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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Distribution
Rank 584 622 566
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -56
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 50 42 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.090% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 23
Median daily rate £310 £330 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £110 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £270 £320
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.33%

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
44125 46854 44293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.31% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29124 30464 27427
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1262 1199
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 2016.

Software Distribution Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Distribution
Top 24 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 27 August 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 +20 39 £250 -27.00% 3
London +5 12 £150 -73.68%
Scotland +16 11 £320 -3.03% 1
North East -13 11 £276 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £276 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £276 -
Erskine -4 10 £321 -2.87% 1
Renfrewshire -5 10 £321 -2.87% 1
Berkshire +14 9 £488 +85.71%
South East +8 9 £488 +57.25%
Bracknell +5 7 - -
City of London +35 4 £139 -74.77%
East of England +25 4 £250 -
Reading +18 2 £488 +85.71%
Essex +5 2 £250 -
Norfolk - 2 £250 -
Birmingham - 2 £225 -
West Midlands - 2 £225 -
South West +6 1 £650 +490.90% 3
Wiltshire - 1 £650 - 1
Great Yarmouth - 1 £250 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £110 -
Swindon - 1 £650 - 1

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 65 (61.32%) SCCM
2 60 (56.60%) Windows
3 56 (52.83%) Microsoft
4 37 (34.91%) HP
5 36 (33.96%) ITIL
5 36 (33.96%) Security Cleared
6 35 (33.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 32 (30.19%) Citrix
7 32 (30.19%) Active Directory
8 31 (29.25%) PowerShell
8 31 (29.25%) SC Cleared
9 29 (27.36%) Degree
10 27 (25.47%) Computer Science
10 27 (25.47%) Software Delivery
10 27 (25.47%) Windows Server
10 27 (25.47%) SQL
11 25 (23.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 25 (23.58%) Virtual Environments
11 25 (23.58%) Windows 7
12 24 (22.64%) XenApp
13 23 (21.70%) XenDesktop
13 23 (21.70%) Python
14 21 (19.81%) DNS
15 20 (18.87%) VMware
15 20 (18.87%) MSI
16 19 (17.92%) AppSense
16 19 (17.92%) DHCP
16 19 (17.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 19 (17.92%) VBScript
17 18 (16.98%) VB

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 (7.55%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Office
2 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.81%) DNS
2 19 (17.92%) DHCP
3 13 (12.26%) HTTP
3 13 (12.26%) HTTPS
4 9 (8.49%) SMS
5 8 (7.55%) SAN
6 7 (6.60%) Firewall
7 5 (4.72%) NAS
8 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.94%) Broadband
10 1 (0.94%) IPsec
10 1 (0.94%) LAN
10 1 (0.94%) VoIP
10 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) MSI
General
1 10 (9.43%) French Language
1 10 (9.43%) German Language
2 6 (5.66%) Finance
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.94%) Billing
5 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (8.49%) SCCM Engineer
2 6 (5.66%) Architect
2 6 (5.66%) Design Engineer
2 6 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (4.72%) Analyst
3 5 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (4.72%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (3.77%) Desktop Support
4 4 (3.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (3.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 4 (3.77%) Support Engineer
4 4 (3.77%) Systems Architect
4 4 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (2.83%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (2.83%) Consultant
5 3 (2.83%) SAN Engineer
5 3 (2.83%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 3 (2.83%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (1.89%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (1.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) Middleware
2 2 (1.89%) JSON
2 2 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (0.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.47%) Computer Science
2 15 (14.15%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (10.38%) Virtual Team
4 10 (9.43%) Data Centre
5 8 (7.55%) Management Information System
6 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.72%) Cloud Native
7 5 (4.72%) Device Driver
8 4 (3.77%) BYOD
9 3 (2.83%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.83%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.89%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.94%) Clustering
11 1 (0.94%) iPad
11 1 (0.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 60 (56.60%) Windows
2 27 (25.47%) Windows Server
3 25 (23.58%) Windows 7
4 13 (12.26%) Linux
4 13 (12.26%) Windows 10
5 8 (7.55%) Windows 8
5 8 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.72%) Mac OS X
6 5 (4.72%) Unix
7 4 (3.77%) Android
7 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.77%) SUSE
8 3 (2.83%) Solaris
9 2 (1.89%) AIX
9 2 (1.89%) HPUX
9 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.89%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) ITIL
2 27 (25.47%) Software Delivery
3 25 (23.58%) Virtual Environments
4 18 (16.98%) Patch Management
5 14 (13.21%) Analytics
6 11 (10.38%) Configuration Management
6 11 (10.38%) Software Deployment
6 11 (10.38%) Virtual Team Management
7 10 (9.43%) Release Management
8 8 (7.55%) Capacity Management
9 7 (6.60%) Coaching
9 7 (6.60%) Escalation Management
9 7 (6.60%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (4.72%) Project Management
10 5 (4.72%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (4.72%) Use Case
10 5 (4.72%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 4 (3.77%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.77%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.25%) PowerShell
2 27 (25.47%) SQL
3 23 (21.70%) Python
4 19 (17.92%) VBScript
5 18 (16.98%) T-SQL
5 18 (16.98%) VB
6 13 (12.26%) Java
7 8 (7.55%) Perl
8 7 (6.60%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.83%) Jython
10 2 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 31 (29.25%) SC Cleared
3 29 (27.36%) Degree
4 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (11.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.77%) MCSE
8 3 (2.83%) ACMT
8 3 (2.83%) CCA
8 3 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.83%) MCTS
9 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.94%) GISP
9 1 (0.94%) HND
9 1 (0.94%) MCITP
9 1 (0.94%) MCP
9 1 (0.94%) OCA
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (33.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 32 (30.19%) Active Directory
3 24 (22.64%) XenApp
4 23 (21.70%) XenDesktop
5 18 (16.98%) XenServer
6 5 (4.72%) BitLocker
6 5 (4.72%) Xen
7 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (3.77%) vSphere
8 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 65 (61.32%) SCCM
2 25 (23.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 19 (17.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (10.38%) OVPA
5 7 (6.60%) WSUS
6 4 (3.77%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.83%) BladeLogic
7 3 (2.83%) Casper Suite
7 3 (2.83%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (2.83%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.83%) Puppet
7 3 (2.83%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.89%) SCOM
8 2 (1.89%) SCSM
9 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.94%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 56 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 37 (34.91%) HP
3 32 (30.19%) Citrix
4 20 (18.87%) VMware
5 19 (17.92%) AppSense
6 10 (9.43%) Intel Security
7 8 (7.55%) Dell
8 6 (5.66%) Apple
8 6 (5.66%) Symantec
9 5 (4.72%) BMC
10 4 (3.77%) Google
10 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.83%) CA
11 3 (2.83%) MobileIron
11 3 (2.83%) Oracle
12 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.94%) Infor
13 1 (0.94%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.94%) Qualys
13 1 (0.94%) SAP
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