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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 572 595 544
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -51
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 74 43 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.078% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.098% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 37
Median daily rate £321 £379 £297
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.24% +27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £216 £282
% change year-on-year
+48.43% -23.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 2
Median hourly rate £22.25 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.69% -5.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £13.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+60.64% -7.66%

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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

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

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 30 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 28 June 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 +12 55 £291 -23.30% 1
North East - 22 £249 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 22 £249 -
Tyne and Wear - 22 £249 -
Scotland -3 16 £330 - 4
South East -10 16 £450 +164.70%
Renfrewshire -27 11 £337 - 2
Erskine -31 11 £337 - 2
Berkshire -7 9 £450 +164.70%
Hampshire +9 7 - -
Basingstoke - 7 - -
Bracknell -10 5 - -
London -17 5 £523 +1.95% 1
Reading 0 4 £450 +108.09%
South West - 4 £700 -
East of England - 4 £250 -
North West - 3 £750 -
Manchester - 3 £750 -
Yorkshire +4 2 £400 -
Essex - 2 £250 -
Norfolk - 2 £250 -
Swindon - 2 £700 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire - 2 £700 -
City of London +35 1 - - 1
West Midlands -31 1 £750 -
Birmingham - 1 £750 -
Edinburgh - 1 £110 -
Stockport - 1 £750 -
Basildon - 1 - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 61 (58.65%) Microsoft
1 61 (58.65%) SCCM
2 60 (57.69%) Windows
3 41 (39.42%) Active Directory
4 40 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 34 (32.69%) Windows Server
5 34 (32.69%) ITIL
6 33 (31.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 33 (31.73%) PowerShell
6 33 (31.73%) SC Cleared
7 32 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 32 (30.77%) HP
8 31 (29.81%) SQL
9 30 (28.85%) Virtual Environments
10 26 (25.00%) Degree
10 26 (25.00%) Citrix
11 24 (23.08%) Software Delivery
12 23 (22.12%) Computer Science
12 23 (22.12%) DNS
13 22 (21.15%) VMware
13 22 (21.15%) Windows 7
14 21 (20.19%) XenApp
15 20 (19.23%) XenDesktop
15 20 (19.23%) Python
16 18 (17.31%) DHCP
16 18 (17.31%) HTTP
16 18 (17.31%) HTTPS
17 17 (16.35%) SAN
17 17 (16.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 17 (16.35%) Linux

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 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.88%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) Acrobat
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.92%) GitHub
2 2 (1.92%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) DNS
2 18 (17.31%) DHCP
2 18 (17.31%) HTTP
2 18 (17.31%) HTTPS
3 17 (16.35%) SAN
4 13 (12.50%) NAS
5 10 (9.62%) Firewall
6 8 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 6 (5.77%) SMS
8 5 (4.81%) IPsec
9 3 (2.88%) Internet
9 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.88%) VPN
10 1 (0.96%) Broadband
10 1 (0.96%) LAN
10 1 (0.96%) VoIP
10 1 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) MySQL
2 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) MSI
2 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (3.85%) French Language
1 4 (3.85%) German Language
2 1 (0.96%) Banking
2 1 (0.96%) Billing
2 1 (0.96%) Finance
2 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (8.65%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (6.73%) Architect
3 6 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (4.81%) Design Engineer
4 5 (4.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
5 4 (3.85%) Analyst
5 4 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 4 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 4 (3.85%) Systems Architect
5 4 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (2.88%) Consultant
6 3 (2.88%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (2.88%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 3 (2.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (2.88%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (0.96%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.42%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Clustering
5 4 (3.85%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.85%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.92%) BYOD
7 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.96%) iPad
7 1 (0.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 60 (57.69%) Windows
2 34 (32.69%) Windows Server
3 22 (21.15%) Windows 7
4 17 (16.35%) Linux
5 12 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 10 (9.62%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.73%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.81%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.81%) Solaris
9 4 (3.85%) Android
9 4 (3.85%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.85%) SUSE
10 3 (2.88%) Unix
11 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.69%) ITIL
2 30 (28.85%) Virtual Environments
3 24 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 16 (15.38%) Patch Management
5 14 (13.46%) Analytics
5 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
6 9 (8.65%) Release Management
7 8 (7.69%) ITSM
7 8 (7.69%) Software Deployment
8 7 (6.73%) Coaching
8 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.77%) Project Management
10 5 (4.81%) Server Building
11 4 (3.85%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (3.85%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (3.85%) Use Case
11 4 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 4 (3.85%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.73%) PowerShell
2 31 (29.81%) SQL
3 20 (19.23%) Python
4 17 (16.35%) VBScript
5 16 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 16 (15.38%) VB
6 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.69%) Jython
8 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.77%) Java
8 6 (5.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 33 (31.73%) SC Cleared
3 26 (25.00%) Degree
4 13 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (9.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.88%) ACMT
7 3 (2.88%) CCA
7 3 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (2.88%) MCSE
7 3 (2.88%) MCTS
8 1 (0.96%) HND
8 1 (0.96%) OCA
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (39.42%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (20.19%) XenApp
4 20 (19.23%) XenDesktop
5 16 (15.38%) XenServer
6 4 (3.85%) BitLocker
6 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (3.85%) vSphere
6 4 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (58.65%) SCCM
2 33 (31.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (16.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (9.62%) Puppet
5 9 (8.65%) WSUS
6 8 (7.69%) BladeLogic
6 8 (7.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 8 (7.69%) SCOrch
6 8 (7.69%) Tivoli
7 5 (4.81%) Netcool
8 4 (3.85%) OVPA
9 3 (2.88%) Casper Suite
9 3 (2.88%) DameWare
9 3 (2.88%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.88%) SCOM
10 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (58.65%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.77%) HP
3 26 (25.00%) Citrix
4 22 (21.15%) VMware
5 17 (16.35%) AppSense
6 12 (11.54%) Dell
7 10 (9.62%) BMC
8 9 (8.65%) Symantec
9 8 (7.69%) CA
9 8 (7.69%) Intel Security
10 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.81%) Apple
11 5 (4.81%) Veritas
12 3 (2.88%) Adobe
12 3 (2.88%) Google
12 3 (2.88%) Lotus
12 3 (2.88%) Oracle
12 3 (2.88%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.96%) MobileIron
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