The table below looks at the statistics for Software Distribution skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Distribution over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Distribution
Rank 537 531 510
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing Software Distribution 77 47 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.089% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £360 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £250 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.40% -27.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -47.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £14.00 £15.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -47.16%

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
42763 39046 42056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.99% 74.08% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26736 24118 24356
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1083 1556
Average hourly rate £23.66 £27.50 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -8.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Software Distribution
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Distribution within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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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 -2 62 £520 +89.09% 7
South East +7 32 £442 +47.84% 5
Berkshire +24 18 £263 +45.83% 1
Bracknell +17 16 £263 +45.83% 1
London +10 12 £550 +83.33% 1
Hampshire -9 9 £518 +68.57% 1
Yorkshire - 6 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Reading +8 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -

Software Distribution
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Software Distribution 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 Software Distribution.

1 89 (60.14%) Windows
2 73 (49.32%) Security Cleared
3 54 (36.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 51 (34.46%) SCCM
5 47 (31.76%) SC Cleared
6 46 (31.08%) Active Directory
7 43 (29.05%) Microsoft
8 41 (27.70%) Citrix
9 36 (24.32%) Windows 7
10 34 (22.97%) ITIL
11 30 (20.27%) Windows XP
11 30 (20.27%) PowerShell
12 29 (19.59%) Configuration Management
13 28 (18.92%) SQL
14 27 (18.24%) HP
15 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (14.86%) Tivoli
17 21 (14.19%) Software Deployment
18 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (12.84%) NAS
18 19 (12.84%) DV Cleared
18 19 (12.84%) SAN
18 19 (12.84%) MS Office
18 19 (12.84%) SMS
18 19 (12.84%) Clustering
19 18 (12.16%) Microsoft App-V
19 18 (12.16%) MSI
19 18 (12.16%) Linux
20 17 (11.49%) Project Management
20 17 (11.49%) Netcool

Software Distribution
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Software Distribution 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 Software Distribution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (12.84%) MS Office
2 9 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.08%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) Final Cut Pro
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.84%) SMS
1 19 (12.84%) SAN
1 19 (12.84%) NAS
2 17 (11.49%) IPsec
3 12 (8.11%) DNS
4 4 (2.70%) LAN
5 2 (1.35%) Internet
5 2 (1.35%) Firewall
5 2 (1.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.68%) Wireless
6 1 (0.68%) DHCP
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.35%) MySQL
1 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.68%) SQLPlus
2 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (12.16%) MSI
2 11 (7.43%) StarTeam
3 5 (3.38%) AdminStudio
4 3 (2.03%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (2.03%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (9.46%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.73%) Finance
3 5 (3.38%) Mandarin Language
3 5 (3.38%) Cantonese Language
4 4 (2.70%) Law
4 4 (2.70%) Legal
4 4 (2.70%) Publishing
5 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.35%) Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (10.14%) Analyst
2 13 (8.78%) Applications Packager
2 13 (8.78%) Integration Engineer
3 12 (8.11%) Build Engineer
4 10 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (4.73%) Administrator
6 7 (4.73%) Support Analyst
6 7 (4.73%) Architect
7 6 (4.05%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.05%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.38%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Consultant
8 5 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (3.38%) Windows Administrator
9 4 (2.70%) SCCM Consultant
9 4 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.81%) Application Packaging
2 12 (8.11%) JSP
3 10 (6.76%) Software Packaging
4 4 (2.70%) DCOM
5 3 (2.03%) ADO
6 2 (1.35%) .NET
6 2 (1.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.84%) Clustering
2 10 (6.76%) Firmware
3 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.05%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.03%) iPhone
7 3 (2.03%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.03%) iPad
8 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) Handset
9 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.68%) Statistics
9 1 (0.68%) iSeries
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (60.14%) Windows
2 36 (24.32%) Windows 7
3 30 (20.27%) Windows XP
4 25 (16.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (12.16%) Linux
7 16 (10.81%) Solaris
8 7 (4.73%) Windows Vista
9 5 (3.38%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.35%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.35%) UNIX
11 1 (0.68%) AIX
11 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.97%) ITIL
2 29 (19.59%) Configuration Management
3 21 (14.19%) Software Deployment
4 17 (11.49%) ITIL V3
4 17 (11.49%) Project Management
5 12 (8.11%) Compatibility Testing
6 11 (7.43%) Service Management
6 11 (7.43%) Service Delivery
7 10 (6.76%) Migration
8 9 (6.08%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.41%) Release Management
10 7 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.73%) Matrix Management
10 7 (4.73%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 5 (3.38%) Business Continuity
13 4 (2.70%) Logistics
13 4 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.27%) PowerShell
2 28 (18.92%) SQL
3 12 (8.11%) VB
4 11 (7.43%) VBScript
5 5 (3.38%) C
6 3 (2.03%) Tcl
7 2 (1.35%) REXX
8 1 (0.68%) Winbatch
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 73 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 47 (31.76%) SC Cleared
3 19 (12.84%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.38%) Degree
5 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.03%) MCSE
7 2 (1.35%) PMP
7 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.68%) MCDST
8 1 (0.68%) MCITP
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (31.08%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.41%) XenDesktop
4 7 (4.73%) XenApp
5 6 (4.05%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (2.70%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.03%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.35%) XenServer
9 2 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (36.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 51 (34.46%) SCCM
3 22 (14.86%) Tivoli
4 17 (11.49%) Netcool
5 8 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (5.41%) WSUS
6 7 (4.73%) AppDNA
7 5 (3.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (3.38%) WMI
8 2 (1.35%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.35%) OpenView
8 2 (1.35%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (0.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.68%) SCOM
9 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (29.05%) Microsoft
2 41 (27.70%) Citrix
3 27 (18.24%) HP
4 16 (10.81%) Veritas
5 15 (10.14%) McAfee
6 12 (8.11%) VMware
7 11 (7.43%) Borland
8 8 (5.41%) Symantec
9 5 (3.38%) Remedy
9 5 (3.38%) Lumension
10 4 (2.70%) Altiris
10 4 (2.70%) IBM
11 3 (2.03%) Apple
11 3 (2.03%) AppSense
12 2 (1.35%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.35%) Splunk
12 2 (1.35%) RightFax
12 2 (1.35%) CA
12 2 (1.35%) Wyse
12 2 (1.35%) Intel
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