5 28 (41.79%) Security Cleared
6 24 (35.82%) SC Cleared
6 24 (35.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 23 (34.33%) ITIL
7 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
8 19 (28.36%) SQL
9 18 (26.87%) SAN
10 17 (25.37%) Windows XP
11 16 (23.88%) HTTP
11 16 (23.88%) HTTPS
11 16 (23.88%) Windows 7
12 15 (22.39%) HP
12 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
12 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
12 15 (22.39%) NAS
13 14 (20.90%) Citrix
14 13 (19.40%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
14 13 (19.40%) Degree
14 13 (19.40%) Firewall
14 13 (19.40%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (16.42%) DNS
15 11 (16.42%) Puppet
16 10 (14.93%) Public Cloud
16 10 (14.93%) Dell
16 10 (14.93%) Middleware

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (11.94%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Acrobat
2 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.97%) MS Office
4 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) GitHub
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) SAN
2 16 (23.88%) HTTP
2 16 (23.88%) HTTPS
3 15 (22.39%) NAS
4 13 (19.40%) Firewall
5 11 (16.42%) DNS
6 10 (14.93%) iSCSI
7 8 (11.94%) Internet
7 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
7 8 (11.94%) VPN
8 7 (10.45%) DHCP
9 5 (7.46%) IPsec
10 2 (2.99%) SMS
11 1 (1.49%) Broadband
11 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MSI
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (4.48%) Finance
1 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (8.96%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (7.46%) Analyst
2 5 (7.46%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (7.46%) Service Analyst
2 5 (7.46%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
2 5 (7.46%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (7.46%) Technical Services Analyst
3 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support
3 4 (5.97%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (4.48%) IT Support
4 3 (4.48%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (4.48%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 3 (4.48%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (4.48%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 3 (4.48%) Software Engineer
4 3 (4.48%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (2.99%) Applications Support
5 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
1 10 (14.93%) Public Cloud
2 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.46%) Clustering
4 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) BYOD
5 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.99%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 23 (34.33%) Windows Server
3 17 (25.37%) Windows XP
4 16 (23.88%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.45%) Linux
6 5 (7.46%) Solaris
7 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.99%) Android
8 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Unix
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
3 9 (13.43%) ITSM
3 9 (13.43%) Software Delivery
4 8 (11.94%) Change Control
4 8 (11.94%) Incident Management
4 8 (11.94%) Release Management
5 7 (10.45%) Analytics
5 7 (10.45%) Patch Management
6 6 (8.96%) OO
7 5 (7.46%) Project Management
7 5 (7.46%) Server Building
8 4 (5.97%) Coaching
8 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.48%) Software Deployment
9 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.99%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
3 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (13.43%) Jython
3 9 (13.43%) Python
4 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.96%) VB
4 6 (8.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Security Cleared
2 24 (35.82%) SC Cleared
3 13 (19.40%) Degree
3 13 (19.40%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (10.45%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.49%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) OCA
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (52.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (8.96%) XenApp
3 6 (8.96%) XenDesktop
3 6 (8.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (44.78%) SCCM
2 24 (35.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 11 (16.42%) Puppet
4 9 (13.43%) BladeLogic
4 9 (13.43%) SCOrch
5 8 (11.94%) DameWare
5 8 (11.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 8 (11.94%) Tivoli
6 6 (8.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (8.96%) WSUS
7 5 (7.46%) Netcool
8 3 (4.48%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) HP
3 14 (20.90%) Citrix
4 10 (14.93%) CA
4 10 (14.93%) Dell
5 9 (13.43%) BMC
6 8 (11.94%) Adobe
6 8 (11.94%) Lotus
6 8 (11.94%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (11.94%) VMware
7 6 (8.96%) AppSense
7 6 (8.96%) Symantec
8 5 (7.46%) Veritas
9 4 (5.97%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.99%) Becrypt
10 2 (2.99%) Borland
10 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.49%) Remedy
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £17.45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £17.45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago